19 Total Quotes

Cillian Murphy Quotes

Cillian Murphy
I'd probably have been wealthier if I had stayed with law, but pretty miserable doing it.
Cillian Murphy
#Law

Cillian Murphy
That's what acting is about, ... Funny wigs and voices, that's what we do.
Cillian Murphy
#Acting And Actors

Cillian Murphy
I was obsessed with Batman as a kid. I did the film in part just to be near the Batmobile. But I also think [director] Christopher Nolan made a very fine, intelligent film.
Cillian Murphy
#Batman

Cillian Murphy
I was excited. I thought with his ability to manipulate an audience and a smart piece of writing, we could really have something.
Cillian Murphy
#Ability

Cillian Murphy
Yeah, I suppose slightly more people now can pronounce my name. It's all about recognition, isn't it? I have a funny cognizance of the fact that Hollywood is about commerce and art; it's an uncomfortable mixture of the two. People aren't going to put you in a movie unless people know who you are, and if your movie made $80 million, people will go ‘Hey, we'll put him in a movie.' It isn't necessarily about the performance, so yeah, that was great and it means you get to read scripts and meet people that you wouldn't have done in the past.
Cillian Murphy
#People

Cillian Murphy
At the moment I'm doing this space movie, so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it's gone. Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
Having started out in theatre, I feel an impulse to do it as much as I can.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
I don't have a burning passion to live in America per se but I would certainly like to work there.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
I enjoy all aspects of it, I don't have a preference for any medium. I think each of them has its attractions and I would hope they each inform the other in some way.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
I have a deepening respect for women. It's a lot of pain. The plucking of the eyebrows is the worst. It gets better. The first time is hard.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
It's obvious that if you're going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they're in and use as little or as much as necessary.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
My wife can see always how a part affects me personally because she has to live with it.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
Neil Jordan is one of my favorite directors. Not just because he's Irish and I'm Irish. In the world of directors, he's one of those guys.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
Sometimes the darker stuff has greater potential for drama, it's always interesting to investigate things that you might come across in your own life.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
The best roles you have to fight for. You have to really want to do it and you have to go after it.
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#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it's easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What's difficult is to play feminine.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
There's a lot of comedy in Intermission but it's got this depth. It's not comedy for comedy's sake - it's informed by something else. I like stuff like that.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor

Cillian Murphy
What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information.
Cillian Murphy
#Irish Actor