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Christopher Meloni Quotes

I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example. I thought that was intellectually hilarious. The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic ... That to me was funny.
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Christopher Meloni Quotes: You can be childlike without being
You can be childlike without being childish. A child always wants to have fun. Ask yourself, 'Am I having fun?'

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: I had no expectations about fatherhood
I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding.

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Crime is one of the leads of the show. If there's ever anything that deals with a character's personal life, you don't have to worry about it getting too crazy. People don't have to worry about character arcs. Each episode is a self-contained unit.

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I'd have to say Bali's my favorite place that I've visited.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: I never find sincerity offensive so be
I never find sincerity offensive ... so, be sincere.

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In my own defense, I wrote a one-man show, and that to me was more where I fit.

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If I could only get people to rub my belly for good lucky and then throw money in my fountain, it'd be a perfect world.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: You couldnt pay me enough to be a law
You couldn't pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer. Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people's problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense.

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I love feeling the crispness of fall and the sensuality of spring.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: Id like to go away for six months and
I'd like to go away for six months and learn to kiteboard and windsurf. I love pinochle, I love chess and I love windsurfing.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: My first thought when i came here was
My first thought when I came here was that I understood why there are so many great Irish writers - because there is something mystical in the air. There's always this cloudy, moody sky and it's challenging.

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I take this art very seriously and passionately. I love what I do. You can't help but grow. That's not to say you don't make mistakes or make bad choices, but that's part of the art. Painters paint bad paintings.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: If you take life at face value it loses
If you take life at face value, it loses its luster pretty quickly. If you go after it, you get more out of it.

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There was a friend of ours who worked with a girl who had said she would consider being a surrogate. We met her and right away she was awesome. We were looking for someone who could take care of themselves and it was pretty clear she could.

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I love to act. I need to act. It's the big itch I need to scratch.

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My mother raised three children on her own and my dad was a doctor working 16 hours a day.

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I have worried about getting pigeon-holed, but now I think I've done enough weird, offbeat stuff not to be. And I also know that I do things for the right reasons: I've made my money, so I don't have to say yes to anything.

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My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: You can watch any episode you want and
You can watch any episode you want and have a compelling story being told.

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The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life.

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I didn't get into acting to be a public service announcer or an advocate and yet, by virtue of this show and how we handle the subject matter that we've been given, that's kind of how it's evolved in certain ways.

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It is a weird feeling to have people go, 'Hey Chris' like they know me. But, number one, 99 percent of my experiences have been really cool. People couldn't be nicer and more positive.

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It's great to be recognized when I'm looking for a table at a crowded restaurant, but I still don't put it to best use. I'm such a lump. I won't cut the line. It's my Catholic guilt. I gotta get used to it.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: De niro was a hero of mine and sean penn
De Niro was a hero of mine. And Sean Penn. But I've realized I can't operate at that level of intensity. That's okay for movies. On TV, when you live with horror day in and day out, you have to protect yourself.

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I still have a dream of one day - I would love to hire a semi-retired contractor and just build a house - him and I building a house for me. I would truly love to do that.

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I'm a nudist at heart.

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But I came from a conservative Republican background.

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I don't get called very often to play innocents.

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I like intellectual journeys.

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I rarely see one of the 'summer blockbuster' movies. I'd like to see a stronger focus on smaller, smarter movies.

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I think to be a successful comic, you have to be exceptionally smart and exceptionally perceptive.

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I've written a couple screenplays and half-finished plays.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: Whoever envisions not one but two series
Whoever envisions not one but two series in New York?

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I'm just an actor, but if the extra part of it is that I'm helping people or people are being helped by the virtue of what we're doing, then that's just a really nice added extra.

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I love my lifestyle now, but at the end of nine months, you're toast. You are toast. It's like running a marathon. You can't think while you're doing it. Especially when different directors come in who are not part of the posse, the circle.

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I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: Ive got the best of all worlds its every
I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes. And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work.

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It's always been kind of weird to me because when you give someone an autograph, you're looking down at a piece of paper and once you sign it the person moves on.

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How that works is our first season was the year we had a threatened writers' strike, so what we did was that instead of doing 22 episodes, we did 30. We put 10 in the bank.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: I had great faith in irish actors that
I had great faith in Irish actors, that they'd be hip to the whole theatre thing, and they are. I had no illusions of coming over here as some kind of big shot. It's been a learning experience for me too.

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I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example. I thought that was intellectually hilarious. The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic ... That to me was funny.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: I think we present extreme aspects of
I think we present extreme aspects of human behavior and hopefully get at times, messages across or bring issues to the table or as we so often say, shed light into the dark crevices of human nature.

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I'm always learning from experiences because each one is different and there are different players involved in the project at the time with their own way of doing things.

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People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.

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This is a dream come true. To wake up in a place that I own and go to work in New York City as an actor - I feel like Mary Tyler Moore throwing her friggin' hat in the air.

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Christopher Meloni Quotes: Its just nice to work hard and be
It's just nice to work hard and be rewarded, which is having lots of people watch. And the icing on the cake is for me is to be able to walk around with pride, feeling that the product you put out is worthy of being watched. But honestly, it's not a big deal. I don't put too much stock in fame or celebrity anyway. I don't put it in the 'important' box.

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