Words matter. These are the best Rob Riggle Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the Marine Corps, I was used to people doing what they said and saying what they mean. There was a higher purpose and calling in the Corps. Everyone works toward accomplishing something together, and there’s a common goal. In entertainment, the same isn’t always true. You’re in it for yourself in Hollywood.
That’s a good sign for a movie: When it becomes part of the lexicon and pop culture for an entire generation. I’ve been in many movies, luckily, that get quoted.
When I put on my Marine cover, I’m a Marine, and I act accordingly.
You never want to just be outrageous for outrageous’ sake ’cause then it doesn’t work, and it’s not believable. You want to be as true to whatever character you’re playing.
I took classes and performed and did improv and sketch and wrote sketches and did lights and sound for other people’s shows just so I could be around the theater. That was about seven nights a week for seven years.
My advice is for veterans to seek out mentors, people who are doing what you want to do. You have to decide what you want and have a goal. Don’t worry about how you’re going to do it. Just trust that you’ll get there.
I never got into the horror genre, and action was fine, but I just loved comedy. Any comedy I could get my hands on, I would. I watched ‘Saturday Night Live’ religiously.
I hope this doesn’t sound harsh, but if you’re not constantly craving breakfast every second of every day, you’re not a real American. Y’know what, let’s throw the Canadians in there, too.
Hopefully, I’m not stealing scenes from other actors, because then they won’t want to work with me.
In high school, I was voted ‘Most Humorous’ in my senior class.
I remember watching Eddie Murphy’s stand-up act when I was little, and just being mesmerized.
Guy’s guys are of course welcome! But my audience runs the spectrum of humanity. There’s something for everyone!
What’s my favorite food besides pancakes? I guess it would be flapjacks, followed closely by hotcakes. After that, crepes… but thick crepes. Y’know, like, pancake-thick.
I wasn’t the sharpest tool in the shed, and I wasn’t the biggest, so I got real good at running my mouth and making people laugh and using humor as a way to not get into fights.
In college, I was a theater and film major at Kansas University. I always had an affinity for comedy. I could probably quote everything from ‘Caddyshack,’ ‘Stripes,’ and all those great comedies from the ’80s.
When you go out there to do comedy, you feel like you’re doing battle with the audience a lot of the time. You’re either going to get ’em, or you’re not.
As a comedian, I’m always quoting ‘Caddyshack’ and ‘Dumb and Dumber.’
We can’t ask the men and women of this country to go do things for us and then, when they get home, forget about them. It’s not part of the deal.
A lot of people think, ‘Oh, you made ‘SNL.’ You’re set. You’re good.’ No. All there is gigs, and you go from one gig to another. And hopefully you get a good gig, and it lasts for a while, and you get good work and people remember it, and you have good memories of it.
Whenever I’m given a chance to support veterans’ initiatives, I try to do that. Children and veterans – if they’re involved, you can pretty much count me in.
I’ve always been a fan of comedy. I’ve always enjoyed it. It’s something I’m very passionate about; it’s like lifeblood to me. I had to pursue it. I thought I had a little bit of talent, and if I could make a living at it, I would do it. It’s worked out so far.
I need a coffee, I’m a cold coffee guy. That’s how I do.
I don’t mind it so much if I get type cast as an authority figure. I get to do comedy no matter what it is, so it doesn’t bother me.
I love improv so much. Listening. I think that’s the key. When you improvise, you put a lot of pressure on yourself to create, and to be generating information, and trying to be funny, but if you just listen to what’s being said to you, and then react honestly, you generally get better results.
I always try to stick to the script because I want to respect the writers, and I want to respect the director. But if the director and my fellow actors are okay with me playing with it a little bit, then I definitely want to play with it.
I have a fondness for Georgetown. There’s always some place in Georgetown that has a bunch of people that look like they’re having fun, watching the game. Go in there, grab a pint. It’s the best.
I am one of those guys that’s an optimist. I am always optimistic. I don’t know how you can be any other way.
I just love the Corps. I love the brotherhood, the camaraderie. I thank anyone in uniform who serves their fellow man. I love this country for so many reasons. We have such a great country here, and it’s worth defending, and it’s worth sacrificing for.
I would love to do something dramatic. I don’t know if anybody will ever give me the chance, but I would love to try it. I’m trained in acting and spent many years working on it, so it’s just a matter of opportunity.
Eddie Murphy, Bill Murray, Will Ferrell, those guys mean so much to me because I watched those guys and how they transform and watch the commitment to what they do. I admire them.