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Gene Hackman Quotes

7 quotations by Gene Hackman

QuoteThe difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.Quote

QuoteIt really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that.Quote

QuoteIf you look at yourself as a star, you've already lost something in the portrayal of any human being.Quote

QuoteIf I start to become a star, I'll lose contact with the normal guys I play best.Quote

QuoteI was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press.Quote

QuoteI do not like assassins, or men of low character.Quote

QuoteDysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.Quote