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Ray Liotta's Quotes

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Born: 1955-12-18
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
Biography of Ray Liotta

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People have all these preconceptions about me. Whereas if you look at the roles, Henry Hill was the nicest guy in 'Goodfellas!' I was a nice guy too in the comedy 'Heartbreakers.' And I was a really sweet father to Johnny Depp in 'Blow!'

Tags: Father, Nice, Sweet

The first script I got was Narc and I really responded to it; it reminded me of a '70s type movie, I really liked the characters, I didn't anticipate the ending.

Tags: Characters, Liked, Movie

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.

Tags: Asked, Dad, Wanted

This is the profession I chose, and you really learn to save your money because you never know how it's going to go, but you still want to get out there and work.

Tags: Learn, Money, Work

You know, it was a small, independent movie and with Paramount becoming involved, it was obviously a good thing, but you can't put a round peg in a square hole.

Tags: Good, Put, Small

I've only been in one fight in my whole life... in 7th grade, yet everyone thinks I'm a maniac.

Tags: Everyone, Fight, Life

As soon as I became proactive in producing my own stuff, I started getting other roles.

Tags: Getting, Started, Stuff

I didn't like some of the movies that were coming into me.

Tags: Coming, Movies

I didn't start acting until I was in college, which was in the 70's.

Tags: Acting, College, Start

I just finished Narc, which was a really heavy duty, raw, independent.

Tags: Duty, Finished, Heavy

I know when I go to a movie I want to experience something, whether to laugh, to cry, to feel bad.

Tags: Bad, Experience, Laugh

I think drug movies free the director to make intense films.

Tags: Films, Free, Movies

I think people like watching edgy things.

Tags: Edgy, Watching

I was on a soap opera before that for three years, where I was the nicest guy on earth.

Tags: Earth, Guy, Three

In college, I started out doing musicals and Shakespeare.

Tags: College, Musicals, Started

It would be nice to do a movie where I didn't have to choke the girl to get her.

Tags: Girl, Her, Nice

My wife read Narc as well and was really into it.

Tags: Read, Wife

Not like Chinese food, where you eat it and then you feel hungry an hour later.

Tags: Eat, Food, Hungry

So I decided to form a production company with my wife and our partner Diane.

Tags: Company, Partner, Wife

So, you need to balance it out with bigger and smaller movies.

Tags: Balance, Bigger, Movies

Suddenly playing the charming bad guy was my thing.

Tags: Bad, Guy, Playing

Today some actors get a little full of themselves about what they're doing.

Tags: Full, Themselves, Today

Well, for Blow I had to age from 20 to 60, starting out in shape and then later putting on fat pads.

Tags: Age, Fat, Later

What I really am is a homebody. I was a homebody even before I had a family. My days are filled with home stuff.

Tags: Days, Family, Home

When I found out Cusack was involved, I liked that a lot.

Tags: Found, Involved, Liked

When I read Copland, I really wanted Stallone's part.

Tags: Read, Wanted
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You could just do independent movies, but I like bigger kind of studio movies, at least some of them.

Tags: Bigger, Movies, Studio

You don't do anything thinking that it's going to stick.

Tags: Stick, Thinking

I think that if you can achieve a balance, then you appease a lot of yourself and your career and what it takes to maintain in this business for a while.

Tags: Business, Career, Yourself

I was looking to become more proactive with my career because I wasn't crazy with some of the scripts I was getting - this was before Blow and Hannibal - so I decided to start my own production company.

Tags: Become, Career, Crazy