I don't want to put a pause on the rest of my life; I'm really enjoying getting older and the wisdom that comes from that.
I like exploring both the light parts and the dark parts of a single person. And all of those shades tend to come out most acutely in stories about families.
I know that every actor that I know, when Daniel Day-Lewis does a film, and he doesn't work that often, but we run to the theater to see what he's up to, and with such delicious excitement. The same goes for Meryl Streep.
For me, there are a lot of things you can imagine as an actor, and then there are things that you know in your bones and in your cells once they happen to you.
In real life, I don't fall in love with the guy who wines and dines me, I fall in love with the flaws and the humanity.
I think actors always have that fear of unemployment so when the opportunities are there, you just jump on them.
I kind of moved out of the town I grew up in as quick as I could. I left right after high school.
Actors are always weird about acting with their spouse or their boyfriend or girlfriend, but more because they think audiences will find it boring.
I grew up in the suburbs.
I feel lucky to be an actor because you always learn something from each part you play.
And I think a lot of us have fantasies of going back to where we're from, or when we do go back we're so nostalgic about it.
There are the jobs you get that do something for your confidence, like "I can do this with my life" kind of thing. And then, there are the jobs that maybe bring a certain level of awareness about you as an actor where other people feel like they can hire you.
I'm always studying something or trying to learn something, keep myself creatively occupied, because I think that energy can get kind of destructive if it doesn't have somewhere to go.
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