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You see a lot of these movies that are really just 90-minute video games. The effects are incredible. I get it: There’s an art to…
I never starved. And you know, whatever talent I have, I’ve relied on that, versus image or star. I have just said, ‘Hire me if…
I know there are people, if I go into a market or a city for the first time, there are people that are there that…
I always wanted to do films. I’d gone to New York early in 1976 and did a lot of theater, but I really wanted to…
As an actor, you’re always at the service of somebody else’s vision. In a play, it’s more of the director’s vision, and he or she’s…
Working with Jim Carrey is an absolute gas. I have never laughed so hard for so long. Had he been on-board for the sequel of…
Meryl Streep’s brilliant, just brilliant. I’ve been fortunate to do two movies with Meryl. And for an actor to go moment to moment like she…
And regardless of the fact that in this country, certainly in the arts, we treat comedy as a second-class citizen, I’ve never thought of it…
We’re all capable of anything as human beings. Any emotion, any action. We really are.
There are so many projects that you go into hoping the story works, and here comes a new third act and that kind of thing.
The older you get, and the more you’re in this business, the more you kind of feel like, ‘Why don’t we just do it my…
Television in the last few years has been where all the great writers are going. TV now is what indie film used to be.
Our kids are in their twenties now, which is a wonderful time.
Nothing seems to matter but ourselves. That’s not how I was brought up. I don’t recognize the country I live in anymore.
I think it’s a style of acting that you trust. You trust the instincts.
I love the theater, but if I had to choose, I would choose a film at this time in my life. Something meaty, to sink…
Give me good writing, and I’ll play it all day.
I just never did buy this idea that you have to live in Los Angeles to be an actor. I didn’t see that as a…
Every actor just wants good writing.
And the actors tend not to want to watch themselves very often. I’m one of those guys.
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