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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.
Bill Milliken is a big hero of mine.
Anne Cox Chambers
I've known I wanted to do this ever since I was four years old and watched 'Star Search' for the first time. I mean, Harrison Ford in 'Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark?' My hero.
Julius Caesar was an aristocrat who sided with the Roman people. He's not my hero, but he was one of a long line of what we'll call 'populares,' which were popular leaders who tried to institute these reforms that the people were fighting for.
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.
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.
Lou Reed was a hero because he was an anti-hero.
I want to play an action hero. I'm ready for roles that totally aren't me.
Prince Charles is definitely my hero; he uses his position to do only good in this world.
Tommy Smothers is a hero of mine.
Steve McQueen is my style hero. He's just cool, isn't he?
Will Rogers was an American hero - someone you could get your teeth into and love.
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.
I grew up in the North of England at a time when Stirling Moss was a hero. Everyone wanted to be a racing driver.
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.
J.J. Abrams is an all-time hero of mine, really lovely to be working with him.
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.
In Ecuador, if I go after an Ecuadoran, I'm in trouble; if I go after a Costa Rican, I'm a hero.
The only reason anyone ever called me a hero is because I get this paper, here.
'Babel' is about the point of view of others. It literally includes points of views as experienced from the other side. It is not about a hero. It is not about only one country. It is a prism that allows us to see the same reality from different angles.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
If a guy can play Guitar Hero with me and sit at home and watch the Food Network and read magazines with me, that's good. I don't think there are many guys that's fun for. It's a lot to ask.
I feel like life is much greater than a hero or a villain: there's good people that sometimes make mistakes.
Every character I play has to be the hero of his own story, the way we're all heroes of our own lives.
I think 'Hero' is not a real martial arts movie; it is not about violence, or formula.
John F. Kennedy
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