Dennis Haysbert Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 24 Dennis Haysbert Quotes

#1. First of all, I never think of my characters as good or evil. I play them as honestly as I can. When you're playing a good character, you have an idea that you're playing the hero and the good guy. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#2. Actually, I think you're more stymied playing the good guy than you are the bad guy. As the bad guy, you have no inhibitions. Nothing stops you from doing what it is you feel you have to do. You do it because it's what's required. I have to protect my goddess, as best as I can. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#3. No matter what you set out to do and how you set out to do it, you ultimately have to be who you are, and who you are as that character. So, I paid as much homage as I could to what Michael Clarke did, and had to rely on my own gifts to guide me through it. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#4. I believe that all the survivors are mad. One time or another their madness will explode. You cannot absorb that much madness and not be influenced by it. That is why the children of survivors are so tragic. I see them in school. They don't know how - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#5. I would love a combination of action/adventure and ... love. And stories told with heart. I would like people to be invigorated as well as moved. People to see the movie and see that. I love to play, y'know, well-rounded characters. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#6. Europeans have a different take [on nudity] than American actors do. They're not quite as hung up. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#7. Those times in life when you're terrified are the mastery times. - Author: Jim Carrey
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#8. As far as I'm concerned, I'm the good guy. I'm doing my job. That's how I look at it. I don't look at it as good or evil. I look at it and say, "I have a job to do. I love this woman. I love the people that I work with. They take care of me. I'm going to do whatever I can for them." - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#9. Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying or getting overly angry or to maintain control. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#10. All of the directors I work with have their own unique gifts. My particular segment deals with online dating. It's a very interesting take on it, and a great observation of what goes on there. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#11. I began teaching in New York because I needed to stay in the United States and didn't have my immigration papers in order, so working for a university was a way of resolving the issue. - Author: Manuel Puig
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#12. I played a little basketball, but basketball interfered with theater season. That's when we did our term plays and did nutshell versions of Shakespeare for English classes. And, believe me, I got a fair amount of looks from the guys on the team. 'You're in theater but you can play football?' - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#13. Some people say I'm unique, that there aren't other people with schizophrenia like me. Well, there are people like me out there, but the stigma is so great that they don't come forward. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#14. Realizing that my surroundings were going to be built around me, the way that I performed, we helped the directors through the performance, to create the world that we were going to be seen in. I was very fascinated with that. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#15. Appetite comes with eating ... but thirst goes away with drinking. - Author: Francois Rabelais
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#16. Being on set and seeing all that green screen, and how it activated my imagination, was amazing to me. I fell into that world very easily, and it was incredible to be a part of. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#17. When you work on big commercial movies, of course there's more money involved and you can still do some good work. But with an independent, you get films that are really close to the writers' and directors' heart. Somehow it becomes a little deeper. A little more meat and not as much flash. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#18. I took one thing to heart that I heard from Sidney Poitier in 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.' And it resonated so much with me. He says: 'Dad, you always looked at yourself as a black man. I look at myself as a man.' - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#19. I love emotion. I love being in love. And showing that on screen. I think it's wonderful. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#20. If I weren't an actor, I'd either be a teacher or a critic. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#21. I think I'd make a great superhero. I'm serious. I want to play a superhero, and I've already got one in mind. I think I've still got the body for the costume, and it's something I really want to do. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#22. There's part of it when Manute has both eyes. And the character was actually fleshed out a lot more, in this movie. I got to show people who Manute is and why he is and how devout he is. He is Ava's protector and punisher. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#23. I took to it very quickly. I'm very imaginative anyway, and it just set off that part of my brain. It made me focus in on the actors a lot more. I didn't have the distraction of looking at my surroundings. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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#24. I like to think I'm multi-faceted. Actually, my favorite roles are roles like in 'Far from Heaven.' Y'know. Soft people. Loving people. - Author: Dennis Haysbert
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