Quotations by Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
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Born: Monday, November 17, 1958
As a measure of acting skills, film can be very deceptive.
(Keywords: Acting, Film, Measure)
Domesticity has to mean nesting. Otherwise, six months go by, and you don't know where your underwear is.
Hollywood is run by men who are big on vulnerability.
(Keywords: Men, Hollywood, Vulnerability)
I do need to be told when I'm going wrong. No one's acting can be an exact, 100 percent science.
(Keywords: Science, Acting, Wrong)
I hate it when people say, Mary Elizabeth, this may be hell, but the movie is going to be sooo good.
(Keywords: People, Hate, Hell, May)
I used to go home at night and just shake, because I had no idea that's what acting was gonna be.
(Keywords: Home, Idea, Acting, Night)
I'm not looking at money, percentage points or grosses. This is my life, you know? To me, every day matters.
(Keywords: Life, Money, Day)
I've never found that it jars to go back and forth.
I've worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience.
(Keywords: Men, Charm, Leading, Losing)
Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
(Keywords: Idea, Acting, Actors, Stars)
Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do. I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
(Keywords: Acting, Right)