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Christopher Walken Quotes and Sayings

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Yeah, well I've always played comedy.
My background is musical comedy theatre and that's
really where my training is.
As an actor, that's my training.
- Christopher Walken

No, improvising is wonderful.
But, the thing is that you cannot improvise unless
you know exactly what you're doing.
- Christopher Walken

I'm not much of an analyzer or a psychologist.
- Christopher Walken

The minute I start to talk about acting,
I realize that I can't.
You know, it's an abstract thing, a little bit mysterious
even if you do it for a living.
- Christopher Walken

 

I've made movies that we're very successful that we're a complete surprise,
and I've made movies that I thought we're going to be very successful that,
you know.
- Christopher Walken

I live sort of in the country and I like that.
It's very quiet, it's beautiful.
- Christopher Walken

My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies.
- Christopher Walken

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I try not to worry about things I can't do anything about.
- Christopher Walken

Everybody has to be a little lucky, I think.
- Christopher Walken

I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things.
- Christopher Walken

They have a kind of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby thing going on.
- Christopher Walken

I think that weddings have probably been crashed since the beginning of time.
Cavemen crashed them.
You go to meet girls.
It makes sense.
- Christopher Walken

Also, I think there are huge reactions sometimes,
which are also mysterious.
- Christopher Walken

I think that if I had grown up and had been in show
business and the movies twenty five,
thirty years earlier, I think I would have made a lot more musical movies.
- Christopher Walken

As an actor you become that lighting rod between the
person who made the play and the audience.
- Christopher Walken

Because if I don't know my lines, I really don't know what I'm doing.
- Christopher Walken

An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece,
whether it's a play or movie.
- Christopher Walken

I've made three musical movies which is pretty good
considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways.
I came along when independent movies were starting to boom.
- Christopher Walken

Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.
- Christopher Walken

I've never crashed a wedding.
When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties.
Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit,
and you have to have information in case someone catches you.
You have to know at least some names and something.
- Christopher Walken

I'd love to do a character with a wife,
a nice little house, a couple of kids,
a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing,
but nobody offers me those kind of parts.
- Christopher Walken

I think if you do something effectively whether you're
the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play;
movies are very expensive to make.
Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
- Christopher Walken

Acting has to do with saying it as if you meant it,
so for me the words are always very important.
It's very important for me to know my lines,
know them so well that I don't have to think about them.
- Christopher Walken

I remember that.
I was talking to him and I said how great it would
be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive.
On a cat you can tell everything.
You can tell if they're annoyed.
You can tell whether they're scared.
- Christopher Walken

Also for me it was different because I play a lot of
villains and in this one I play a dad and I play a good guy,
basically.
He's the Secretary of the Treasury.
I never had a job like that.
- Christopher Walken

I think early on I knew what I was going to do and
it was based a lot on familiarity but it was also because
I didn't have a lot of skills.
There was nothing I wanted t be.
I didn't want to be a doctor.
I wanted to be in show business.
- Christopher Walken

I think that sometimes when they see me in a movie
they expect me to be something nasty.
I mean, I play a lot of villains and you show up and they think maybe...
That's why it's good to defy expectations sometimes.
- Christopher Walken

When I was a kid I joined the circus.
I did that.
It is true.
But it's not like you think.
There was a guy, he had his own circus.
His name was Carol Jacobs and he owned it.
It was a small thing.
- Christopher Walken

My father passed away a couple of years ago,
but he was very old.
He was almost a 100 years old.
And, you know, he had a very good life.
He came to America and he had a good life.
- Christopher Walken

No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years.
Yeah, that was an amazing chance.
You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video,
very unusual.
- Christopher Walken

When videotape came so a lot of movies that I do have
a kind of afterlife in video.
Things where movies that I do would come and go;
they still come and go but you can go rent them and see them on TV.
- Christopher Walken

One thing that's happened to me is I've been around
a long time and I've played a lot of villains and so forth.
I think it had to do with, well one thing is that I
looked younger than I was for a long time.
Now I think I'm suddenly starting to play people's father.
- Christopher Walken

The best thing for me is, when I'm not working,
is to be at home and to have a script or two scripts is better,
and to be just walking around the house and just thinking about the lines.
- Christopher Walken

And I think that when I play these villains,
maybe what is different is that the audience sees me
play these and they know that that's Chris and he's
having fun and he knows that and he knows that and
you know that and everybody knows that.
- Christopher Walken

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon,
and the stars, and the sun.
- John Lennon

Yeah, I spent about 20 years in a dorm room.
It took me a while to graduate.
- Douglas Wilson

I look back on it, yeah, I'm in a much worse financial
position than I was eight years ago.
I'm going to have to go out at age 62 and kind of readdress some of that.
- Bruce Babbitt

Yeah, exactly, you can talk about politics in music,
you can talk about something else, but that's always going to change,
and love is never going to change.
- Enrique Iglesias

Yeah, I love being famous.
It's almost like being white, y'know?
- Chris Rock

Yeah, I'm sure there are stereotypes of Asian people.
- James Iha

Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
- Liam Neeson

Yeah, I like being on my own.
I do.
I tend to be a loner, so I'm okay.
I'm not okay when I have to be around everyone all the time.
- Keri Russell

Yeah, all those things, responsibility,
pressure.
It's a bit stressful.
I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.
- Joe Strummer

Yeah.
I have been with David Furnish for eight years,
now.
- Elton John

So yeah, I play the piano for most of the show,
but I like rock and roll.
- Gavin DeGraw

Yeah, but in the end his followers take what they want from his philosophy.
Maybe it doesn't matter what's going on in David Icke's mind.
It's how other people take him.
- Jon Ronson

They tell me I produced songs.
I just stood in the back, wore a good suit and said,
Yeah, that's happening.
- Nick Lowe

Oh yeah, I believe in God.
I think there's much more evidence that there is a
God than that there isn't.
I don't believe that Mother Theresa and Hitler go to the same place.
- David Zucker

Am I a rock star? Yeah, I guess.
- Stephan Jenkins

Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film.
- Alex Cox

I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character
fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like,
'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
- Franka Potente

This thing is for the game of golf, yeah,
but trust me, the Europeans don't have that mentality.
- Payne Stewart

Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia,
the government, allowed kangaroo culling.
- Steve Irwin

Yeah, I am a little bit, and I think it is a natural
progression of the sport,
of going upwards in technical ability and everything like that.
- Brian Boitano

Yeah, the next Wu album should be out by late '95.
- Method Man

When they first grabbed us, yeah, it terrified,
but they calmed me down.
- Betty Hill

Yeah, I know I'm ugly...
I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.'
He said 'God beat me to it.'
- Rodney Dangerfield

Yeah, I'd done a bunch of pilots.
Some that had gone for a while.
One that went for 13 episodes.
But I had never been on a show that had lasted more than that.
- Donal Logue

Oh heck yeah, I totally would love to have a Phantom Dennis in real life.
- Charisma Carpenter

It's grown into a personal relationship,
yeah.
I'm crazy about Jerry.
I think he's a unique character.
- Jon Voight

Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher;
it was always going to be.
- Garth Ennis

If people think I am gay, yeah, hey that doesn't bother me.
Not at all.
What would people think? To me I am such a heterosexual guy.
It doesn't even, I don't even think about it.
- Jason Priestley

Yeah, right.
I mean, he criticises everybody in the media,
then the first thing he does when he finishes is he
goes to work for the media.
Thompson, too.
Hypocritical.
- Ian St.
John

Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first.
I was just chosen to command that flight.
Circumstance put me in that particular role.
That wasn't planned by anyone.
- Neil Armstrong

Yeah, I'm certainly a lot more confident on this one
than I was one the last one,
which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing.
But, at least I slept while making this film.
- Guy Ritchie

Yeah, I do like scary movies, especially the ones that
don't take themselves too seriously.
- Anna Faris

Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me.
That's their job.
I don't know why that is.
They've nearly torn my nose off.
I've had some really bad parrot bites.
- Steve Irwin

Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play,
just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places
to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.
- Marc Newson

Yeah, I volunteered to support the troops,
and get out there and show them that we care about them.
- Gary Sinise

Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano.
I find it a little grating.
- Warren Zevon


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