Dermot Mulroney Quotes


What's fascinating about acting is that you put yourself in somebody else's mind or in their shoes.

Even through my college years I was trying out plays and shows but I never really thought it made much sense to try to be an actor. I thought it was foolish really.

What people actually refer to as research is really just Googling. I already have a complicated relationship with research. It used to be going to the library and looking up archival photos etc.

I know something great will come around the corner and that's what I'll be doing next.

Whatever you hold onto that you want to do and that other people tell you you are foolish to want to do don't give up.

Like everyone else I try to do quality work with great directors. But much of it has to do with luck.

Every time I've made a plan in my Hollywood acting career something else has happened so I've gotten out of the habit of trying to predict the future.

I was a film student. I became an actor but I thought I'd be pursuing filmmaking originally.

I don't need to prove that I'm some great international filmmaker. It's not really on my list of goals.

Growing up Paul Newman seemed like the ultimate manly actor. And then I got to work with him and we became friends so that was nice.

Page one of the script I launch into "How would I feel if I were in this position?" That's an actor's job.

What people actually refer to as research nowadays is really just Googling.