Quotes from Mackenzie Astin
"And I found I didn't like myself at the end of the day because I didn't care for the guy I was playing. I learned a little bit about acting in that."
"And it is easy to believe you are not good enough if you listen to everybody else."
"Guns ARE evil! And very little good comes from the availability of a bullet designed to kill human beings!"
"Have you noticed how most directors are either bald or grey-haired?"
"I couldn't pin down a favorite because I have enjoyed the different people in all the different places I have worked."
"I haven't gone to college yet and I intend to in a few years."
"I recently saw my brother graduate from UCLA and I see how important it is to expose myself to a wider curriculum."
"I started at the age of 8 and have been lucky to be still working."
"I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist, but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins."
"I technically have two last names, which is a lot of fun when you're making airline reservations."
"I think I would have a better time writing films rather than directing."
"I think it is obvious that people repeat acts that are shown on the television or the screen and I wouldn't want to inspire any violence on anyone."
"I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero."
"If I couldn't broadcast baseball games, I think I would make a good impression on people."
"It is important to make the fans that support me feel supported."
"It is tough to say what has influenced me the most because I know that Mozart makes me think better, but you cannot beat Dave Matthews for feeling good!"
"Sometimes you lose out because you don't get to see the real person that approached you. And sometimes you get better seats."
"There are a couple of teachers I have had without whose influence I would not be as happy with who I am."
"There is a healthy fraternal rivalry, but nothing serious and we both have been looking for a project to do together. I guess he may direct me in a project some day."
"Well, I never got to meet Jack Nicholson."
"When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television."
"When I was eight years old I went to visit my brother who was working on a movie of the week with my mother and I saw how much fun he was having and I decided I wanted to try it too."
"You never get every job you want."
Total Quotes: 23
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