Kevin Spacey is a popular and acclaimed American actor, producer, singer, screenwriter and director. He started off his career as a stage actor where he debuted with a small role in one of Shakespeare’s plays. He further developed his talent of acting and became a prominent stage actor. This encouraged him to try his luck in films and television. Initially, he worked in small roles before his first notable role in the movie ‘Consenting Adults’. He followed up with a supporting role in ‘The Usual Suspects’. This movie proved to be a major breakthrough in his career and his role as a conman was well-appreciated. It also brought him various accolades including the most renowned ‘Academy Award for Supporting Role’. His next film ‘American Beauty’ also turned out to be a huge success critically as well as commercially. Heappeared in the lead role and was again honored with an ‘Academy Award’ apart from various other awards. Following are the most notable quotations and sayings on risk, life, failure, accomplishments and perceptions by the famous artist that will surely motivate you. Read through the quotes and thoughts by Kevin Spacey which will help you know the world through the perspective of an entertainer.
It takes stamina to get up like an athlete every single night, seven to eight performances a week, 20 weeks in a row. And there are many young performers who only learn their craft in the two minute bits it takes to film a scene. You never learn the arc of storytelling, the arc of a character that way.
One of the tasks that any artistic director has is, you're trying to bring elements together that will work. The truth is that you could bring all the best talents in the world together and produce a big turkey.
Both 'Consenting Adults' and 'Glengarry Glen Ross' revolve around the economic stresses of the '90s. They are about what people do when they're pushed against that wall, and how they're manipulated. They are both morality tales, though in very different genres.
Living in London has become incredible. I suppose it's easy to love where you live if you love what you're doing. But this is not just a visit: it's my home.
There are ways in which you can make sure that even if people come to the theatre because they know an actor or actress, by the end, they've forgotten that, and they leave going, 'Wow - what an amazing play.'