I have traveled more than anyone else, and I have noticed that even the angels speak English with an accent.
Accents can be a great tool to tell a story - but if you do it wrong, it pulls you right out of the movie.
I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.
You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.
To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.
An accent in a way can be an entry into a character.
We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.
My accent depends on whom I'm around.
In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking.
Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole.
Christopher Reeve did such an amazing job that to give him some kind of accent or more bravado would have been wrong. Audiences wouldn't have responded to that either.
If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers.
Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent.
Tell me the truth - do you think I've lost my Southern accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I'm shouting at fights or at baseball games.
I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk.
I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage.
The only thing I did at RKO of any note was lose my Texas accent.
I had a Southern accent but I had broken it so hard.
I do have a Mexican accent, but that doesn't mean that I'm a Latin vamp.
One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality.
I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.
I created the characters from what I read in the script. I decided how I should talk, accent, no accent, my own voice, or a created voice. Then, I visualize what I should look like.
Tennessee Williams was a gifted talker with a beautiful accent and we had lots of things in common.
A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.
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