18 Total Quotes

Willem Dafoe Quotes

Willem Dafoe
I've been a prisoner and lived in prison for a while; I've been a missionary in China; I've been a vampire and a priest in Poland in World War II. I guess without bragging or being too prideful about it I'm excited when I look back at these things that I've done. I've had lots of wonderful opportunities.
Willem Dafoe
#China

Willem Dafoe
One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor

Willem Dafoe
One of the pleasures of going to the movies for me is quite simply to see new ways, to think about broader ways or to challenge something as a given. It's usually people from outside, from the margins, that have the voice that inspires me.
Willem Dafoe
#Movie

Willem Dafoe
Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor

Willem Dafoe
The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.'
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor #Bombs

Willem Dafoe
Weirdness is not my game. I'm just a square boy from Wisconsin.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor

Willem Dafoe
[I] lie like the truth.
Willem Dafoe
#Lies And Lying

Willem Dafoe
some actors seek parts similar to their personalities. But, I prefer undergoing a metamorphosis that depends on the role.
Willem Dafoe
#Acting And Actors

Willem Dafoe
It's really a story that makes as much fun of the body politic as any particular politicians. It makes fun of how we got to this place where there's a lot of politics in entertainment and a lot of entertainment in politics.
Willem Dafoe
#Body

Willem Dafoe
I'm one of those people who when I go over a bridge, I want to jump. It's just this intense tickle in the back of my throat. It's like I'm on the verge the whole time I'm walking over that bridge, and I'm not going to get a release until I jump.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor #Bridge

Willem Dafoe
I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie. Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself, 'Man, you were so honest - can't you have some fun? Can't you do some really down and dirty lying?' But the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie, I'll be punished.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor #Jesus Christ

Willem Dafoe
The worst thing is to get involved with people who aren't passionate about what they're doing.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor

Willem Dafoe
I'll never be able to really see a film that I'm in.
Willem Dafoe
#American Actor

Willem Dafoe
To the top of Mount Wanna-hock-a-loogie.
Willem Dafoe
#Funny #Movie