acting quotes

I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.Aaliyah

It was always part of the plan to move into acting.Aaliyah

I probably never would have been hired on Broadway had I not moved out to L.A. and pursued acting and film, which is sad, really.Amy Adams

I think, ultimately, looking back now, acting wasn't satisfying me 100%.Joey Lauren Adams

After 2000 or so, I started to realize I wanted to be doing something else. I didn't want to be in front of a camera. I was frustrated. I didn't think I would stop acting, but I didn't want to be seen.Ben Affleck

I like acting for myself as a director. I act and I know that I'll have a chance to have some say in what gets used and that I'll be able to give myself enough takes and be on the same page as myself about how the scene should play.Ben Affleck

My goal has always been not to look forward to the next thing, but to relish and celebrate the successes I have at the moment. Whether it's landing a part in a student film or having a good day in acting class, I never discredit anything.Dianna Agron

I think it's critical in any character you play that it really is about reacting instead of acting. You can always tell when a person is acting.Malin Akerman

I don't think I'm proud of anything in acting.Eddie Albert

What I always wanted to get seen as was as a good actor, when it was the acting I was doing. When I'm writing, I want to try to be seen as a good writer.Alan Alda

I'm trying to get an acting gig on 'CSI' or something like that, so we'll see how that works out. I'm a singer, definitely not an actor, so I just follow directions.Jason Aldean

I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer, but that didn't work out so I thought I'd take on acting.Sasha Alexander

I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation.Sasha Alexander

Romance is possible between two people at any age! I love feeling young and acting young as I age.Kim Alexis

You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?Debbie Allen

I was a very good girl for a long time, that's what really drew me to acting. The stage was the perfect place to be outrageous, to be sad, to be angry, to be all these different things.Joan Allen

Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful, even if it was just vicariously.Joan Allen

I think I knew acting was what I wanted to do. But I was from this small town and there was no place for an adult to recognise it.Joan Allen

Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it.Karen Allen

As far as acting in films, there is not much out there that is very interesting to do. The ones that are interesting to me are independent films and they have trouble raising money. With people putting their money into blockbusters, there is not much left for the independents.Karen Allen