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I love being irreverent. But I hate being irrelevant. I love being irreverent because at the end of the day your actions belie your intentions.
I love bringing roses to a woman when she least expects it.
In New York, just standing still on the sidewalk is a weird feeling. You have this incessant need to do things. Los Angeles is about kicking back, relaxing, your inner child, peace.
I'll never lose the sense of being an underdog.
I went jogging up on Mulholland. In the middle of my run I had some form of asthma attack and couldn't even walk. I couldn't get a ride one block to my house. I thought I was going to die.
Anytime you do something Latino, yeah, I love the color, the spice.
Frankie is my baby. He is the sweetest dog in the world. Frankie is like the son I never had. He keeps me healthy; I walk and run him. I always feel that I need to spend more time with him and give him more attention. I find myself unloading my emotions on him.
I think that racism has gotten more subtle, and it's not even racism anymore: it's placism. Like where you live or whether you went to community college or Harvard, and it exists within the race.
I think the legacy left behind by 'Battlestar' speaks for itself. I thought that these avid fans, most of whom were skeptical at first... to turn them into a fan of 'Caprica' as well is a daunting task, a big challenge.
In order to be a lieutenant, you've got to have authority in your voice. No matter how young your face looks, you've got to let your guys know that you're in charge.
I see myself being a father, hopefully a husband, but I'm very gun-shy. The older I get, the further the goalpost.
If you don't look like the ruling class, bring your inhaler.
We as Americans of Latin descent are just as American as anyone else of any other descent.
Being an American is a state of mind, and to be in a family is to feel the power of belonging, the power of your roots. Family is a tree, the strength of a tree, the roots, the leaves, the past and the present, the future, the fruits, the seeds.
Do I have to see movies and television about the English throne or the Holocaust every year? There are multiple multi-million dollar movies with the same backdrop. But our Holocaust - meaning Latino - aren't ever told.
We hear a lot in this country about family, and 'American Family' just shows us a portrait we haven't seen as much of yet. 'American Family' lets us know that being American isn't about the color of your hair or eyes or skin: it's really a state of mind.
All I would say to people who doubt 'Caprica' is: Everything good starts slow.
I don't want to be the 'spice' added to a show. I'm not a condiment!
I like the Beatles. They're at the core of my musicality. And John Lennon's my spiritual father.
My mother taught me when you go someplace, you leave it better than you found it.
I'm really, really dumb about describing wine, but I like wine that's full-bodied and dry.
Well, actually yes, in 1988. There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn't paid a ticket of mine.
Being an actor you have a lot of expenses.
I always pull over for people who need a push.
I am tired of our characters being so incomplete. When do we ever save the day in a film? When does a Latino actor get to be the hero?
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