Anna Paquin - Quotes

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Stubborn people get themselves in a lot of trouble, but they also get things done.

Stubborn people get themselves in a lot of trouble, but they also get things done.

If I don't do laundry today, I'm gonna have to buy new clothes tomorrow. ---->>>

I'm Anna Paquin. I'm bisexual and I give a damn. ---->>>

I think it's an amazing quality to be able to roll with the punches and not be totally ruined as a person because life's been rough for you. That's a really admirable way to go through your life. ---->>>

I don't know when acting came to be more about awards than about the work. Judging who's better than the other person shouldn't be part of why we're doing this job. It should be about entertaining people. ---->>>

I have a really, really, really normal family. And by normal I mean we're all nuts on some level. I think you've gotta be a little nuts to pursue any kind of creative job. I was also a really good kid. I know that sounds really dull, but I didn't rebel in the traditional sense. ---->>>

My sexuality is something I'm completely comfortable with and open about. There's a lot of prejudice toward us but the more people talk about it, the less of a big deal it will be. And that will be better for everyone. ---->>>

I was never overexposed and work never became a chore. I was a very good girl wanting to do a good job. ---->>>

I work out like a maniac and I spray tan a lot. Genetics were kind, but I work very hard. ---->>>

None of the characters I've played are really like me. That would be boring. That wouldn't be acting. ---->>>

Everything about being a teenager and not feeling like you fit in is just magnified by being a mutant! ---->>>

There are very few films or plays or anything about really happy people with perfect lives.

There are very few films or plays or anything about really happy people with perfect lives.

I think, generally, most people can't maintain anything that's particularly strict for very long. I watch people trying and failing to do that a lot. ---->>>

I'm so organised. I never screw up. I've done it maybe twice before. I check my calendar seven times a day. ---->>>

It's great to have the freedom to enjoy your work and not feel like you're leaving your other life behind. ---->>>

Just because I do what I do doesn't mean I escaped adolescence, all the bumps and bruises that go along with it. ---->>>

Everyone is usually screwed up in some way and that is usually where the work comes in - figuring out how to make it believable and make it real to present someone's problems that you don't necessarily actually know anything about. ---->>>

I get paid to do the thing I love most, and maybe that makes blending into the crowd impossible sometimes, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. ---->>>

I still don't really think about acting that much. I just do it. ---->>>

I'm drawn to doing interesting stuff at work. And some of the time with the supernatural, you get to do really crazy, fun things. But I'm not a big genre-fantasy gal, particularly. ---->>>

Like most people my age, my job is the main focus of my life. I don't have some kind of jet-setting fabulous lifestyle where I'm constantly in situations to acquire amazing anecdotes, that's it. ---->>>

We all had to learn Southern accents. It wasn't a big research show. With the 'Wounded Knee' project, I locked myself in my apartment with history books so I would know what we're talking about. ---->>>

You gain and lose different things in different mediums or different sectors of different mediums. There are liberties you get on tiny indie films in terms of not having to be designed toward a marketing demographic. ---->>>

While I have always, felt like an outsider, it's because of the professional choices I have made, so it's not like I am planning to throw myself a giant pity party. ---->>>

Maybe I'm misjudging people, but I feel like a lot of people still have an image of me in a bonnet at nine years old. ---->>>

I don't know what it is that I'm doing, but I'm really enjoying myself. And I'm free to do it as much as I want. ---->>>

Sookie is about as radically different from me and a lot of the work I've previously done as you could possibly come up with. ---->>>

Sookie is always in distress, it wouldn't be 'True Blood' if someone wasn't trying to kill her. ---->>>

Frankly, no one had ever asked me before. My sexuality is something I'm completely comfortable with and open about. ---->>>

I like a challenge. ---->>>

I like shows or films or books that have messages but don't beat people over the head with them. ---->>>

I was honestly never a huge school person. ---->>>

I've never really been one of those girls who's scared of showing a bit of flesh. ---->>>

One hate crime is committed approximately every hour of every day in this country. ---->>>

You find happiness where you find it. ---->>>

I just do what feels right. I think the great thing about getting to do what I do is that you can try out being a different person without having to screw up your life to do it. ---->>>

I really liked the idea of focusing on one thing for, hopefully, a long time to come. I also like the idea of a consistent lifestyle, as opposed to not really knowing where on the planet you're going to be at any given moment. ---->>>

I think that in itself is kind of an amazing achievement to be able to say that your full-time career is in any creative arts, let alone a show that has kept people interested for coming on four seasons and hopefully more. ---->>>

There's nothing more exciting as an actor than getting to do something that you're not entirely sure that anyone would let you do, and getting to take a big jump in a completely different direction. ---->>>

Well, the years from 10 to 20, when your body, mind and everything is like changing every five minutes, can be pretty torturing. And most of the interesting characters, I think, are somewhat tortured or torturous. I'm 20 now, so I'm only just an adult. ---->>>

When it's a love scene with someone you actually love, there's no feeling like, 'Can I touch him here? Can I touch him there?' You know what your boundaries are - or what they aren't, I suppose. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 07-24, 1982
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Occupation: Actress
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Anna Helene Paquin (; born 24 July 1982) is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, Paquin studied at Hutt Intermediate School and the Wellington Girls' College in New Zealand before moving to Los Angeles during her youth where she studied at Windward School and went on to complete a year at Columbia University before leaving post-secondary to focus on her acting career (wikipedia)