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Dermot Mulroney quotes on giving-up, people, acting, persistence, music, etc.

15 Insightful Quotes By Dermot Mulroney To Start Your Day With

Famous As: Actor
Born On: October 31, 1963
Born In: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Renowned for his roles in romantic comedy, drama and western films, Dermot Mulroney is a celebrated American actor. He is best-known for his performances in ‘Staying Together,’ ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding,’ ‘Young Guns,’ ‘Angels in the Outfield,’ ‘Where the Day Takes You,’ ‘August: Osage County,’ ‘Point of No Return,’ ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ and ‘About Schmidt.’ His performance in ‘Long Gone’ and ‘Last Outlaw’ was also well-received. Here is a collection of famous sayings by Dermot Mulroney which have been taken from his movies, dialogues and interviews. Take a look at the popular quotes by Dermot Mulroney on career, music, goals, acting, giving-up, persistence, people, growing-up, luck, learning, will, family, future, time, etc.

You know, what I like about 'The Family Tree' is it's a kitchen sink movie; you can't think of anything that it doesn't either throw into the story for conflict or poke fun at or attack, even, so I like it.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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I wouldn't do anything else [besides acting], for sure. If I did, it would be music or some other pursuit in this same area. I have been acting and playing music since childhood. It's what I enjoyed most.

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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After my father had seen me in five or six things, he said, Son, your mother and I really enjoyed your recent film, and I must say that you're a lot like John Wayne. And I said, How so? And he said, Well, you're exactly the same in all your roles. Now, as a modern American actor, that's not what you want to hear. But for a guy who watched John Wayne movies and grew up in Iowa, it's a sterling compliment.

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I wish I could say I had some sort of master plan where one role leads to the next role, but a lot of it really is persistence and luck and being prepared when you are asked to jump on a project. There isn't any one rule that I follow. Obviously, I'll always shoot to work with the best actors, directors and filmmakers. I've been incredibly lucky to be able to do that.

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