Amy Ryan - Quotes

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I know how to separate my own laundry.

I know how to separate my own laundry.

It's fun to play happy people.

It's fun to play happy people.

Usually in stories there are big problems in the beginning or couples are pulling away, there's a lot of bitterness. ---->>>

First of all, the actor needs to get out of the character's way. You follow the character without judgment or prejudice or preconceived ideas. ---->>>

I find that all great directors, and I would include Ben Affleck and Clint Eastwood in that, they have great confidence. And with great confidence comes great freedom for the actor. ---->>>

I will admit, it's so intoxicating working with Steve Carrell. Creatively and professionally. ---->>>

There are certain things you learn to do as a parent - using every single part of your body because you're multitasking all the time. You're holding the baby and you're closing the door with your left foot. ---->>>

I can really laugh at myself and make a fool out of myself. ---->>>

Being an actor, we're so dependent on the writers. ---->>>

I come from a working-class background in Queens, New York. ---->>>

I really don't have a problem showing the ugly side of people. If that means my wearing no makeup, that's fine. To me, that's beautiful. ---->>>

I'd love to do a costume drama movie. For no other reason, except that it sounds fun to me. ---->>>

If your body is excited to do something, that's what you should be doing. Or if it really scares you, you should be doing it. ---->>>

There are so many choices I made simply for health insurance. Is it the ideal role I wanted to play, or the TV show I wanted to be a part of? No, but it let me afford to go to the doctor. ---->>>

I'm so fortunate in that I've never had another job to pay a bill but acting, since the day I got out of high school. ---->>>

It's funny to see the finished product of a movie, stuff that's so beautiful, and to remember the particulars. ---->>>

The Tonys are also kind of like a homegrown party. You know everybody. ---->>>

'The Wire,' I was such a fan of that show the first season - I think that's the best-written show on TV. ---->>>

When I was growing up I actually was into Bon Jovi! ---->>>

You know, I don't think, you know, therapy never ends, really. ---->>>

One of the great perks of being an actor is you're only as smart as the job you're in, you know, and you're only as informed as the job you're in, and you do become an expert, and you read all the books, but then there's a part of, like, you move on. ---->>>


Name: Amy Ryan
Nationality: American
Born: 11-30, 1969
Birthplace: Flushing, Queens, New York City, U.S.
Occupation: Actress

Amy Ryan (born Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski; May 3, 1969) is an American actress of stage and screen. A graduate of New York's High School of Performing Arts, she is an Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award nominee. Ryan began her professional stage career in 1987 and made her Broadway debut in 1993 as a replacement in the original production of The Sisters Rosensweig (wikipedia)