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Born: 1969-01-01
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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You have to be insane to direct.

Tags: Direct, Insane

I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.

Tags: Chance, Confidence, Film

I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.

Tags: Another, Best, Hate

I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.

Tags: Best, Movies, Put

I would never want any of my kids to go into this industry; not until they are old enough to understand and if this is something that they really want to do.

Tags: Enough, Old, Understand

Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.

Tags: Black, Films, Young

This film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.

Tags: Film, Fun, Seriously

You go from movies where you are wearing nice clothes and you're trying to smell good to a movie where you are in water and you are wet all day, and you are dealing with that elements, it gets rough, but it was definitely something I wanted to try.

Tags: Good, Movies, Nice

You start making movies and people start seeing when you go to places, and all of a sudden you are getting clothes for free and all of a sudden you are getting food for free.

Tags: Food, Free, Movies

A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.

Tags: Men, Times, Women

I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.

Tags: Character, Die, Friend

It's hard when you see a scene where it's raining, and we have the rain machine, and you see it for 5 minutes, but that scene takes all day to shoot, and you do it with rain, and the dry off, and go back and do it again.

Tags: Again, Hard, Rain

Unless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives.

Tags: Reality, Successful, True

And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay.

Tags: Feelings, Men, Talking

At one point, people thought that Eddie Murphy would only reach one sector of the audience, but now everyone sees everything Eddie Murphy does.

Tags: Everyone, Point, Thought

I enjoy what I do, but it's more challenging than people think.

Tags: Enjoy

I think the best type of action movie combines a love story with the action.

Tags: Action, Best, Love
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I want to tell stories for everyone, primarily.

Tags: Everyone, Stories, Tell

I want viewers to relate to me on a different level, not just a sexual level.

Tags: Level, Relate, Sexual

I would like more challenging roles. I definitely would like to something that's more challenging.

Tags: Definitely, Roles

I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act.

Tags: Getting, Good, Rather

I'm just happy to be working consistently.

Tags: Happy, Working

I'm not going to take my shirt off in every movie.

Tags: Movie, Off, Shirt

I've been in a situation where I was after the money.

Tags: After, Money, Situation

It's not always about the money.

Tags: Money

Nah, I'm not a prima donna, but I just don't like being cold and wet.

Tags: Cold, Prima, Wet

Oh yeah, I'm a huge romance fan. And some women like action.

Tags: Action, Romance, Women

Producing is easier, I can just be at the set overseeing the story.

Tags: Easier, Producing, Story

Some people make a career out of doing one thing, but I wanted to diversify my body of work.

Tags: Career, Wanted, Work

There are a lot of people in this business that don't work consistently.

Tags: Business, Work

This industry is very make-believe and you caught in a false sense of what reality is.

Tags: False, Reality, Sense

To me the work is so much more interesting, the parts that don't require you just to take your shirt off.

Tags: Off, Parts, Work

When you are the lead in a romantic comedy, you have to worry about people really liking you.

Tags: Comedy, Romantic, Worry

You can become really pigeon-holed in this industry.

Tags: Become, Industry