David Morrissey - Quotes

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Nothing is my guiltiest pleasure. I love it. I love doing it. I love planning to do it, I love loafing and pottering and chilling and daydreaming.

Nothing is my guiltiest pleasure. I love it. I love doing it. I love planning to do it, I love loafing and pottering and chilling and daydreaming.

Savannah is amazing with the town squares and the hanging moss and the French Colonial houses. It's brutally romantic.

Savannah is amazing with the town squares and the hanging moss and the French Colonial houses. It's brutally romantic.

Liverpool will always be my home. ---->>>

When you are an actor, rejection and disappointment are an occupational hazard. ---->>>

'Evil' is quite a blanket term. People aren't the demonic characters we would like them to be sometimes. ---->>>

I think I'm quite a lazy person, actually. If I'm not careful, I could just stay in bed all day. ---->>>

We have one life and we should cherish it and make it the best we can. ---->>>

I think the corruption of power is very interesting, and I think the idea that power is something that... You know, when people want power, they're a certain individual. When people acquire power by accident, they're different again. ---->>>

The great thing about coming from where I come from - Liverpool and my family - is that we're very close. I have a great relationship with my siblings and their kids. ---->>>

I think when you don't know where you stand with someone, they can surprise you in their goodness and their badness, and that makes them human. ---->>>

I always try to put myself in the way of surprise as much as possible. My ambition is to keep challenging myself. I like that journey of discovery. ---->>>

I'm not a perfectionist at all. I find perfectionists boring because the real creative heart is in the mess somewhere. ---->>>

Liverpool has always made me brave, choice-wise. It was never a city that criticised anyone for taking a chance. ---->>>

My son got me into 'The Mighty Boosh.' I just love that surrealist humour. ---->>>

I'm the youngest of four kids. There's something in me that will always be the youngest child, will always look up to people when they don't necessarily need it. ---->>>

I've got a great family and a beautiful house. I feel very lucky as far as my lifestyle is concerned. I'm not really interested in fame and all its trappings. ---->>>

I couldn't think of anything worse than going to a fancy dress party. So, if somebody invited me to one, I'd go as the Invisible Man and not turn up. ---->>>

I like to act because I can forget about everything else. ---->>>

I love getting stuff, and if I give a present to someone and don't get one back, you can bet your life they won't be getting one next year. ---->>>

I love telling stories. I like the challenges presented to me on a daily basis. There's nothing resting about acting. ---->>>

I'd really like to get on a Greyhound bus and go backpacking across America. ---->>>

All actors think every job will be their last.

All actors think every job will be their last.

I always have to go out to work even if it's just a desk somewhere or an office or the British Library. ---->>>

I'm a massive fan of Brit Art in general and Damien Hirst in particular. I think he's an absolute genius and should be celebrated in every way. ---->>>

I'm no good at down-time. I panic slightly and then plan a project or set up a meeting about starting a project. ---->>>

I've moved into directing as well as acting, and it has taught me never to take casting personally. ---->>>

In all honesty, we all want our fantasy selves to be the best people. We all think in a time of crisis, we will react heroically and with humanity. ---->>>

It's always good to find out what you don't want to do. ---->>>

My house is very clean apart from a very small part of it that looks as if we've been burgled, which is my office. ---->>>

The great thing about being an actor is things happen to you very quickly. I like to put myself in the way of surprise. ---->>>

The thing as an actor is you get a sense of what a show is like the minute you walk on the set. ---->>>

When I came to London as a young man, I was very excited by it and that's never gone away. ---->>>

When I discovered acting, I decided that's what I wanted to do above everything else. It was the first time I was passionate about anything. ---->>>

You want people to identify with the person on the screen or in the theater, but you don't want them to identify with you as a person. ---->>>

The reason I wanted to start directing is that as an actor I felt I came into a job late. There's a whole team of people who have been working on it for months before you start. You have this really intense period of filming and then you leave it, knowing that the director will work on it for another few months. ---->>>

All my good friends are actors, really. It's different when you have a family, but they're still the people I meet most often. My best friend is Ian Hart, but then I've known him since I was five. ---->>>

As a director, your work is finished only when it's on the screen. But I will always be an actor who occasionally directs. And no, I have no interest in directing myself. I wouldn't be able to concentrate on both jobs at once. ---->>>

I owe my mum a sense of family. She has kept our family together. I have two brothers and a sister, and they all live a stone's throw away from each other in Liverpool. ---->>>

It takes a long time to drag myself out of bed, and at night I'm buzzing. As a young man it was helpful, but now I'd like to be tired when I go to bed and alive in the morning. ---->>>

The biggest difference between British TV and American TV is money. But what money doesn't do on American TV, which I thought it would, is buy you time. You don't get more time. You get more toys. ---->>>

When I told my parents I wanted to be an actor, it was like saying I wanted to be an astronaut. Not because it was highfalutin' in any way - just because they didn't know anybody in that field. They were anxious of a profession they knew nothing about. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 1964
Birthplace: Kensington, Liverpool, England
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Occupation: Actor
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David Mark Morrissey (born 21 June 1964) is an English actor, director, producer and screenwriter. At the age of 18, he was cast in the television series One Summer (1983). After making One Summer, Morrissey attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, then acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre for four years (wikipedia)