Tom Wilkinson Quotes

21 Tom Wilkinson quotes:

"One of the characteristics of plays that are made into films is that they can be very talky."
"I won't say I wouldn't be grateful and happy and delighted and thrilled to bits to receive a nomination. But I wouldn't be suicidal if it didn't happen."
"All good actors are easy to work with. It's the ones that aren't very good who tend to be very difficult."
"I have talent. I know it. I've been doing this for 30 years. But at the same time, you not only have to be good; you have to be good in hits."
"When you're an actor you don't really know what you have to do until you see what you look like."
"I would recommend it to everybody, every now and again you just put a dress on, see what it feels like, because it's, its interesting. A whole complex series of thoughts and feelings assail you as you look at yourself."
Author: Wilkinson Quotes Category: British Actor Quotes Dress Quotes
"There's only one shot you have at a movie, and that's your best shot. If you can't give it that, don't go. They're paying you! You gotta do a job for them."
"If the script is telling the story well, that is your inspiration, and you do not need to go somewhere else."
"Once Miramax gets involved, if they like your movie, there's a big machine that gets involved."
"Acting for me is not that quid pro quo."
"I once did a role which I couldn't rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character's costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn't think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him."
"It's no good being great in something that goes straight to video."
"If you have something that you know is important to you and vital to you... then this will perhaps help people understand the importance of confronting it and being brave about it."
"Most stuff you can do standing on your head."
"You don't have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you're younger you don't want to look a fool, so you don't do things that might make you vulnerable."
"You can't do things for money. You just can't act them. There's gotta be something about the script that you really want to do. I wouldn't do a job if I didn't think I could do the best work I possibly could."
"Through his relationship with Emily he discovers a satanic presence which reinforces his belief that she is not simply psychotic."
Author: Wilkinson Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"I think that this character, Father Moore, is embarking on a very difficult chapter of his life and he embraces the future with courage and fortitude and above all, faith,"
"You know grief. You've had it in your own life. But I don't use it directly. It's processed through my acting instincts, the bit of me that knows about those things, so when it comes out it's not my grief that you're seeing, it's the grief of that character. It's active imagination."
Author: Wilkinson Quotes Category: Grief Quotes
"I wanted something that would be absorbing. I didn't want to fester in front of daytime television and feel bitter like Coriolanus."

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