Quotations by Marcia Gay Harden
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Born: Friday, August 14, 1959
All those days of waiting on tables until I could get a role on Broadway, all that time going to school taking lessons, and all those years of being a nobody following a dream-and now here it is.
(Keywords: Time, Dream, Being, Now, School, Waiting, Years)
Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany.
(Keywords: Dad, American, Germany, Kids, Meeting, School, Schools, Service)
I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws.
(Keywords: Love, Character, Flaws, Ugliness)
I think in terms of family, in terms of relationships, in terms of work, competition to be the favorite, to be the noticed, to be the one - I don't know if it exists for all personalities, but I know for sure it did with me.
(Keywords: Family, Work, Competition, Favorite, Relationships)
I was always the child who wore her emotions on her sleeve.
I'm always a little starstruck anyway. So to work with a movie star, which is Brad, I was excited about that; to work with a movie legend, which is Tony, I wouldn't have passed that up. Just to get to watch him and watch how he works.
I'm just a pack mule. I've played leads and I've played character roles. Any actress in Hollywood will tell you as your age climbs, the leads thin.
(Keywords: Age, Character, Hollywood, Will)
I'm not a big fan of mediocre.
In the theater, it's about taking time in a musical segment, a pause in a musical way and then moving on.
(Keywords: Time, Theater)
In theater, you have a rehearsal period and you know just who to be.
You're over there in the corner either thinking about the dead dog or whatever, you're bringing up your personal life and you need the space, and then somebody throws you a joke. Especially if it's an emotional scene, you don't want the joke.
(Keywords: Life, Space, Thinking, Want)