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Roles Quotes

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Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

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Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

After doing so many different roles,
if you don't stretch yourself,
there's no excitement left.
- Christine Lahti

I choose movies, I never choose roles.
I look at the script.
I look at the director.
I look at the other actors - and then the role.
- Elle Macpherson

 

Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years
of theater before ever I did film roles.
You build technique that you can rely on.
- Chris Cooper

Actually, my favourite roles have been in theatre,
but on TV, my faves were Slap Maxwell and Larry Sanders.
- Megan Gallagher

Obviously the first roles that you're proud of are
the ones that everybody else liked too.
- Sam Waterston

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We have a problem now with parents stealing their kids' CDs,
so the roles have been reversed.
- Jerry Only

It is to TV that I owe my freedom from bondage of the Latin lover roles.
Television came along and gave me parts to chew on.
It gave me wings as an actor.
- Ricardo Montalban

Theater actors like to change character roles.
They don't like to always do the same thing.
- Marcello Mastroianni

For the metropolis presents the peculiar conditions
which are revealed to us as the opportunities and the
stimuli for the development of both these ways of allocating roles to men.
- Georg Simmel

My passion is doing movies, and as long as I keep doing that,
I'll be happy.
I want to do movies, fun roles and dramatic ones.
I love all of it.
- Vanessa Hudgens

People who sleep around to get roles are frail and
scared and most likely without talent.
It's their own little horror show that only they can deal with.
- Bruce Campbell

We thought we'd write a good script for women,
giving them the fun roles that generally men get.
- Andy Wachowski

I think male roles are generally much better written.
So for actresses, we're always dealing with trying
to inject a role with more truth than the writer possibly had in mind.
- Judy Davis

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected
for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and
for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
- Carol P. Christ

In planning an attack, persons have various roles.
- Robert Mueller

I really have no ulterior motive in taking on certain roles.
I have no larger issue that I really want to show people.
I'm an actor, that's all.
I just do what I do.
- Sally Field

I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny.
- Brendan Fraser

The greatest impediments to changes in our traditional
roles seem to lie not in the visible world of conscious intent,
but in the murky realm of the unconscious mind.
- Augustus Y. Napier

After that, I was offered lots of lesbian roles,
but I didn't want them because I'd already played the best there was.
- Radha Mitchell

There are not many roles where women are really active.
- Kathleen Quinlan

Some of the best roles are for women in these independent,
smaller movies.
- Kyra Sedgwick

Yeah, I do feel badly sometimes, not for whose coming
up and getting roles I'm not right for anymore but
the people I compete with,
who range from Uma Thurman on up.
- Kelly Lynch

The role of Rimbaud is one of the most important roles
to play for a young actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I know I'm responsible for not having got the kind
of roles that I'd have liked to.
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- Peter Fonda

When I started off many years ago, I made a determination
that there were certain roles I didn't want to play.
- Joe Morton

Corporate Hollywood thinks I'm a geek to go back and do theater.
They don't understand why I don't want to be a movie star,
why I'm not pursuing Mel Gibson's roles.
- William Petersen

I'm attracted to roles where I don't have to wear makeup.
- Robin Tunney

Because I'm not perfect looking, I get to play better roles.
- Juliette Lewis

Women are responsible for creating their own roles.
- Kathleen Turner

In New York I was always offered the hot,
sexy roles.
But in L.A.
I was offered the plain, dowdy roles.
It says a lot about the difference between the coasts.
- Bebe Neuwirth

I'm getting a lot of roles as women who are very powerful.
I think that's a reflection of me as a person.
- Melinda Clarke

I think, certainly in the more civilized societies,
women's roles are growing in power all of the time.
- Sally Quinn

I can't believe I've been doing it so long.
In the last three or four years, I've slowed down.
I'm doing only the roles I really want to do.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I'm proud of my background, so I hope there will be
more roles where Hispanics are being portrayed.
- Mario Lopez

It's still not easy to find roles that offer more complex images of women.
- Susan Sarandon

There's a terrible truth for many women in the picture business:
Aging typically takes its toll and means fewer and less desirable roles.
- Maureen O'Hara

When I was thinking of casting this,
I thought,
What roles would Sellers be playing now?
- Stephen Hopkins

But when I think of superchicks, I think of the roles,
not the variety.
- Adrienne Barbeau

I had to gain weight until I looked like a seal so
I could compete with the real whores who played the other roles.
I was fat as a barrel.
- Victoria Abril

I'm not sure that you can say definitively that some
roles are better filled by consultants,
but I would say that some projects are better handled by consultants.
- Jesse James Garrett

If I were to wait only for roles that clarify my racial makeup,
I'd be waiting for a very, very long time.
- Wentworth Miller

At about 40, the roles started slowing down.
I started getting offers to play mothers and grandmothers.
- Kathleen Turner

As soon as I became proactive in producing my own stuff,
I started getting other roles.
- Ray Liotta

I definitely would like to do some more dramatic roles.
- Owen Wilson

I have no idea what makes a director believe in me
that I can sell these kind of roles.
- Izabella Scorupco

I've always chosen incredibly different roles and things that are quite offbeat.
That way you're not limited.
- Anna Friel

After I got to Hollywood, I resented that I didn't
get a crack at more dramatic roles because I photographed so beautifully.
- Maureen O'Hara

I hope to have some more cracks at some wonderful roles
before I go to the Great Beyond.
- Sally Kellerman

When I came back to Britain, I realized that I was
no longer a very young woman.
I had to meet my new consciousness, my new age,
with roles that reflected it somewhat.
- Julie Christie

I am really not of the school of naturalism.
I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles.
I love to sink my teeth into a part.
- Marisa Tomei

I'll ask you if you can play some speaking roles.
- Donald Wolfit

These same people seem to forget that mother also took
a lot of chances with the type of roles she played.
- Isabella Rossellini

I choose my roles carefully.
- Catherine Deneuve

But no, I don't think I'm particularly drawn to the
period roles or the medieval roles.
- Hugh Dancy

I don't really have preferred roles except those with some complexity.
- Richard Roxburgh

I would like more challenging roles.
I definitely would like to something that's more challenging.
- Morris Chestnut

I never played the right roles, or very rarely got the right roles offered,
except on stage.
- Maximilian Schell

Even though these days I'm very selective about what roles I want to do,
I will do Stargate anytime they call.
- Ronny Cox

I'd rather do theater and British films than move to
LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
- Kate Winslet

There are times when I don't take roles because I don't
want to be perceived a certain way.
- Harvey Fierstein

We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles:
a liberated woman,
a teenager, a vamp.
- Calvin Klein

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers,
but we had the feel of the parachutes,
so we could be more realistic in the roles.
- Ken Curtis

Therapy? I don't need that.
The roles that I choose are my therapy.
- Angelina Jolie

However, I'm at a very comfortable place in my career and celebrity,
in that I don't have to audition as extensively as
I used to for roles but yet I'm not immediately recognizable.
- Claire Danes

I think the roles in television are better for women right now.
At this point, I don't want to continue doing the same
things I've been doing in film because it's very limited.
- Sandra Oh

I think that witnessing ecological problems visible
from space is one of the new and essential roles of astronauts.
- Philippe Perrin

In subsequent years the groups you named had important
roles in educating people about the real issues in Washington and Raleigh,
and within the Democratic Party.
- Jesse Helms

In my teens or twenties I wanted to do Blanche.
Now I'm over that.
Those roles are not attracting me now.
Which is odd, because that's what most every actress would want to go do.
- Delta Burke

I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way.
Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend -
leading roles for women were few and far between.
- Roma Downey


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