Michael Rooker quotes

  • If the character is getting mad, getting upset or getting turned on, you're getting to see that in the facial tones and the skin tones. That's what I enjoy about acting. It can be very subtle, like that.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Character #Mad #Upset

  • Actors are actors. They're all buddies. I've done so many movies and TV that you get to be friends with everyone. And the ones you don't get to be friends with, you simply don't work together with them again.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Together #Done #Tvs

  • Don't mess with me! I'm a black-belt!
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Black #Belts

  • I got my training here in Chicago at the Goodman School Of Drama, and a lot of my personal work is usually internal work and stuff. Everything else that goes on is icing on the cake - your wardrobe, your makeup, whatever else you have to do.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Drama #School #Makeup

  • Cliffhanger' got me in the best shape of my life, working at 10,000 feet up in the mountains. And everybody was great. I lived in Italy for seven months doing that movie. It was a great vacation.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Vacation #Feet #Mountain

  • You know how it is, somebody will see your work and like it and remember it, then decide to make it a role in their film.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Roles #Remember #Film

  • When you think of it I haven't really done a lot of horror. It's amazing: I have done some really good ones, but I haven't done a lot of them.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Thinking #Done #Horror

  • I don't approach a role by saying I'll be unsavory or unlikable.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Roles #Approach

  • Horror fans need horror, okay? They don't need little worms squirming around going down your throat. To them, that's not horror.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Littles #Fans #Needs

  • Every time I was cast in a role, the director put a gun in my hand, so I figured I’d better learn how to use one. Then I found out I really liked it.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Gun #Hands #Roles

  • I don't approach a role by saying I'll be unsavory or unlikable. I think all the roles I've done have been very passionate people who go to absolute extremes to make their points.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Thinking #People #Passionate

  • It's a super super strange world when the actors are the less weird ones.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #World #Actors #Strange

  • I already survived one apocalypse, I don't need another.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Needs #Apocalypse

  • I learned how to turn it on and turn it off. You learn that in theater, too, but for film work, I learned from doing 'Henry,' I learned how to leave work at work and go home. There's always spillover. Actors speak of this.
    -- Michael Rooker

    #Home #Actors #Speak