Quotes by: Patrick Wilson
I am fascinated with religion or things that people believe in and question that. I think it's interesting.
I try to shave at night so my skin has a chance to settle by the early morning call-time.
For me, I always have to establish a reality for the character. In very actor-y terms, you just have to understand his reality.
If you look back on the breakups that you've had, whether it's a long relationship or a one-night stand, it's always awkward.
If I ever get looks on the street, which, for the record, is almost never, it's rarely because they think I'm someone they saw in a movie. More often someone sees me and thinks, 'Hey, was that guy my waiter the other night?'
I try to do as many different roles as the system will allow me. That's the benefit of not being in a giant blockbuster where you're the lead and you get typecast in that kind of role. I am able to slip in or out of a lot of different parts.
When I look at a character, whether he's good or bad, one scene or 10 scenes, I just have to find my way in.
I like it when my wife is in her jeans, with very little makeup. But, I also appreciate the range - the different ways she can look. The moment she walks out all dressed up and... whoa! That's always good.
I'm an actor who wants to do great parts, and I've been very fortunate, for a long time, to get meaty roles, and sometimes some of them are meatier than others.
You know when you see those guys and their sideburns are just a little too high? You don't need to have sideburns, but don't have to have them right above the ear. I knew a guy that did that in high school and I was like, 'What are you doing? Just let them down a little.'
I love making movies, but there's nothing like being in front of an audience.
I think your teenage years define your musical roots forever. You're always looking for a theme for your high school years.
When you're playing the good guy, you want to find the dirty parts - and when you're playing the bad guy, you want to find the vulnerability.
There's such an immediate intimacy with film that you just don't get in theater.