Quotes by: Katee Sackhoff
You know, I like to think that I'm a really strong, tough person, but I'm not. I'm a very, very needy person. I'm very insecure. I'm very impressionable.
We're not curing cancer, people. I wish we were, but we're not. It's entertainment.
My dad always said that hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard enough.
I'd never put all my chips anywhere, because I don't want to close any doors, but I was raised in a very blue-collar family. I was raised by parents who said, 'If you don't go to work every day, you're not contributing', so that's my mentality. I have to work every day; I have to bring home a paycheck.
I love that when you take that PG-13 off the table and say, 'This is what we're going to do,' everything becomes fair game, and you really go for it.
I have to remind myself constantly to not be antisocial, because I stay to myself a lot. I'm a lot more introspective than my characters.
I think that probably the time that people stopped thinking of Starbuck as 'a woman' was when they stopped thinking of the old show.
Playing tough characters just comes easy for me. It's not who I am in real life, so I love going to work and pretending to be something I'm not. I love all the action and confidence. But when I finally go do a rom-com, I hope my fans will support me.
As long as people want to see me do this action and sci-fi stuff, it would be wrong of me to deny the fans what they want to see.
It's weird to me to see how different everyone's opinion of beauty is.
My mom always said, 'Marry someone smarter than yourself, Katee, because No. 1, you're not that smart. And No. 2, then you'll have smart babies.'
If a character is supposed to be hated, my goal is to make her the most hated person on the show.
I looked at my parents when I was 17, and I said, 'I'm moving to L.A.'
There's a side to you as an actor, a selfish side, that wants to go on and play different roles.
Of course I love the action. I absolutely love doing action movies; it's what makes me tick, but I think my dream role is a movie that Will Smith's company has called 'Paper Wings.'
Basically, as soon as I saw that there was a role available on '24,' I jumped at it, and then when I sat down and talked to them, it seemed to get more interesting and more fun.
'Somnia' is a story about loss and, I guess, what you're willing to do to have closure and try and feel whole again. It's a story of redemption in a sense. I don't want to give too much away, but it's a heartbreaking story that's incredibly terrifying.
I'm not a big person, so every time they were adding these big guys to the cast, I said to my trainer, 'We're screwed, dude.' I'm only five foot five, and I'm going to look so little.
I'm not very good in crowds, so I usually try to become as small as possible.