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I am not a hero, O.K.? I am not a hero. I am a very ordinary person.
As an actor, I've been all over the map, but since I've moved to Hollywood, people tend to cast me in these more imposing characters, which is actually really fun for me. I've always been way more attracted to playing that than the hero.
I'm interested in female friendships and family relationships. So I don't write the traditional romance, where you just have the hero and the heroine's love story. I like intertwining relationships.
Susan Elizabeth Phillips
You have 22 episodes to start from zero to hero; you can really take a nice, big, long arc. In a film, it's tough to do that - you only have 90 minutes.
I've heard people tell me there's never been a gay character like Agron on TV before, and some fans have even thanked me because they now feel like they have a gay action hero, and it's very endearing to hear that kind of stuff. But I just played him the way he was and tried to do right by the character.
I don't like James Bond. They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent, a human being. In my movies, secret agents are more realistic, I didn't want to portray them in the most glowing colours.
When you're little, your father is your hero. Mine was. Then it all becomes more complicated.
Being a songwriter, singer, and a great part of a unit is more important than being Joe Guitar Hero.
To have one's own story told by a third party who doesn't know that the character in question is himself the hero of the story being told, that's a technical refinement.
In 1979, Alien came out and Sigourney was in it with a bunch a guys. Nobody at that time expected the woman to be the hero, so that was a tradition that started.
Lou Reed was a hero because he was an anti-hero.
Prince Charles is definitely my hero; he uses his position to do only good in this world.
Tommy Smothers is a hero of mine.
I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me.
Steve McQueen is my style hero. He's just cool, isn't he?
I don't want to be a dead hero.
I always dressed as a man when I was at school. I loved wearing a tie and a shirt, and I was always wearing suits. Annie Lennox was my hero. I was always playing men in high school.
Will Rogers was an American hero - someone you could get your teeth into and love.
Ralph Nader is a hero. I know Ralph, and I call him up occasionally. He's helped me out on a couple of occasions when I've given speeches to corporations where he'd have a good... He'd give me some good information.
I grew up in the North of England at a time when Stirling Moss was a hero. Everyone wanted to be a racing driver.
I don't know if I see myself as really an action hero, but I like doing physical movies and I like doing movies where the writing is very lean.
J.J. Abrams is an all-time hero of mine, really lovely to be working with him.
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here.
In Ecuador, if I go after an Ecuadoran, I'm in trouble; if I go after a Costa Rican, I'm a hero.
Pete Bethune is a hero in New Zealand. He's a hero worldwide to people who want to see the end of whaling.
John F. Kennedy
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