Bryce Dallas Howard Quotes


I'm drawn toward filmmakers who have a very distinctive voice. I really appreciate people who push themselves and therefore push the medium forward.

I was raised in Connecticut. And I honestly wasn't aware that my dad was a celebrity until I moved to Los Angeles a year ago.

I'm a huge fan of the animated film 'The Land Before Time' and that was one of my favourite animated films when I was growing up.

It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters

Telling everyone I wanted to go into forensic anthropology was my form of rebellion.

You can't become another person if you're not self-aware.

You do your best [ on auditions] and sometimes you win 'em over and sometimes you don't.

I have very vivid dreams and nightmares and my biggest fear is of some kind of dystopian future where we're advanced in every way except in our humanity.

My dad made a film called 'Willow' when he was a young filmmaker which screened at the Cannes film festival and people were booing afterwards.

I found out I was pregnant seven days after my wedding. I was on honeymoon with my family.

The ability to play pretend is something that everyone has access to; you see little kids doing it.

I've always been with acting very hesitant to get myself into situations where I would be accused of nepotism.

Whenever I hear the word 'breakout ' I associate it with acne.

Social media is a performance like any other form of entertainment and acknowledging that is important.

I have an amino acid missing that you can only get from certain kinds of eggs. So I've been eating a few eggs.

I'm really into sci-fi. I always have been. In addition to that I've always had a tremendous fascination with the lure of the Apocalypse or Judgment Day or the Mayan calendar etc. etc.

I've admired Anthony Hopkins for so long and when I finally got to meet him in person I became totally immobile and speechless! I stood there looking at him and couldn't say a word.

Joe Wright is incredible and I'm a huge admirer of his work in general but specifically his aesthetics and poeticism.

My greatest dream is to work with my dad someday as an actress.

In the culture we live in there's this pervasive shared agreement that there's a certain body type to admire and it isn't actually based on anything real or substantive.

I struggle immensely with celebrities of all kinds. I get clammy hands and turn a little purple.

I'm not an NRA member but that doesn't mean I didn't appreciate shooting blanks out of a machine gun.

The thing that every parent hopes for is that the baby's healthy I'm healthy. No matter how you feel that's the most important thing.

My friends knew I was obsessed with these 'Twilight' boys because I love a dangerous love story.

Of course any kind of film process has ups and downs and days where you're stuck and have breakthroughs.

My body's my best friend.

My dad is the most humble man on the planet.

I'm definitely not very insecure but I have perfectionist tendencies and I'll want things to be a certain way.

My first pregnancy I gained 75 pounds.

My dad's more three-dimensional than Opie Taylor or Richie Cunningham. He even has a temper! He's a real person. But some people are disappointed by that.

What I wasn't used to was being in front of the camera.

There was definitely a learning curve in terms of being on film but being on a set was all good.

Creativity is all around us and some of the funniest most beautiful and touching moments happen when you least expect it.

I loved being pregnant.

The clearer that division [of social media] is between it not being a reflection of reality and being a complete make-believe world the more we're helping ourselves.

I try to focus moment to moment on being an aware responsible contributive member of society. You see trash on the ground pick it up!

What it's done for me is highlight the fact that we need to lean into the cartoon universe of social media.

I've never ever in my entire life been upset at a casting choice.

I created a fitness club with five friends. We have weekly check-ins and a reward system - and group penalties if one of us slacks off.

Ours was a loving nurturing household but at the same time my parents' goal was to make all their children self-sufficient.

As far as I'm concerned: Chris Pratt for president! He'd save us.

I have nothing nice to say about Chris Pratt of course. He's probably the greatest hero of our time in real life honestly.

I'm not a strong cook. I can do the crockpot; that's about it.

The work that we do is so tricky because it rests on our shoulders but it's also collaborative and part of it is trusting the people that you're working with.

I never really dyed my hair anything significant from my natural hair color.

Everything about doing 'Jurassic World' was a dream come true.

You can't raise kids alone you can't heal alone... you really need a community.

I think my favourite memory from filming 'Jurassic World' would just be a compilation of me running through the jungle in heels and just how absurd that really was. That that actually happened.

The Village did a lot for me of course because it was my first movie.

When I work on a film I always tend to relate to the crew.

When folks get to the best of their profession people are like "Who am I to give a critique to this individual who's reached mastery?".

The other thing I've been discussing with friends is: when you're born do you start at a zero or five?

I'm always trying to figure out what my taste is what my likes and dislikes are.

It's like sort of a dream thing for an actor when they're told to gain weight.

Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am.

When I started working I just had my name be 'Bryce Dallas.'

Tom Hanks is fantastic - he is one of my dad's good friends and he's very warm and funny.

I will never reach the success that my dad has felt.

After I did 'Orchids ' I enrolled back in film school and did a million and a half workshops and worked with great professors and people trying to hopefully get better.

Getting on a popular long-running show like 'Happy Days' is the actor's equivalent of winning the lottery.

I actually gained 30 pounds [for the episode] and I haven't lost all of it yet so I haven't been like "I gained 30 pounds!" Because I don't know if people can tell the difference.

Actors are always nervous about not only hurting each other but maybe perhaps hitting each other's face and ending one's career.

You meet your soulmate and you're like 'Well this is it. This is the feeling of falling in love and it's the most intense it can ever be.' Then you have a child and it's like - it's huge!

There's something really freeing about playing a character that isn't even like remotely likeable whatsoever.

There's not a higher stake than someone having to face their own death.

I don't know how many roles I can ask my dad to play in my life but so far father best friend role model mentor and grandfather to my children are working out quite well.

My parents would never throw the kids in first class for the flights; they'd be up front and we'd be economy - we knew we were lucky just to be travelling.

Joss Whedon is a hero of mine and what he's done for women in film and television particularly when it comes to writing female roles that would typically go to a man is awesome.

I've always felt really lucky to get to work with really great filmmakers. For me the whole objective is just to hopefully be of service to what they want.

Sometimes I think to myself "I wonder if Meryl Streep is ever like 'Oh gosh everyone thinks I'm so perfect! I wish that someone would give me a note.'

Girls can do anything for sure. Even running in the mud in heels.

What keeps me sane the most is honestly the Serenity Prayer.

I felt very comfortable on a set - incredibly comfortable on a set which is a real gift because that can be hugely intimidating.

You go on Instagram and it's just not a real reflection of what people do and how much pain people are in every day. So that's my mental change.

I definitely hope that I'm improving. If I'm not there's a problem - I'm just coasting.

I'm always looking at my brother and sisters thinking - do we look inbred maybe? Maybe a tiny bit.

It's not that I'm a serious person; I'm playful and stuff like that but I take characters very seriously and the work very seriously.

I stepped in for Nicole Kidman in 'Dogville' when she left that film.

I'll run through things over and over and over again in my head and think "How could I have done that better?" Silly things like that.

My parents have been together since they were 16 years old.

I'm sure there's a range but I think everyone can pretend.

I shouldn't have acted. I didn't exhibit any ability. I was one of the kids in the school play who was just mouthing words and they weren't the actual words of the song. I was pretty lame!

My sister can walk down the street and just know what's going on with people. She'll say 'Oh they're going through a divorce' or 'Their kid just went off to college' or 'He just got a great job.'

I would amputate my toes to work with Lars von Trier again.

If someone down-votes you or you don't get a like or someone says something not cool you project onto it the person or the people who have hurt you the most in life.