Garret Dillahunt Quotes

Garret Dillahunt (born November 24, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his work in television for the roles of Burt Chance on the Fox sitcom Raising Hope, Ty Walker in the sixth season of Justified, a terminator in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Matthew Ross in The 4400, Jack McCall and Francis Wolcott in Deadwood, and Steve Curtis in ER.

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Garret Dillahunt


Well, one of my favorite ones to work on - besides just about any scene from 'Deadwood' - was my scene with Brad Pitt in 'Assassination of Jesse James'. That was just a fun day.

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No one has a name in 'The Road.' Like Cormac McCarthy's novel from which it's adapted, 'The Road' features characters such as the man, the boy, the wife, the old man and the veteran.

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You'll see a lot more blood in 'Saw' movies or something like that than you will in either of the 'Last House' movies. I kind of think it owes more to 'The Virgin Spring' which is the original source material, the Bergman movie.

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You know one scene I always think about is in 'The Godfather', when Marlon Brando's in the hospital. Al Pacino arrives there and enlists the help of the baker to protect his father. The two of them stand outside and the baker fiddles with a cigarette lighter, but Pacino's hands are rock steady. That's when we sort of realize that he can do this.

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I have such a crush on Shirley Manson. I think she's the coolest thing.

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But the fact that same-sex marriage is still an issue is insane. Thinking love knows a sex is ridiculous.

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I've long been a fan of Chiwetel Ejiofor. I think he's a great actor. He's my kind of guy. He does what I aspire to do.

Garret Dillahunt


I actually started in comedy, but then after 'Deadwood' I started concentrating on the dramas more. But then I just got tired for raping and killing and figured, 'It's time to do another comedy.'

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I've always liked stories. I'm always reading, ever since I was a kid. I've always been reading and wanting to be in some other world.

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I'm an ensemble guy, I guess - that comes from the theater. If I ever won some kind of award someday, I imagine I'd try to be very gracious, but in the end, I just want to keep working. I don't see why that, if you just put your mind to it and keep sowing the right seeds, you can't keep doing the things you want to do.

Garret Dillahunt


If it's a good story, then everybody is trying to tell it, everybody is better for it, and it's just more fun.

Garret Dillahunt


The other day, someone called me this generation's Bruce Dern - I'd never thought of that, and frankly, I don't know enough of Bruce Dern's work to comment on it, though he is an incredible actor.

Garret Dillahunt


Yeah, I like to have fun - I think that's a good way to live. I think you're better at your job if you like it.

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Everyone thinks their family is the craziest family in the world. Like, 'My God, my family's crazy!'

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In the past, if you did film, you couldn't do stage, and if you did film, you certainly didn't do television. You had to pick what you wanted to be. Now it seems like we can bounce around, not only between genres, but between mediums, and I like that. I like change and I like a good story.

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