Jennifer Jason Leigh - Quotes

There are 26 quotes by Jennifer Jason Leigh at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Jennifer Jason Leigh from this hand-picked collection about love. Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.

I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.

I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s. ---->>>

I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore. ---->>>

It's very exciting to work with people who inspire you. ---->>>

You know, you really do choose your existence in a way. ---->>>

People can have so many ill-conceived ideas about me based on the parts that I play. I've had guys, when I've been single, come out of the woodwork to date me and I've found out very quickly that they were expecting some kind of whirlwind, some dramatic crazy person - and that's just not me. ---->>>

I just don't plan things. I live a month at a time. ---->>>

I just don't want to talk about my personal life. I feel like it's mine, I'm not trying to promote it. It's nice to have things that are your own, that you value enough that you don't have to use to sell a movie. ---->>>

I love being in therapy. It's just constantly fulfilling for me. ---->>>

I've always done roles that really appealed to me on a gut level and which I found inspiring. ---->>>

Acting for kids is like playing house, you know? But growing up in Hollywood, it just made it seem possible. ---->>>

I don't really watch my moves all that often; I mean, really, I don't. ---->>>

I don't want to play the same person twice, that's not why I wanted to act. ---->>>

I hate parties. I don't like big crowded things. ---->>>

I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in and not just casually observe. ---->>>

I loved acting as a kid because I was kind of shy, so it brought me out of myself. ---->>>

I used to hang out by the food table at parties because you don't have to talk to anybody. If you do then you can talk about the food. ---->>>

I'd love to have children, and I think marriage is great, I really do. ---->>>

One of the reasons that I do a lot of different kinds of pictures is because I learn a lot when I'm doing them. ---->>>

When I find a role I want to play, I just go after it. ---->>>

Writing, producing and directing, I must say, is incredibly satisfying and gratifying. ---->>>

Writing, producing and directing, I must say, is incredibly satisfying and gratifying. I've never been happier. ---->>>

People equate success with youth. And if you haven't had a certain amount of success by a certain time in your life, it's never going to happen. There's a fear about that. So people start lying about their age really young. I've never done that because I think it's so insignificant. ---->>>

I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in, and not just casually observe. Whatever my part in it, just as an audience member, I find that exciting. ---->>>

I like to investigate all different kinds of people, I guess, and find out what makes them who they are, and try to be honest in the portrayal, and truthful, and find out how to understand that person, how to communicate that person's experience. ---->>>

I'd much rather be in a movie that people have really strong feelings about than one that makes a hundred million dollars but you can't remember because it's just like all the others. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-05, 1962
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Die:
Occupation: Actress
Website:

Jennifer Jason Leigh (born Jennifer Leigh Morrow on February 5, 1962) is an American actress. Leigh began her career as a teenager in the 1970s, guest-starring on several television shows. Her film breakthrough came in 1982 for her performance as Stacy Hamilton in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Leigh continued performing past her teen years, receiving critical praise for her roles in the 1990 films Miami Blues and Last Exit to Brooklyn (wikipedia)