Quotes by: Imogen Poots

Imogen Poots
Poots in 2015
Born (1989-06-03) 3 June 1989 (age 27)
Hammersmith, London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

With 'That Awkward Moment', you could argue I'm just playing the girlfriend of Zac Efron, but the director was such a creative force and let me make her my own. I loved being part of something that felt so relevant and fresh.
Imogen Poots
You collect people to take with you. Some people change, other people don't... it's wonderful because I've met some incredible friends.
Imogen Poots
I do think 'All Is by My Side' is the type of film I'm the most happiest. You know, I'm figuring it out. I did just move to New York, so I have to pay my rent.
Imogen Poots
I'm not a huge fan of scary movies, but I love doing them because your character arc gets condensed, and everything is elevated, and so you kind of have this amazing opportunity to go in many different places.
Imogen Poots
I'm lucky in that I have close friends and family and my agent to advise me.
Imogen Poots
It's kind of funny, with all of the different outlets that come from acting that you could try, I would love to direct and kind of be involved in art direction, too.
Imogen Poots
The business is so international now; you'll be working on an American film, and you'll start chatting to someone, and it's like: 'Oh, you're English, too.'
Imogen Poots
I do think 'All Is by My Side' is the type of film I'm the most happiest.
Imogen Poots
I don't think I've ever met any single person who has been vulgar. But you know, you learn along the way that some people are going to be very generous, and other people... It's just not innate within them. Sometimes I think you just have to decide if you're going to stand up and get on with it or if you're going to be crushed and threatened.
Imogen Poots
You have to think about what you want to do. There is nothing to say that you should study from the age of 20 to 23. I learnt more on a film set at 17 than in the classroom.
Imogen Poots
I'm a big Johnny Cash girl. And I love singers like Laura Marling and Joanna Newsom.
Imogen Poots
I don't think anything's ever simple. Everyone's just trying to understand each other, and whether that's because you're in a relationship or because you're meeting their friends or because their meeting your brother or whatever it is, nothing like that is ever smooth running.
Imogen Poots
My dad moved to London in his early 20s and didn't really go back. So the irony is I've spent lots and lots of time in Ireland, but not with my dad. I've shot films in Belfast, where he's from. And I've shot in Dun Laoghaire. Which is great. And I've shot in Dublin.
Imogen Poots
I never personalize anything because I think that can be dangerous. For me, the best way is - this may sound pretentious - but it's to breathe the character and get into the psychology of it.
Imogen Poots
I was very aware of Jeff Buckley. My brother actually bought me The Mamas And The Papas and Jeff Buckley for my birthday when I was in my early teens.
Imogen Poots
Unfortunately, Poots is the name that I've been graced with for my life, but it's not short for anything - apart from Imogen Poots.
Imogen Poots
There is more for women in terms of character roles now. Judi Dench and Maggie Smith have constantly changed over the years and challenged themselves with different roles. That's impressive.
Imogen Poots

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