Find the best quotes by Melanie Lynskey.
If a movie is received badly, and I’m in only one scene of it, I still feel responsible. I feel like it was my fault…
I think that for me as a person, it’s very easy for me to hear, ‘It’s too difficult.’ Or, ‘You’re not easy to cast.’ And,…
I know a lot of actors have all these expectations and believe that one thing should lead to another thing, and that’s probably the right…
I feel like any actor should always be thinking about how to serve the story. The thing to be cautious of is trying to make…
I don’t know, I love it when I see movies with people who are not super familiar to me or people who I’ve seen in…
I’ll audition for something and then the feedback has been, ‘The director wants you, the creative people want you, but the studio is saying no.’…
Everybody goes through challenges. There’s stuff that happens personally that’s challenging, stuff in work that’s difficult, disappointments that happen.
Usually when I am in a movie that is about to come out, if people don’t love it, that is fine – I can handle…
To take a job just so I can go on a fancy vacation doesn’t really seem worth it.
The interesting thing about acting is using all your own stuff and having some kind of personal catharsis while you’re working.
The acting life is different than I thought it would be. I love it – it’s actually a lot less pressure than I thought it…
I’ve done a gazillion readings that have gone on to be movies that are made without me.
If I could be working every day, I would be.
I’ve definitely had times in my life where I’ve been depressed and not able to do anything at all.
I’m not one of those people who can cry on cue. If I have to cry in an audition, I’m like, ‘Okay, let me see…
I was at university and I was studying modern drama and studying English, and I just was like, ‘I don’t wanna be in this place.…
I was a kid who didn’t have a lot of self-esteem.
I was a very independent teenager.
I used to write stories and poetry, but for some reason I have it in my head that if I’m going to write, I have…
I think filmmakers are always interested in getting the best actor that they can find, the person who’s the most right for it.
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