William H. Macy - Quotes

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The bar raises as you go.

The bar raises as you go.

I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.

I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.

We thought sex was free. Sex is not free. There's a price to be paid emotionally, physically, even legally. Sex isn't a casual thing. It's a huge thing. ---->>>

Everyone hooks up with George Clooney. He's a genuinely cool guy. He's using his powers for good. ---->>>

I'm not against watching myself, but I miss a lot of it. I've got two little kids who we don't let watch TV. ---->>>

I think I've been in situations where they looked at me and just see some rich white guy - they don't see me at all. ---->>>

I'm sure I have a process, but it mostly takes place in my dreams. ---->>>

That red carpet has to be felt to be believed.

That red carpet has to be felt to be believed.

Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood. ---->>>

I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion. ---->>>

I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies. ---->>>

I'll tell you this about the Oscars - they're real. ---->>>

If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it. ---->>>

Oh yeah, that's the Holy Grail, Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny Depp, he's the real deal, isn't he? He doesn't get the girl, and he doesn't care. ---->>>

A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife. ---->>>

I'm really proud of the writing on Door to Door, and I think that's the Emmy that meant the most - the writing. ---->>>

Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I'm the cheese. ---->>>

Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror. ---->>>

When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera. ---->>>

Ninety percent of the preparation we do as actors is just jive. It doesn't do anything. ---->>>

I have a tendency to say yes to a script or no to a script. Not yes based on a rewrite. ---->>>

We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men. ---->>>

When Fargo came out, I hired a publicist for the first time in my life. I thought, if ever I was going to make it, that was then. ---->>>

Directors work 10 times harder than anyone else. Get paid a quarter. ---->>>

I do them all for the money, I really do. ---->>>

It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know. ---->>>

The only people who do plays in LA are people who can't get jobs in TV shows. ---->>>

When I was in New York, I was making a living. We had a summer house and a car that I could put in a garage. That's something for a stage actor. ---->>>

I got an agent. He said, what do you wanna do, and I said, I want an Oscar nomination. That's your job, that's what I'm paying you for. And I got it. ---->>>

The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night. ---->>>

There are some older women out there who are just knockouts, real beauties, and they're not getting the roles they should. ---->>>

We all want to be 20 again and have that first sense of love. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-13, 1950
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation: Actor

William Hall Macy, Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor, screenwriter, teacher and theater director. His film career has been built mostly on his appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer action films. Macy has described himself as "sort of a Middle American, WASPy, Lutheran kind of guy (wikipedia)