Acting Quotes

Quote of the day: “Real people struggle *not* to show their feelings” (Michael Caine)

Quote of the day: “The modern film actor knows that real people in real life struggle *not* to show their feelings. It is more truthful, and more potent, to fight against the tears,…

Quote of the day: “When I act…I get a better sense of who I am” (Giancarlo Esposito)

Quote of the day: “When I act, I become very focused and I get a better sense of who I am and so, acting was always a way for me to transcend my…

Quote of the day: Martin Landau – “Acting is *not* showing”

Quote of the day: “Acting is *not* showing. Only bad actors try to cry. Good actors try not to. Only bad actors try to laugh. Good actors try not to. Only bad actors…

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  • Quote of the day: “You have to detach yourself from the result.” (Constance Wu)

    Quote of the day: “You have to detach yourself from the result. And the result is booking a job. And you have to, instead, attach to the result which is going into the…

    Quote of the day: Matthew McConaughey – “I love entrances and exits”

      Quote of the day: “I love entrances and exits. I love doing all the work about, “well let’s backload about where my character’s coming from, and why, how he got here and…

    Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)

    Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)   ________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote, from Konstantin Stanislavski, is a bit of a warning to actors not to…

    Quote of the day: Viola Davis

    Quote of the day: “I created a production company out of necessity, because if I literally waited for Hollywood, I would still be [playing] mama [roles]” (Viola Davis)     ________________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote…

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    Happy New Year! (by AM Staff) Happy New Year to our readers, social media followers and to actors everywhere! We hope your 2018 was filled with great advancements in your acting careers! Did…

    Quote of the day: Martin Landau

    Quote of the Day: “In a well-written script, what people say to each other – the dialogue – is what a character’s willing to reveal, willing to share with another person. The 90%…

    Quote of the Day: Dennis Haysbert

    Quote of the day: To develop a character, I try to figure out who the person is, where he’s from. Who were his parents? How did he relate to his parents? Where did…