Words matter. These are the best Patricia Clarkson Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
And I have a really great agent and I know it’s almost an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent. But she is and she has a beautiful aesthetic and she has guided me.
I’m still traumatized that I’m going to be on a big screen in a white bikini and naked so who knows!
Holly Hunter has been doing great work forever.
But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
New Orleans. Born and raised. I lived there until I was 19.
I just have a thing for writers. Maybe it because I’m just so not a writer.
The odds of having films made which star women… Everyone still references one movie: ‘Bridesmaids!’
I love writers. All of my best friends are writers.
Well did graduate summa cum laude from Fordham University.
Why are comedic parts for women the exception, not the rule?
See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise.
I’m obsessed. I’ve always needed to know what’s going on but now it’s a must.
I always try to approach character first and foremost viscerally.
I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
There are still so many movies made starring 50 men and one woman! A white male actor should never be allowed to complain about anything. Shut up and sit in the corner. I mean, seriously!
I’m really a director’s actor. I rely heavily on a director.
I don’t like a lot of rehearsing.
I have to watch the news or my day is not complete.
It’s never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that’s my job.
I think it would be hard to go the distance in this business without a sense of humor.
I’ll read a script maybe twice, but I’ll think about the role more than I’ll rehearse lines.
If my gravy train stops at SAG, honey, it’s been a great ride.
You’re always close and you never get that big romantic lead.
Being married and having a child was not something I wanted, and I knew that at a very young age. I tend to be more solitary, and I’m truly a free spirit.
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you’re lucky if you have five takes.
The odds are not in your favor the older you get, especially if you’re a woman in this business.
I think it’s always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
These archetypal older women in movies can sometimes make my skin crawl. It’s about the one dimension; it’s about the lack of any texture.
When I was younger, of course I had people act inappropriately to me. I’ve had certain directors yell at me. But I didn’t stand for it, and I didn’t let it go far enough for it to be in any way abusive to me.
And now oddly I’m getting sexier parts than I’ve ever gotten.