Christopher Walken Quotes

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Christopher Walken Quotes

I play disturbed people a lot, but always with a bit of distance or tongue-in-cheek. Most of the villains I play are essentially harmless.
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I think that a good movie creates its own world, and that world needn't refer to anything that's real. If it's consistent, if it's entertaining, if it's interesting, it justifies its being there.

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I've been married for 46 years, and I live in a nice house, my grass is always cut, I pay my bills, and my cat loves me!

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You hear about things happening to people - they slip in the bathtub, fall down the stairs, step off the curb in London because they think that the cars come the other way - and they die. You feel you want to die making an effort at something; you don't want to die in some unnecessary way.

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To be honest, I was never very ambitious. And I still am not.

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I play a lot of, maybe a little bit, cartoonish people. I've been a Bond villain, and I play a lot of villains, people who want to take over something.

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As an actor, I'm rather hit and miss; I throw a lot out there, and some of it works and some of it doesn't.

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People come up to me all the time in New York. Not for autographs, but to talk about movies, often in a very scientific way.

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I come from a part of New York that was almost entirely immigrants. I was born in America, but all of my friends' parents, everybody's parents, including my own, had come to America from Europe.

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I grew up in the '50s, in New York City, where television was born. There were 90 live shows every week, and they used a lot of kids. There were schools just for these kids. There was a whole world that doesn't exist anymore.

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To me, there are things you're good at and things you're not so good at. For some reason, I'm good at darker characters. It has to do with how you look.

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We have no way of knowing what lays ahead for us in the future. All we can do is use the information at hand to make the best decision possible.

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Too many young actors are strutting about and doing films without having developed some of the depth you need to bring off certain kinds of roles. I think that's the problem with the system, where a lot of younger actors who haven't had a chance to develop suddenly become stars.

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I became an actor by accident.

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In rehearsal you have a good accident that you can repeat.In the movies if you have a good accident you hope the camera's running.

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In the theater you rehearse for a minimum of five to six weeks. And then you get to play it. Which means you get to get better. That's the great thing about the theater.

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I like to be cast well and then I like to be left alone. And good directors, that's generally what they do when they hire you because you have something that's useful to the part, and then they leave you alone. The times that I've run into trouble is when, very rare actually, but you get hired and then there's some sort of makeover involved.

— Christopher Walken

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