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The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality…
With Altman, he does discuss everything with you, but then leaves you to it and gives you full rein and lets you improvise and create…
My partner Dan Ireland wants me to direct, and I read a lot of scripts – some good enough that I could see myself. But…
I’m a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after ‘Mystic Pizza’, not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to…
And then, as the years went on, I just kept moving along, busting into doors and getting roles, until I started to actually believe that…
All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That’s all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop…
Acting is not a mystery. There’s nothing that I know that other actors don’t know. We all act, we’re all actors, we all know the…
When you are a character actor they trust you will go in and give them a full character and leave.
When I was younger I used to pick things just to face the fear.
This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn’t settle well with me at all.
What kind of recognition do I deserve? I don’t deserve any recognition.
Then I did Mystic Pizza, just to do something I wasn’t fat in.
They were all interested in what I was going to do, because I’d never worked in televsion before.
The Whole Wide World is the first movie I’ve ever produced.
The most fun you can possibly have as an actor is to walk that line between what’s real and what’s interesting.
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they’d seen my work in Full Metal…
Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it’s really hard to have full control of your character.
So a failed movie is not going to ruin my career.
No, I knew when I was doing theater in New York that this was what I was supposed to be doing.
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