Words matter. These are the best Trevante Rhodes Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
For me, I coin Austin as being kind of a baby brother to L.A. Because it’s pretty much the same thing; L.A. is just amplified to the nth degree.
I’m the way I am now because I was bullied when I was the lanky, gangly, skinny kid. I was the guy who would flick everybody off, and my middle finger was this skinny, long stick. I got picked on because of that.
From start to finish, my experience with ‘Moonlight’ has been the most unique thing.
My mother is the most important person I know, and I try to be the same as she.
Everything I want, I do it like it’s the last thing.
I find it really unique that the black community, who has been oppressed and is still oppressed, can find a way to oppress themselves, and ourselves, within it.
I’m very inquisitive, and I always have questions and need to touch things to see how it works or why it works.
I can eat a lot of pizza. And I can cook. I’m from New Orleans, so it’s just in my blood.
People-watching is my favorite thing to do. This is blowing my mind. I fixate on one person, and then I think about the struggles in their life. I think about what made them walk the way they do.
If we can fathom stripping away sexual orientation, skin color, sex, we’re all the exact same: We just want connection. We just want love.
I enjoy learning about other people. I really didn’t understand that until ‘Moonlight.’
As actors and directors, I feel like our job, more so than anything else, is to shine a light on a subject and to let people know that they’re not alone.
The main thing that I learned in doing ‘Moonlight’ is that we get to shine light on a way of living, or a person, or whatever it may be that otherwise wouldn’t have light or that otherwise wouldn’t have any exposure, so people have no idea.
I’m the kind of person where I always digest everything around me.
I was given an opportunity to do sports in college and get a degree because of it. I ran track for the University of Texas and was studying to be a petroleum landman. And I was gifted an opportunity to audition for a film during my last semester in college, which I discovered while jogging around campus.
Within my second month of being in L.A., I booked my first audition. It was, like, a co-star on a show called ‘Gang Related.’ I got cut out of it.
Whenever you see someone who’s having a rough day, it’s one thing to ask if they’re okay, because most people would just walk by. That can be life-changing to that person who’s going through whatever they’re going through. I’m that kind of person, so that’s been my training for acting: just caring about people.
I was really squeamish growing up – not too fond of blood and guts.