Quotations by William H. Macy

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Born: Monday, March 13, 1950
Profession: Actor
Nationality: American


A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Wife, Favorite)

Directors work 10 times harder than anyone else. Get paid a quarter.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Work)

Everyone hooks up with George Clooney. He's a genuinely cool guy. He's using his powers for good.
- William H. Macy

I do them all for the money, I really do.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Money)

I got an agent. He said, what do you wanna do, and I said, I want an Oscar nomination. That's your job, that's what I'm paying you for. And I got it.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Job, Want)

I have a tendency to say yes to a script or no to a script. Not yes based on a rewrite.
- William H. Macy

I think I've been in situations where they looked at me and just see some rich white guy - they don't see me at all.
- William H. Macy

I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Movies, Theater)

I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Life, Dogs, Past, Walking, Will)

I'll tell you this about the Oscars - they're real.
- William H. Macy

I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Character)

I'm not against watching myself, but I miss a lot of it. I've got two little kids who we don't let watch TV.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Kids)

I'm really proud of the writing on Door to Door, and I think that's the Emmy that meant the most - the writing.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Writing)

I'm sure I have a process, but it mostly takes place in my dreams.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Dreams)

If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Character, Play, Want)

It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Violence)

Ninety percent of the preparation we do as actors is just jive. It doesn't do anything.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Actors, Preparation)

Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Actor, Childhood)

Oh yeah, that's the Holy Grail, Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny Depp, he's the real deal, isn't he? He doesn't get the girl, and he doesn't care.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Care)

Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Horror)

That red carpet has to be felt to be believed.
- William H. Macy

The bar raises as you go.
- William H. Macy

The only people who do plays in LA are people who can't get jobs in TV shows.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: People, Jobs)

The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Awards, Drinking, Night, Spirit)

There are some older women out there who are just knockouts, real beauties, and they're not getting the roles they should.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Women)

We all want to be 20 again and have that first sense of love.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Love, First, Sense, Want)

We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Men, People, Ladies, Leading)

We thought sex was free. Sex is not free. There's a price to be paid emotionally, physically, even legally. Sex isn't a casual thing. It's a huge thing.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Sex, Thought)

When Fargo came out, I hired a publicist for the first time in my life. I thought, if ever I was going to make it, that was then.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Time, Life, Thought, First)

When I was in New York, I was making a living. We had a summer house and a car that I could put in a garage. That's something for a stage actor.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Car, Actor, Living, Summer)

When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: Film)

Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I'm the cheese.
- William H. Macy
(Keywords: God, Day)







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