Quotations by Illeana Douglas

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Born: Sunday, July 25, 1965
Profession: Actress
Nationality: American


God only knows what else is on the web about me.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: God)

I always wanted to get into the horror genre. I like scary movies. I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Movies, Horror, Want)

I come from a pretty strange family.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Family, Pretty)

I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Movies, Obsession)

I know as I'm taking my dying breath, the ambulance guy will ask me why they cancelled Action.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Action, Dying, Will)

I like doing movies that relate to people's experience.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Experience, Movies, People)

I like the idea of capturing people who aren't there to save the world.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: People, Idea, World)

I love anything to do with ventriloquism and magic.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Love, Magic)

I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Funny, Love, Goal, Brooks, Comedy, Day, Fantasy, Night, Thinking)

I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Idea, World)

I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Man)

I want to be an animated character. I'm also doing more writing and directing.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Character, Want, Writing)

I wore a lot of vintage clothing. I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat. I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be, so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy. I dressed up like Elton John a lot too. That was another period.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Dress)

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Brooks, Comedy, Footsteps, May)

I'm a huge poster collector.
- Illeana Douglas

I've done a few studio films in the last few years where I feel like I've done good work, and then I only end up in two scenes. That's been very disappointing.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Work, End, Years)

In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Goal, Acting, School, Writer)

It was an interesting way to come across in my first big role. To work with Robert DeNiro was very exciting.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Work, First)

It's nice to see a movie where people are actually succeeding.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: People)

The best situation is where they cast you and then they trust you.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Trust)

There's too much insecurity on studio sets, with all the people standing around, whispering.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: People, Insecurity)

We were big Saturday Night Live and Eddie Murphy fans.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Fans, Night)

When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Experience, Character)

When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling, because it seemed so silly because it felt like we were doing a home movie at times.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Home, Silly)







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