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If you look at films about becoming a man, coming-of-age movies are made with 12-, 16-, 40-, 50-year-olds... For a guy to feel like he's a 100 percent grown-up is almost like giving up. Like admitting that you're on your way into the grave.
My dad was an architect, and he wasn't a rich guy, but in our little world in Philadelphia, he was famous. He loved to see his picture in the paper. I wanted to be more famous than him.
I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.
I always wanted, and still aspire, to be something more than just one thing, just one performance.
Gary Oldman is impossible to steal a movie from. He's such a great actor, he's off the hook. I love him.
I'd love to be a pop idol. Of course, my groupies are now between 40 and 50.
I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music.
If I'm in a situation where someone doesn't recognize me and treats me like everyone else, I'm not used to it.
I don't have to do the lead. If I dig a part, I'll do it.
I don't read my own reviews and I haven't for probably 15 years. I read other people's reviews, though.
L.A. kind of scares me.
My family survived losing money to Bernie Madoff incredibly well compared to others.
Ninety-five percent of celebrity is good.
There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep.
When it comes to music, it's my clothes, it's my guitar, it's my voice, it's my song.
When it happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, 'We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work'.
With a lot of actors, you've got to chip through the surface to see who the real person is.
Before Footloose, the things I'd done weren't cute. In Diner I was an alcoholic.
I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my movies. You become an actor to act.
I do better on the first three takes; I won't be better at 20 takes.
I don't want to stop acting, but acting in some ways is a young man's game.
I feel like my responsibility as an actor is to make characters as compelling and believable as possible.
I think of myself more as a workhorse actor. It will be hot and cold and up and down, but no one will kick me out of the business.
I want to see the numbers that prove that show-business marriages are any less successful than other marriages. It's just very public when they fail.
I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the role or the size of the film.
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