Stephen Rea Famous Quotes & Sayings

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31 Stephen Rea Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Stephen Rea Sayings: I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: I never watch TV. I know I'm missing so much, aren't I? I'm probably not. I never watch TV. I know I'm missing so much, aren't I? I'm probably not. I can't stand popular TV. I've got too much to do to watch it. I know that sounds pretentious and pompous, but there you are.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: I've never been in a bad play. There might have been bad productions and I I've never been in a bad play. There might have been bad productions and I might have been bad in them, but I've never been in a play that wasn't interesting or worthwhile doing on some level.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: I don't know that I'm 'hangdog'. That suggests someone skulking around, unengaged. I'm not. I'm I don't know that I'm 'hangdog'. That suggests someone skulking around, unengaged. I'm not. I'm 'engaged', believe me. I have just got a slightly sad face.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: You have to know who you are, if you don't you have nightmares. You have to know who you are, if you don't you have nightmares.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: The End of the Affair is a good movie because it about things, things that The End of the Affair is a good movie because it about things, things that really matter. Love, sex, death. Have you ever seen romance?
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Stephen Rea Sayings: We didn't have a television, so I grew up with books. This isn't to suggest We didn't have a television, so I grew up with books. This isn't to suggest I'm an intellectual, but I do read a lot because part of acting is an exploration of literature.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: People often refer to my career before The Crying Game as something which led up People often refer to my career before The Crying Game as something which led up to that point. But I was very fulfilled in what I was doing.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don't have to tell a That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don't have to tell a camera everything. It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere.
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Stephen Rea Sayings: The Butcher Boy is a very great novel indeed and a very important Irish novel. The Butcher Boy is a very great novel indeed and a very important Irish novel. The ambiguity of that is, he's writing a book about an appalling situation and he does it in a hilarious way.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I don't feel ashamed of my wife's political background, and I don't think she should I don't feel ashamed of my wife's political background, and I don't think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I'm not in denial about technology, but my mother used to say when I was I'm not in denial about technology, but my mother used to say when I was a kid, 'Son, you're handless,' because I couldn't fix anything. My ambition is to be a Luddite.
Stephen Rea Sayings: If you're playing a lead, you're shaping the movie. When you're playing a supporting role, If you're playing a lead, you're shaping the movie. When you're playing a supporting role, you've got only a moment to make it count.
Stephen Rea Sayings: At least when you're acting you can be someone. In front of the camera you At least when you're acting you can be someone. In front of the camera you have to be yourself. And who am I?
Stephen Rea Sayings: The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I am afraid of death, scared by it. I already don't know whether I exist I am afraid of death, scared by it. I already don't know whether I exist or not. So dying really terrifies me.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I'm enjoying it, but I still don't know why I'm hooked on acting. I'm enjoying it, but I still don't know why I'm hooked on acting.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I'd like to own a movie camera - a proper one, with film, not a I'd like to own a movie camera - a proper one, with film, not a digital thing. Celluloid has more character.
Stephen Rea Sayings: You do small movies because the script is good and because you believe in the You do small movies because the script is good and because you believe in the director. You don't care about the money. And when they disappear, it's a pity.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I think great art is always ambiguous and can't be pinned down. I think great art is always ambiguous and can't be pinned down.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I didn't want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I'm interested I didn't want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I'm interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something, scripts that move your acting along.
Stephen Rea Sayings: Angel was the first Irish feature film. Neil's first movie and my first movie. Angel was the first Irish feature film. Neil's first movie and my first movie.
Stephen Rea Sayings: People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy. People ask me to smile for the camera, but somehow it always comes out gloomy.
Stephen Rea Sayings: My kids act all the time and it's exactly what I used to do. My kids act all the time and it's exactly what I used to do.
Stephen Rea Sayings: At this moment, when Ireland seems about to break into something new, we thought it At this moment, when Ireland seems about to break into something new, we thought it was worth looking back at a time when people seemed to have found a way out of the sectarian division of the country.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I see people with laptops as being enslaved to something they can't live without. I see people with laptops as being enslaved to something they can't live without.
Stephen Rea Sayings: When you're playing the part of a saxophone or a trumpet player, both of which When you're playing the part of a saxophone or a trumpet player, both of which I have done, it would be nice to be able to play like John Coltrane, but you can't. Your job is to do something else. And I'm not sure what it is, but I don't think I'd be acting Niels Bohr any better if I went and studied physics for five years.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I've been worked over by the English press because there's an assumption that my politics I've been worked over by the English press because there's an assumption that my politics are identical with my wife's, and for that matter that my wife's politics are identical with her politics of 20 years ago.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I have never been to a brothel. I don't think I could go into one. I have never been to a brothel. I don't think I could go into one.
Stephen Rea Sayings: Acting is way of making yourself exist. Acting is way of making yourself exist.
Stephen Rea Sayings: I loved movies as a teenager and saw as much American cinema as I could, I loved movies as a teenager and saw as much American cinema as I could, but I hated the English films of the early '60s and had absolutely no point of identification with them.