Quotes by: Lara Flynn Boyle
|Lara Flynn Boyle
Lara Flynn Boyle at the 42nd Emmy Awards - Governor's Ball in September 1990
March 24, 1970 |
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
||The Chicago Academy for the Arts
||John Patrick Dee III (m. 1996; div. 1998)
Donald Ray Thomas II (m. 2006)
You know, the bigger you get and the more success you have, the more people you can fill your house with to tell you how great you are. You can do that.
Have I seen The Commitments? I was obsessed with that movie. I just watched it again about two weeks ago.
I spent every day just praying that I didn't look like a big dork on camera.
Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it.
But Tommy Lee Jones is just smooth. He's just the real deal. I'm captivated by him because there's so little of that in Hollywood, and he just embodies it.
I know that I'm getting the real deal with my mom. I know that she's telling it like it is. She's proud of me when I've earned it and she's disappointed in me when I've earn that. She's really my spectrum on where I am as a person.
That's what the holidays are for - for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn't that the Irish way?
It is a great compliment to go out and be recognized. Although, because I basically go home and go to work, there isn't much opportunity for that kind of thing to happen.
I think the institution of marriage is a great idea, but for me it's just an idea.
I had such a great mom and I know that I'd never be that mom. I wouldn't want to bring a child into this world unless I could be.
I remember doing the sex scene in Red Rock West. I had to kiss Nic Cage and then look like I was going down on him. And he couldn't do anything - he just had to lie there.
And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
I've dated men my age, younger than me and older. The only difference is the young ones are quicker at taking out the garbage.
I am very fortunate to have a career. I always have to act. I don't know if I'll have a career to support it for the rest of my life, but I know I'll always act.