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Acting Career Quotes

We’ve collected the best Acting Career Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Michael Chiklis, Asher Keddie, Ajay Mehta, Christina Milian. Use them as an inspiration.

Thomas Ian Nicholas
That pesky acting career has always gotten in the way of me doing something with music.
Michael Chiklis
With my acting career, everything always seems to just fall into place, so it’s not about having to try really hard to get work.
Losing my father at a tender age was hard, and I felt it more so while growing up when I needed a father to talk to. Especially while pursuing an acting career where I would have loved his guidance and advice, since it was his passion as well.
Ajay Mehta
I moved here to California when I was 13 to pursue my acting career.
It’s fine to have talent, but talent is the last of it. In an acting career, as in an acting performance, you‘ve got to have vitality. The secret of successful acting is identical with a woman‘s beauty secret: joy in living.
Rosalind Russell
When I moved to New York to start my acting career, I was always very, very careful to walk way around ladders, and black cats could ruin my day. There were many silly things that brought fear into my life.
I think the part of my acting career where I’ve been more successful, I’ve been incredibly cushioned. People are much too nice to you. You go into politics, and people are absolutely brutal. You’ve got proper enemies, and they’re vicious. It’s very invigorating.
I mean, my music career and my acting career – if I want to do them to the extent that I eventually do want to get to, it’s going to be a bit of a balancing act. But I’m hoping they’ll just go hand in hand.
In the many roles I have played in my acting career as military figures, I have simply drawn upon the acts of courage, large and small, I have seen in the men and women with whom I served, and the countless others I met or have come to know through the years.
I know I’m different. Even when I think about an acting career, there are so many limited roles to begin with. I have the ability to be Spanish, Indian, Italian, black, Persian. What roles do I see that compliment that?
I will always do stand-up, even if my acting career takes off. Stand-up is my life.
I gave up a long time ago trying to figure out what will happen in an acting career.
Getting a Masters in Public Administration was nothing unusual for me. I have always been a person to hold on to my other interests along with my acting career.
Politics is terrifying, very masculine, and not particularly encouraging to young blonde women – as a career, that is – and it was only when I was working in parliament that I thought to myself, ‘Well, this is a tough industry; can an acting career be any more intimidating?’ and I applied to drama school.
I was born in Holland, Rotterdam, and lived there most of my life. I started my acting career there, but to really be successful, I left Holland and came to the U.S.
Robert Wolders
I don’t care about my personal acting career anymore. I’m done with it. After 10 years of making movies and doing better than I ever could have imagined, I sort of had to ask myself: ‘What am I supposed to do with all of this success that I have had?’
By the time I entered high school, I had forsaken academics altogether in favor of my burgeoning acting career.
I said, going into acting, ‘I’m never moving to L.A.,’ because it scared me. But there was no way you could build an acting career in Orange County.
Ever since I got married, my acting career has taken a backseat.
I would say that Emma Stone and Emma Watson are two very talented young actresses who are very intelligent and have a great sense of humor and have learned to balance what they love with their acting career, and I think that’s really a great thing.
Kara Hayward
I found at a certain point in my acting career that I was just bored. I had too much energy. I had too many ideas.
Every time I’ve made a plan in my Hollywood acting career, something else has happened, so I’ve gotten out of the habit of trying to predict the future.
Dermot Mulroney
I loved being on stage, but I told myself that if I didn’t get into RADA, I wouldn’t pursue an acting career. I did get in, though, and that was that.
Oona Chaplin
I’m not as focused on my acting career as I have been in the past.
Harry Hamlin
I had an acting career for a little while back in the ’90s. I had gotten into that because I was interested in acting, but I was not really as centered as I needed to be to fully pursue that career, and I was doing some films I thought were not of the best quality.
What I believe will make my acting career successful going forward is hard work. I like to challenge myself. Then it’s the people I meet and choosing the projects I want to work on correctly. There’s a lot of characters I can play.
Barkhad Abdi
Without my success in basketball, I’m nothing. My family, my daughter, my teammates, my foundation, my acting career – they all depend on that success.
Ideally, that’s what you’ve got in an acting career is an equal number of dramas and comedies and an equal number of small films and big films.
I’m honored to kickstart my acting career with Louis Vuitton, which I’ve worked with throughout my modeling career.
I was doing specialisation in advertising. I had no interest in acting. One of my friends, who was doing specialisation in films, made a short film casting me. Luckily, I got a break, and my acting career took off.
People always ask me if I’m going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.
Freefall’ showcases what I can do, and for Dominic Savage to have faith in me must mean something! I hope my acting career will go from strength to strength and I’d love to work with Dominic again.
The whole of my acting career is a bit of a mystery to me.
Antony Sher
I was the suburban kid of Scottish parents, and the idea of an acting career was so beyond my experience. I didn’t even know there were drama schools until a friend told me.
Given that Chiru also comes from a family which is closely associated with the film industry, I know I will get more support from them to pursue my acting career. I won’t stop acting. As long as we live, we will continue to act in films.
Aaron Sorkin has been incredibly good to me; I don’t know that I would have an acting career without him. Thanks to him, people think I’m smart and nice, but I’m neither.
I’m still insecure, but when I first started acting, I was really insecure. I glared at a lot of people. I assumed everyone hated me. Somehow that scowl has turned into an acting career.
In an acting career, you need to reach a stage where you can say ‘Thank you very much, I can’t do this role because I have done this before or I don’t like it.’
I was pursuing my acting career, but I was silent on the LGBT issue, the issue that was closest to me. I knew if I came out then, I’d have had to change careers.
I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that’s all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting.
Anyone that has a music career and an acting career I think is pretty fantastic.
My acting career began at age three and my parents got me into it. I was in a McDonald‘s commercial.
I was aiming for an acting career in 40. I never thought I would get recognition so early.
I treat my acting career with a lot of respect.
Sacred Games‘ has actually turned out to be the most challenging experience of my acting career.
My mom was very worried when I was starting off my career in the film industry. She never told me to not take up acting, but she would always tell me to have a backup plan so that if nothing works out in the acting career, then I can switch.
I thought my acting career was going to just last forever – and I didn’t plan on it ending at 41, 42 years of age.
I use every single thing that Alfred Hitchcock taught me in my acting career… I am very grateful for the education he gave me in making motion pictures.
I think I have been very lucky as far as my acting career goes.
Natasha Henstridge
When I came to Mumbai in 2005 for a holiday, I received work offers. So I decided to stay back and pursue a modelling and acting career.
I owe my whole acting career to the fact that I’m a singer. I went out to Los Angeles and auditioned for a TV show called ‘Fame L.A.’ The original role was for a comedian, but they said I wasn’t very funny, so they asked me, ‘What else can you do?’ So I played a singer.
Running has been great for keeping me fit throughout my acting career.
Jason Flemyng
In many ways, Nog is a lot like me, like the way he goes after Starfleet with such tenacity, much the same way I went after my acting career when I started out.
Aron Eisenberg
The beginning of my acting career was in London, England.
I’m confident about my stint with politics. But I won’t leave acting, one, because it brings me my daily bread, and second, I realized that whatever little extra recognition I have today, it’s thanks to my acting career.
I want to establish a wide range and play all kinds of parts. It’s that sort of acting career I really respect. I like to turn a sharp left from whatever I’ve done before because that keeps me awake. That’s why I want to be an actor – I don’t want to play endless variations on one character.
My friends started having children after college, while I was pursuing this crazy acting career and living hand to mouth. Plus, all my boyfriends were artists struggling to make a living. Having kids didn’t make any sense – why would I take on more of a financial burden when I couldn’t even afford a dog?
If I had come out during my acting career in the 1950s, I would not have had a career.