Quotations by Terence Stamp

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Born: Saturday, July 22, 1939
Profession: Actor
Nationality: British


A lot of newspapers say, Terence Stamp is playing himself and we're as bored as he is.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Newspapers)

A lot of people only see me as villains.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: People)

A lot of young directors, they're not confident; they're not open to the emotional level of the scene.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Open)

All actors are incredibly insecure.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Actors)

Although you have some films that are a real bummer, there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Film, Heaven)

As a boy I believed I could make myself invisible. I'm not sure that I ever could, but I certainly had the ability to pass unnoticed.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Ability)

At this point, it's either for fun or it's for money. I don't take movies that I don't really like.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Movies, Money, Fun)

From the very first movie I ever made to the current time, there have been times between action and cut when I've sensed some kind of new dimension that I haven't been familiar with before.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Time, Action, First)

He's Soderbergh, we're working for him. It doesn't matter what he's doing; we'll see it at the premiere.
- Terence Stamp

I have always had this energy, which I think of as overdrive.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Energy)

I have to be stretched in some way. There's not enough things that come my way that I fancy.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Fancy)

I was very disappointed that so much of the work I did on The Haunted Mansion didn't arrive in the final cut.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Work)

I wasn't at all sure I could make that sort of leap into that sort of comic book reality.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Reality)

I work primarily for the camera-it's not something I really talk about a lot, but it's part of the way I am as a movie actor. The camera is my girl, as it were.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Work, Actor, Talk)

I've been doing Tai Chi on and off for 20 years. The fundamentals of all martial arts are the same.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Years)

I've never wanted to become a politician, an interior decorator, I've never wanted to speculate and make a load of money. I just wanted this.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Money)

In my youth I dreamed of being an illustrator.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Being, Youth)

In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: People, Character, Blind, Logic, Trouble)

It wasn't until I saw James Dean that I began to think that maybe I could actually do this. Movies didn't have to be just this fantasy with this impossibly handsome guy.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Movies, Fantasy)

It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Performance, America, England, Luxury)

My favorite film is Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power in The Razor's Edge.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Power, Favorite, Film)

My star was kind of fading towards the end of the '60s and suddenly I got this call from Fellini, who just appeared to kind of love me!
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Love, End)

Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Positive, Career, First, Influence)

Unless I try, I'm never really going to be at ease with myself.
- Terence Stamp

What I wanted more than anything was a long career.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Career)

When I tested for Billy Budd, I had that kind of confidence that comes with the certainty that you're not going to get something. I was very rough around the edges.
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Certainty, Confidence)

With Fellini, the fear dropped out of my work because it was such a happy experience... hanging out with Fellini, having pasta on the set with Fellini, and going out with Fellini!
- Terence Stamp
(Keywords: Work, Experience, Fear)







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