Adam Baldwin Quotes

Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for starring in Full Metal Jacket (1987) as Animal Mother, as well as in the television series Firefly and its continuation film Serenity as Jayne Cobb. His roles include Stillman in Ordinary People (1980) Colonel John Casey in Chuck and more recently Mike Slattery in The Last Ship

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Adam Baldwin


A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.

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The guys I grew up with, my cinematic heroes, have always been men of few words, but of action. Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach.

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I'm no Leonardo DiCaprio.

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My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours.

Adam Baldwin


I'm like a fungus; you can't get rid of me.

Adam Baldwin


It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.

Adam Baldwin


Stillness as a technique is still really captivating to me.

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I was involved with drama departments since the 5th grade. I played at it. It was an escape.

Adam Baldwin


You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat ya with until you realize who's in ruttin' command here!

Adam Baldwin


The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.

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Fear is a killer, when it comes to the creative process.

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Acting had always been the social scene I'd fallen into. It was sort of a merry band of band geeks and theater nerds.

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You never really know the guy until you sit down with him.

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It's great to be able to pretend you're tough but funny at the same time.

Adam Baldwin


You can't control the audience. When you're on the air and they're not coming to the party, it's time to shut down the party.

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