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I think cubism has not fully been developed. It is treated like a style, pigeonholed and that's it.
Actors do tend to get pigeonholed. People want to know who you are so they can put you in a box. It's lovely to be known for such diametrically opposite roles.
I don't want to get pigeonholed.
I embrace my blackness, just as I do my conservatism and my Christianity, but I don't want to be defined or pigeonholed by any one of the many elements that make up my character.
J. C. Watts
The one thing I will never do is become pigeonholed.
Yeah, there's a tendency to get pigeonholed in Hollywood.
I've never been pigeonholed and I've experienced so many different kinds of skin - what man will do and won't do, what you should do and shouldn't do. This is what's exciting about being an actor; where philosophy majors sit in classrooms or write books about human behavior, we're actually acting them out in front of cameras.
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through.
It's beyond my control who's going to cast me or how you're going to pigeonholed, so for me, it's just I want to keep doing different things because I want to get better, so hopefully I'll be hired to do them.
I don't want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they're fun, and especially for women, it's nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air.
I'm not so widely known that I'm going to be pigeonholed.
I have complete freedom, and there's no way to get pigeonholed or bored. What could be better than that?
I've tried actively to define myself and redefine myself, and not be pigeonholed.
David Alan Grier
You can get pigeonholed in Hollywood and people think of you in a certain way.
I think any actor in their right mind is afraid of getting pigeonholed.
'Pigeonholed' isn't the right word, because I feel like I've had a very wide range of characters that I've been allowed to play.
People call me for the ballads. Apparently that's where I've been pigeonholed. But it's really interesting and really fun. It's my favourite part of the job, writing.
As an actor, you know, I love not being pigeonholed, which is great. No one really knows who I am. So that's a positive.
I got pigeonholed a bit. When I wanted to be an actress, I never wanted to be the kind of actress I became.
When actors get pigeonholed, that's their own doing to a large degree. Because if you do something that people like, obviously they're going to ask you to do it again. It's up to you to say no. If you're that insecure about working, you'll probably do what you're known to do.
I don't like to be pigeonholed; I don't like when people won't see me for something because they don't think I can do it. I always feel like, at least give me the shot.
I'm beginning to get pigeonholed as the girl who plays the crazies and weirdoes - and that's not the entirety of who I am. Hopefully, the whole point of being in this profession is that you change into anyone you want to be.
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