As an actor, I think a mistake that any storyteller can make is to play the ending.
Mistake Think Make
I don't think there are in life, pure darkness or pure light. Everyone's got a little of everything.
Life Pure I
If a musician wants to be an actor, everyone thinks that's pretty cool. But if an actor wants to play a song, even if they've been doing it for 40 years, that's bad news.
Musician Play Song
When you're just starting out, and someone you think is a real storyteller says something good about you, that helps.
Think Good Someone
I want people to believe me when I play a part and they are less apt to if they know a lot about me and have associations about me.
I don't have actor training myself.
I don't mean to be highfalutin about it, but I try to limit my visibility.
It's nice to sometimes get things out of life, rather than stealing from other artists. I'm trying to steal from the real people.
Artists Real People Than
My fear now is of cliche, of complacency, of not being able to feel authenticity in myself and those around me.
As an actor you have to have a strong vivid imagination as you're working and when the camera's rolling, but there's certainly a part of you that is aware of real life, that you're making a movie.
Making Real You
As an actor, you don't often get a chance to know exactly the impact of what the audience is seeing, even though you can ask where the frame is. A move that feels tiny can be huge, and vice versa.
Huge Frame Though
I don't really try to judge any character that I play, afterwards I figure it out, but while I'm working on the character, I have to find something in them to relate to.