Quotations by John Hawkes
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Born: Friday, September 11, 1959
As an actor, I think a mistake that any storyteller can make is to play the ending.
(Keywords: Mistake, Actor, Ending, Play)
For the last 20 years of my life, I've had the mantra to do amazing parts with amazing people in amazing projects, so I'm attracted to good story, writing and character and good people. That's what I'm always searching for and I don't think that's ever going to change.
(Keywords: Change, Life, People, Character, Projects, Writing, Years)
I do all kinds of roles - nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho - and occasionally someone kind of normal. It's weird, when I lived in Austin I was always cast as pretty normal people. But when I moved to Los Angeles I was immediately branded a psycho.
(Keywords: People, Pretty)
I don't have any training as an actor, but I guess I'm an intense pretender. When you read something over and over, it gets into you a little bit. You can't help but begin to feel it, even if you're a healthy person as I think I am.
(Keywords: Actor, Help, Training)
I went to a performance of 'The Crucible' at the Guthrie when I was a sophomore in high school, and I knew right away that that's what I wanted to do.
(Keywords: Performance, Right, School)
You never really forget who you are. If you did, you'd need to seek some professional help.
(Keywords: Forget, Help)