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The first time I jumped from a plane, I screamed like a woman. I was two miles up and you could hear me clear as day. Now I love it.
There is a bit of arrogance with 'Hollywood' types that doesn't sit well with game developers.
Well, I'm an artist to the core. And my objective has always been to use my talents and my skills to elevate humanity through my art.
I had faith in the concept and the theory that all Americans are endowed with the right to a fair trial and I would be fairly judged and fairly tried.
I'm not looking at an action movie as something where I just jump around and look beautiful and show my muscles. Since there are so few people that do this and have that pedigree, people disregard their contribution.
I have some cops in my family. I understand the predicament that they're in. Sometimes they go into it just to pay the bills or because they don't have other choices, or sometimes they just want to get the gun.
I was convicted of three misdemeanors of willful failure to file a form.
I've been a law-abiding citizen ever since I grew up in the Bronx, New York.
Personally I find there is just as much if not more creativity among game makers as there is among feature filmmakers.
A lot of people now don't know I've been on Broadway.
Certain roles are more challenging than others, but I haven't come across one yet that I can't tackle.
I come out of repertory theatre so I've been working under pressure my whole career.
I didn't defraud the government by taking money that was not mine.
I have a whole other side that has yet to be seen on screen.
I was never charged with tax evasion. I've never been a tax protester.
I'm a good mimic.
I'm a physical type of actor and love projects in which I can get physical. The more action, the better.
I've always been paying my taxes and I've always been trying to comply.
Internationally, I have as large of a fan base - if not larger - than I have domestically.
Lot of the scripts I've been in with other non-white actors haven't been great. Lot of non-white actors ain't all that great.
My mother was pretty much on my case all the time.
We should be able to go to our government and get clear answers.
We're conditioned in this country to believe that if there's a problem, the black man is usually the culprit.
I was very short when I was little, so I probably had - and there may be a residue of it now - that Napoleon complex. Wanting to be as big and as powerful as the big guys.
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