Tim Blake Nelson - Quotes

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Really, life is full of contradictions. Life is messy. ---->>>

I wanted to get the most broad foundation for a lifelong education that I could find, and that was studying Latin and the classics. Meaning Roman and Greek history and philosophy and ancient civilizations. ---->>>

I've done about every kind of fishing you can imagine, but I've never noodled. And the reason I've never noodled is because I don't want to get bit by a water moccasin. I'm just too afraid of snakes. ---->>>

Drama and comedy, to me ,are all about being surprising, coherent, and true, all at once. ---->>>

I think we all live dichotomies. I'm a father of three boys and a loyal homebody sort of husband and father. And yet I act in movies and write and direct movies. ---->>>

'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' was this role that utterly fell into my lap and changed my life. ---->>>

I started writing 'Leaves Of Grass' when my professional life was falling apart somewhat. I just had a movie implode in pre-production. And so I came back licking my wounds to New York, where I live, and started to write a script about a protagonist for whom the exact same thing happened: His life was falling apart. ---->>>

When I'm in a movie, what I always do, instead of sitting in a trailer or watching a DVD, is I go on the set and watch the director work and the actors work, and sometimes I'll hang out with B camera and watch what they're up to and ask questions because there's so much to learn about the medium. ---->>>

I frankly encountered more anti-Semitism in the northeast than I did in Oklahoma, but not much either place. Anti-Semitism is not part of my life. ---->>>

I love writing about Oklahoma. I love writing Oklahoma characters; I love playing Southwestern characters. ---->>>

I tried to film 'Leaves of Grass' in Oklahoma, but it was literally about a million dollars less to shoot in Louisiana. ---->>>

I am not a natural singer, but I can sing, and probably the way I sing is more imitative than from myself, which is why I am never going to be an amazing recording artist. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-11, 1964
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
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Occupation: Director
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Timothy Blake Nelson (born May 11, 1964) is an American actor, writer and director. Nelson has had a wide career becoming a recognizable character actor of sorts. His most famous roles include Delmar O'Donnell in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Dr. Pendanski in Holes (2003), Daniel "Danny" Dalton Jr (wikipedia)