Illeana Douglas - Quotes

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There's too much insecurity on studio sets, with all the people standing around, whispering.

There's too much insecurity on studio sets, with all the people standing around, whispering.

I wore a lot of vintage clothing. I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat. I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be, so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy. I dressed up like Elton John a lot too. That was another period. ---->>>

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films. ---->>>

I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man. ---->>>

I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies. ---->>>

I love anything to do with ventriloquism and magic. ---->>>

I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had. ---->>>

In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting. ---->>>

It was an interesting way to come across in my first big role. To work with Robert DeNiro was very exciting. ---->>>

It's nice to see a movie where people are actually succeeding. ---->>>

We were big Saturday Night Live and Eddie Murphy fans. ---->>>

I always wanted to get into the horror genre. I like scary movies. I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress. ---->>>

I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny. ---->>>

I've done a few studio films in the last few years where I feel like I've done good work, and then I only end up in two scenes. That's been very disappointing. ---->>>

When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling, because it seemed so silly because it felt like we were doing a home movie at times. ---->>>

God only knows what else is on the web about me. ---->>>

I come from a pretty strange family. ---->>>

I know as I'm taking my dying breath, the ambulance guy will ask me why they cancelled Action. ---->>>

I like doing movies that relate to people's experience. ---->>>

I like the idea of capturing people who aren't there to save the world. ---->>>

I want to be an animated character. I'm also doing more writing and directing. ---->>>

I'm a huge poster collector. ---->>>

The best situation is where they cast you and then they trust you. ---->>>

When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 07-25, 1965
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts U.S.
Occupation: Actress

Illeana Hesselberg, most commonly known as Illeana Douglas, (born July 25, 1965) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, and producer. Douglas has had a long-ranging diverse career as a character actor with a specialty in comedy. Notable works include work in a 2001 episode of Six Feet Under – for which she received a Primetime Emmy nomination as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series and won the Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series award from OFTA, the Online Film & Television Association – and her work in the TV series Action opposite Jay Mohr – for which she won a Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (wikipedia)