Words matter. These are the best Alex Sharp Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
‘To the Bone’ is autobiographical. It’s written and directed by a woman; it’s starring all women, apart from me and Keanu, who are in lesser parts, and it’s produced by women.
I’m interested in so many different things and art forms.
I’ve been to the Met Ball and the Tonys, but Cannes is particularly huge. Every time at these big events, it’s just – whoa. Because at the end of the day, I’m a guy from Devonshire who grew up on a farm who loves his dog.
When you start a conversation about something that is under-discussed and you use art to convey it, I think that is incredibly powerful but is always going to create waves.
Be less afraid to be different.
As an actor, you spend years getting ready for an opportunity to arise, and when it does, you’re ready for it.
I’m saving money like there’s no tomorrow because, when I was at Juilliard, I had so little. They gave me a full scholarship because I didn’t come from a wealthy family or anything.
I just feel it’s a shame to let fear get in your way and stop you achieving things.
I can be rather obsessive – especially when it comes to breaking through to the next level as an actor.
Darren Criss is a legend.
I played a very complex, multidimensional character – Piglet in ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ – at age 7 in England.
That’s what I’m drawn to: playing characters that are completely different.
Acting is a different beast on screen. I’m excited to explore that. But, of course, it’s an honor to be part of the Broadway community. It’s a dream just to be here.
I spent the first seven years of my life in a caravan traveling around Europe and the United States because my parents were just obsessed with traveling.
We all feel at some point of our lives that we’re different, that we don’t fit in.
Coming out of Juilliard, I honestly was expecting and willing to be breaking my neck, hustling, and being unemployed for a decade, two decades. I was gritting my teeth, but I was so down to do that.
I’ve always found it hard to do what I’m told – I’m not very good at conforming.
I got rejected from all the good drama schools first time.
I’m not good at picking people up, I’d rather just get to know someone. I’m not an ‘opening line’ kind of guy; it’s not really my scene. But at school, I was good at talking to girls. I wasn’t good at making moves, though.
It was nice to have a break from acting – there’s a lot more to life than acting. And that’s important – to be a good actor, you have to know that and to live that.
Elle Fanning is my official stylist. If I’m buying a pair of sneakers or a suit, I just do what she tells me to do. She’s my red carpet expert.
My education was seeing and touching the world. I would read about the history of a castle with my mother – who was a teacher, so she home-schooled me – and then she would take me to the castle, and we would climb on it, and then I’d write creatively about it that night.
At school, I had to work really hard to get a D in maths. And I wasn’t slacking off; I actually did work quite hard.
I think controversy is an interesting thing in that it usually goes hand in hand with starting conversations that surround taboo or under-discussed topics that need to be discussed and need to be less in the shadows, in my opinion.
I might not have been academically gifted – I was bad at maths, and science was a struggle – but I was good at English literature and became hooked on theatre.
As an actor, I’ve been taught to just stay with your scene partner, and whatever they do, let it affect you, be spontaneous.
I’m pretty careful about making sure that when I choose to do something, it’s for the right reasons and that I really connect with it and care about it. So if the right musical came along, yes, I would totally do it!
It was always my dream to live in New York.
I don’t like doing things that are easy!
You can do a good job when you play it safe, but you can’t do a spectacular job. You have to risk it and be in danger of looking like an absolute fool.