Jennifer Jason Leigh Famous Quotes & Sayings

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55 Jennifer Jason Leigh Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: 'Georgia' is very personal to me. 'Anniversary Party' was great. 'Anomalisa' is also another one 'Georgia' is very personal to me. 'Anniversary Party' was great. 'Anomalisa' is also another one that, particularly, is in my heart and will be forever. I do think it's a masterpiece; I really do. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I loved being on the set with my stepfather. I loved the magic of movies. I loved being on the set with my stepfather. I loved the magic of movies. I went on the set of 'The Mod Squad' - I mean, can you imagine? Just walking into a living room and then walking behind the living room, and it's just flat. There's nothing I love more than being on a sound stage. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I just don't want to talk about my personal life. I feel like it's mine, I just don't want to talk about my personal life. I feel like it's mine, I'm not trying to promote it. It's nice to have things that are your own, that you value enough that you don't have to use to sell a movie. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'm a fraidy cat. I play everything very safe in my life, so I think I'm a fraidy cat. I play everything very safe in my life, so I think that's why I like characters that don't. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I sort of spend every moment that I'm not working doing things with my son. I sort of spend every moment that I'm not working doing things with my son. You do the best you can, and you make the most of the time you have. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I like to investigate all different kinds of people, I guess, and find out what I like to investigate all different kinds of people, I guess, and find out what makes them who they are, and try to be honest in the portrayal, and truthful, and find out how to understand that person, how to communicate that person's experience. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in, and not just I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in, and not just casually observe. Whatever my part in it, just as an audience member, I find that exciting. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I've always done roles that really appealed to me on a gut level and which I've always done roles that really appealed to me on a gut level and which I found inspiring. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: People can have so many ill-conceived ideas about me based on the parts that I People can have so many ill-conceived ideas about me based on the parts that I play. I've had guys, when I've been single, come out of the woodwork to date me and I've found out very quickly that they were expecting some kind of whirlwind, some dramatic crazy person - and that's just not me. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I think I am talented - but I also think I'm very lucky. I think I am talented - but I also think I'm very lucky. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I used to hang out by the food table at parties because you don't have I used to hang out by the food table at parties because you don't have to talk to anybody. If you do then you can talk about the food. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I don't want to play the same person twice, that's not why I wanted to I don't want to play the same person twice, that's not why I wanted to act. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
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Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: One of the reasons that I do a lot of different kinds of pictures is One of the reasons that I do a lot of different kinds of pictures is because I learn a lot when I'm doing them. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I love acting, but I am a mom, and the roles just weren't coming because I love acting, but I am a mom, and the roles just weren't coming because of a mixture of things: because I'm not ambitious, and because I'm older, and I had a baby. I really felt like I had said a graceful and completely happy goodbye to acting in a significant way. And I had sort of made my peace with that. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Bun B.: It would be kind of ill to see Rachel McAdams win an Oscar [for Spotlight] It would be kind of ill to see Rachel McAdams win an Oscar [for Spotlight] - I don't think people give her credit for her range, she started in a kind of character with younger demographic-aged films and really made a push to be taken more seriously and got a lot of opportunities and knocked it out the park. But I feel like Jennifer Jason Leigh deserves one, maybe not just for Hateful Eight but for [Anomalisa] and everything. Like, I tried to watch Adaption again, that's rough! — Bun B.
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: It's very exciting to work with people who inspire you. It's very exciting to work with people who inspire you. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I've never really been a careerist; I've never been able to step back and look I've never really been a careerist; I've never been able to step back and look at anything in that way. I though this is just what happens. I did take my work very seriously. I loved immersing myself in a character. I loved getting the opportunity to do that. I didn't realize how extraordinary it was, how lucky I was, because I was young. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: You know, you really do choose your existence in a way. You know, you really do choose your existence in a way. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I just don't plan things. I live a month at a time. I just don't plan things. I live a month at a time. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Not to compare an actor to a painter, but you can go through different phases Not to compare an actor to a painter, but you can go through different phases and still be the same artist, y'know? — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Acting for kids is like playing house, you know? But growing up in Hollywood, it Acting for kids is like playing house, you know? But growing up in Hollywood, it just made it seem possible. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I feel like I had a great career in a way. Maybe not the most I feel like I had a great career in a way. Maybe not the most successful monetarily or in other ways, but creatively, I feel incredibly fortunate. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I hate parties. I don't like big crowded things. I hate parties. I don't like big crowded things. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'm so different to the roles I play, and perhaps that's why they are appealing I'm so different to the roles I play, and perhaps that's why they are appealing to me as an actor. But I would never want to inhabit my characters' shoes in real life. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I feel like I turned down a lot of things that I wish I hadn't. I feel like I turned down a lot of things that I wish I hadn't. But you never know when you're younger. I don't have regrets about certain things I turned down. Those films would have required things of me that would have been challenging, and they ended up being really good movies. But I was never a careerist, I never thought in those terms. I'd be like, "Oh, I'm tired. I don't want to work." — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: There's a lot of magic involved in movies that as a child I really appreciated. There's a lot of magic involved in movies that as a child I really appreciated. So I love bringing my son to set. It reminds me of what I loved doing as a child, and also, as an actor, you have a lot of down time. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I really go against drama in my life. Life is too short. I really go against drama in my life. Life is too short. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Being a good girl means suppressing a lot. Being a good girl means suppressing a lot. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Susie Waggoner in 'Miami Blues' is just such a sweetheart, such an innocent. When I Susie Waggoner in 'Miami Blues' is just such a sweetheart, such an innocent. When I watch that, I really feel like I'm watching Susie Waggoner. I don't really see myself. And there's a simplicity to it that I really like. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: When you get called to come in and audition for Tarantino, it's incredibly exciting. When you get called to come in and audition for Tarantino, it's incredibly exciting. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I don't need a reason to kill myself-I need a reason not to. I don't need a reason to kill myself-I need a reason not to. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s. I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I think I live in this mythical world where doing the parts I do is I think I live in this mythical world where doing the parts I do is not going to hurt me, and telling people my age is not going to hurt me. And it actually does. It's a bit sick-making but, you know, I can't change who I am. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: On film, I'm very mysterious, but in life I'm very dull. On film, I'm very mysterious, but in life I'm very dull. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I loved acting as a kid because I was kind of shy, so it brought I loved acting as a kid because I was kind of shy, so it brought me out of myself. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'd much rather be in a movie that people have really strong feelings about than I'd much rather be in a movie that people have really strong feelings about than one that makes a hundred million dollars but you can't remember because it's just like all the others. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: My mother always helped me because she was kind of a research fanatic. When she My mother always helped me because she was kind of a research fanatic. When she would write a screenplay, there would be so much research all over the walls. And so when I started working as an actress, I would do the same thing. She instilled in me a love of taking everything very seriously. It didn't matter what it was. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I love being in therapy. It's just constantly fulfilling for me. I love being in therapy. It's just constantly fulfilling for me. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: My mom's a screenwriter, and before that, she was an actress, and my father was My mom's a screenwriter, and before that, she was an actress, and my father was an actor; my stepfather was a director, so I was on sets a lot as a kid. I loved the magic of the set. You walk in, and it's a living room, and you walk outside, and it's just a piece of wood held up by another piece of wood. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: For me, something dangerous would be playing thebabe in a huge studio film. That would For me, something dangerous would be playing thebabe in a huge studio film. That would be terrifying because I'dstink ... I want to explore human beings on as deep a level as I can. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'm not great at judging a career. Or planning one. I'm not great at judging a career. Or planning one. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: People equate success with youth. And if you haven't had a certain amount of success People equate success with youth. And if you haven't had a certain amount of success by a certain time in your life, it's never going to happen. There's a fear about that. So people start lying about their age really young. I've never done that because I think it's so insignificant. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I think that's an incredible thing that we can do as actors - to feel I think that's an incredible thing that we can do as actors - to feel empathy toward someone that you may otherwise detest, you know? — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Quentin's [Tarantino] thing is "I don't want anybody to get up until they have to. Quentin's [Tarantino] thing is "I don't want anybody to get up until they have to. So, because he really wants things to come organically. And he may have specific things like "No, this ... I want you to be here so that when he punches you, it falls. I want that action to happen here." But you feel like it does, all the blocking does come from an organic response to the material. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I worked with great, brilliant directors. I've been so lucky. It's terrible to compare anyone, I worked with great, brilliant directors. I've been so lucky. It's terrible to compare anyone, because you can't. But I can just tell you that this experience was just a truly magnificent experience for everyone involved. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I'd love to have children, and I think marriage is great, I really do. I'd love to have children, and I think marriage is great, I really do. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: 'The Hateful Eight' is like theatre. 'The Hateful Eight' is like theatre. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I don't really watch my moves all that often; I mean, really, I don't. I don't really watch my moves all that often; I mean, really, I don't. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: Writing, producing and directing, I must say, is incredibly satisfying and gratifying. Writing, producing and directing, I must say, is incredibly satisfying and gratifying. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I've always had so much admiration for my mom. She's so inspiring as a woman I've always had so much admiration for my mom. She's so inspiring as a woman and as an artist. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I remember I once went to a nutritionist who said I come from good Russian-Jewish I remember I once went to a nutritionist who said I come from good Russian-Jewish peasant stock, which means I can hold a potato in my body for a week, if need be. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: When I find a role I want to play, I just go after it. When I find a role I want to play, I just go after it. — Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh Sayings By Jennifer Jason Leigh: I used to go to Haagen-Dazs and order three banana splits at a time! I used to go to Haagen-Dazs and order three banana splits at a time! — Jennifer Jason Leigh