Ahmed Best Quotes

Ahmed Best (born August 19, 1973) is an American actor, voice actor, and musician. He gained recognition in the 2000s for providing motion capture and voice of the character of Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. He also created, wrote, directed and produced his own TV show, which he titled This Can't Be My Life

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Ahmed Best


I'm going to move on and do other things. My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks.

Ahmed Best


My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks.

Ahmed Best


We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted.

Ahmed Best


I'm recording another demo for another batch of record labels that we'll shop it around to.

Ahmed Best


“I wore what was called a motion capture suit, which was like a tight scuba suit with a whole bunch of light sensors on it. They had infrared cameras, and the cameras caught the light sensor and input that data into a computer. And that data was my movement and how the light sensors moved and how they captured the data onto the computer. It was really quite fascinating. I had never done any of that before.”

Ahmed Best


“If there was one thing that I took away, it was paying attention to every single solitary detail, no matter how big or small. Everything you saw up on that screen was there for a reason. There was nothing wasted. Not a single color, not a single creature. Every single creature in that movie had a name, not just a species name, but a personal name.”

Ahmed Best


“I've been going out on auditions, but it's hard if you don't have a certain image.”

Ahmed Best


“It's Star Wars. You can't really get tired of it.”

Ahmed Best


It doesn't bother me that people are stupid. I'm not stupid.

Ahmed Best


“We're focusing so much on kill, die, and then we're wondering why people go crazy, why people shoot people, why people have no regard for human life, and yet... the things that are being sensationalized are the things that glorify killing, shooting, maiming and destruction.”

Ahmed Best


“Not only do I think that has no validity, I think it's really stupid for anyone to put their own prejudices and their own homophobia on a complete fantasy movie.”

Ahmed Best