Top 35 Method Actor Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Method Actor Quotes from famous people such as Vicky Krieps, Bob Newhart, Jeremy Irons, Rishi Kapoor, Viggo Mortensen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I don't call myself a method actor, but the thing is, w

I don’t call myself a method actor, but the thing is, when you meet Reynolds Woodcock, who is always Reynolds Woodcock, you kind of are Alma, and you kind of become Alma all the time. I think after the first day, Vicky was going, ‘Oh gosh.’ It was so intense, and I couldn’t understand why it was so intense.
Vicky Krieps
I’m not what you’d call a Method actor.
Bob Newhart
I wouldn’t call myself a method actor, but I have my own method. I do my own research. I come up with a background for the character. I’m not a club man. I don’t like isms. I’ve never really studied Stanislavski.
Jeremy Irons
I am spontaneous and not a method actor.
Rishi Kapoor
I have no idea what ‘method actor’ means.
Viggo Mortensen
I’m not a method actor; I hope you know that!
Jason Statham
I’m no Method actor. I’ve tried staying in character, and it’s just exhausting.
Cara Delevingne
I’m a method actor as well as a method singer.
Jill Scott
I think it is very important to be a method actor.
T. J. Miller
I wouldn’t say I’m a Method actor, but I do try to focus very deeply on what character I’m playing, and everything else goes out the window. I forget about everything. I try to get everything else out of my head.
Sean Bean
I’m not a Method actor – ask anybody.
Paula Malcomson
I am a method actor because I listen to a sad song when I have to act in a sad scene. That way, I try to get into the mood.
Krithi Shetty
I’m not a method actor, but I’m affected by the life I share my life with during shooting. It’s always a very strange and special period for me.
Marion Cotillard
I wouldn’t say I’m a Method actor, but there are times where a role will require you to live in their world.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Peter Mullan is the least method actor around.
Harry Lloyd
I’m not a Method actor. I don’t believe acting should be psychodrama. I look within myself and see what I can find to play the role with. If I’m playing a blind man, I don’t go around blindfolded for days. A lot of good actors would, but I don’t go in for that very much. I like to just make it up as I go along.
John Malkovich
I am not that big a method actor.
Ram Charan
There’s this whole list of old personalities that I can act, as corny as that sounds, or as method actor as that sounds.
Cedric Bixler-Zavala
For better or worse, I don’t necessarily categorize myself as a method actor; I’m not going to make claims that I stayed in character 24/7.
Rebecca Hall
I am neither a method actor nor a trained one. So, I don’t generally prepare for any role. Becoming the character and being in that moment are most important.
Shruti Haasan
I remember my first scene with Alan Rickman, and I was anxious because he is a slight ‘method’ actor; as soon as he is in his cloak, he walks and talks like Snape – it is quite terrifying. But I really wanted to talk to him because ‘Robin Hood’ was one of my favourite films.
Tom Felton
You know, I’ve never been much of a method actor. I feel like, with every project I go in extremely prepared and I like to have a good time.
Elisha Cuthbert
I’m not a method actor. The techniques that I follow have been created and practiced in my own journey, ones that I have researched, formed and invented.
Neeraj Kabi
I’ve always done method acting. I’m a method actor, and I’ve done that for years. I never did acting and decided to take it seriously because all the parts people want me to do were playing the pretty role. If I want to play someone pretty, I’ll play myself.
Jessica White
I guess I’m probably a Method actor; I don’t know… I just think of it as staying in the zone.
Michael Keaton
Yeah, you know, if I’m having an emotional scene I do like to go off and be by myself; not to say that I’m a method actor or anything like that, but for scenes like that that are more emotional, I do like to take that night off and not be so social.
Shay Mitchell
For me it would be unhealthy to be a method actor; I’m not mentally stable enough for that – I need to separate my two worlds.
Emily Browning
I’m a method actor.
Seann William Scott
James Franco is a Method actor. I respect Method actors, but he never snapped out of character. Whenever we’d have to get in the ring for boxing scenes, and even during practice, the dude was full-on hitting me.
Tyrese Gibson
I am a method actor, but I’m also a film actor as well as a method actor. Characters that don’t have humility, whether they are heroes or villains, are hard to relate to. All characters in every aspect of what we do should have humility. If they don’t, then they’re a cartoon character.
Vincent D’Onofrio
I am not a method actor. I would call myself a spontaneous actor.
Andrea Jeremiah
There's a fine line between the Method actor and the sc

There’s a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
Nicolas Cage
I’m not a method actor. I try to stay separate but to imagine what they’d feel, to put myself in their shoes.
Tuppence Middleton
Maybe I’m secretly in my soul a method actor.
Poppy Montgomery
I am not a method actor, though I studied for a year with Lee Strasburg.
Ed Asner