Alessandro Nivola Quotes

Alessandro Antine Nivola (born June 28, 1972) is an American actor and producer, who has starred in feature films such as Face/Off, American Hustle, A Most Violent Year, and also a brief appearance in Selma

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I'd grown up loving English films. I was a huge Monty Python fanatic as a kid.

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Well, I've never been in a touring rock band, it was all just high school and college, playing toga parties in frat houses.

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I've never felt that I've had some great fashion sense of my own - I tend to wear what my wife tells me to wear.

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People are always going to identify with what it's like living in society and have people judge you in certain ways, and how you can be strong enough to be your own person and all those good things.

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The research period of a film is the most exciting part of the process, and filming is sometimes a letdown because when you're dealing with biopic material, the real thing is always much more intricate than the story told in the film.

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Anybody who is in freelance work, especially artistically, knows that it comes with all the insecurity and the ups and downs. It's a really frightening life.

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The thing with being able to do accents is that it's still completely separate from being an actor.

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When you speak in another accent, it affects you. You can't help but be changed by it.

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I tell you, the Pokemon industry has bled me dry.

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A lot of the time with child actors, you get the feeling they're trying to have a kind of poise or presentation that's beyond their years that might be put on, but also might be because they've spent years just hanging out with adults and they don't even have a sense of what it's like to grow up with kids their own age.

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It's not your responsibility to have the bigger picture in mind. But, the downside is that then, a lot of times, you're disappointed by the movies that are made around you.

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I love costumes. I love getting dressed up because it really helps my imagination make the leap to believe that I am who I say I am.

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Acting can be very selfish and all-consuming.

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It's great to play a rock star. Maybe not so great to be one.

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I started off as an actor thinking that I would be this Romeo, this dashing leading man. It turns out that I'm a character actor.

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