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Illeana Douglas's Quotes

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Born: 1965-07-25
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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There's too much insecurity on studio sets, with all the people standing around, whispering.

Tags: Insecurity, Standing, Studio

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.

Tags: Another, Period, Wanted

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

Tags: Else, God, Knows

I come from a pretty strange family.

Tags: Family, Pretty, Strange

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

Tags: Characters, Movies, Obsession

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

Tags: Action, Dying, Why

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

Tags: Experience, Movies, Relate

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

Tags: Capturing, Idea, Save

I love anything to do with ventriloquism and magic.

Tags: Love, Magic

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

Tags: Hero, Idea, Loved

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

Tags: John, Loved, Talented

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

Tags: Character, Directing, Writing

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

Tags: Big, Comedy, May

I'm a huge poster collector.

Tags: Collector, Huge, Poster

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

Tags: Acting, Goal, School

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

Tags: Big, Exciting, Work

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

Tags: Actually, Movie, Nice

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

Tags: Best, Situation, Trust

We were big Saturday Night Live and Eddie Murphy fans.

Tags: Big, Night, Saturday

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

Tags: Character, Experience, Someone

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.

Tags: Head, Movies, Wanted

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.

Tags: Funny, Love, Real

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.

Tags: End, Good, Work

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.

Tags: Home, Movie, Times

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room.

Tags: Care, Room, Start

France is a pretty stable democracy, but incidents occur. And I was pleased to have police accompaniment.

Tags: Democracy, Police, Pretty
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I always felt that a governor surrenders a certain amount of privacy. And I came to accept that.

Tags: Accept, Felt, Privacy

I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree.

Tags: Human, Living, Thoughts

The people in Dominica and the small communities where I were had no idea who I was, and there's no better security than that.

Tags: Idea, Security, Small

We've got people, our friends and neighbors, who are losing their jobs, factories being closed. We have to get America moving again.

Tags: America, Friends, Moving

At a time of economic recession, the need for Medicaid and other safety net services is even greater. And we don't want to raise taxes on people who are having a tough time paying their bills.

Tags: Economic, Time, Tough

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.

Tags: Alone, Good, May

Well, I don't think so, because the president and members of Congress and governors have the same constituents. It's the American people who are hurting.

Tags: American, Hurting, President