Ben Mendelsohn Quotes

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Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I've been a Ryan Reynolds fan since the first time I saw him. I've been a Ryan Reynolds fan since the first time I saw him.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I think there's a lot of mythos about what's required in acting. I think there's a lot of mythos about what's required in acting.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: People don't know who I am, and that's not a bad thing at all from my end. People don't know who I am, and that's not a bad thing at all from my end.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: 'Star Wars' is populated by so many great types; who wouldn't want to be a Han Solo kind of dude? 'Star Wars' is populated by so many great types; who wouldn't want to be a Han Solo kind of dude?
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: There are two things: 1) what things one does in the world, and 2) what family one has. There's the two really tangible things that can stay. There are two things: 1) what things one does in the world, and 2) what family one has. There's the two really tangible things that can stay.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: 'Slow West' is a western, and it's sort of a twist on the genre stylistically, I think, from what I understand going in. 'Slow West' is a western, and it's sort of a twist on the genre stylistically, I think, from what I understand going in.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: If you're a 'character actor,' you get hired to play baddies a lot. If you're a 'character actor,' you get hired to play baddies a lot.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I think that story wins out over acting and that the thing as a whole is more important than the performances therein. I think that story wins out over acting and that the thing as a whole is more important than the performances therein.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: From my point of view, things don't have to change to get better. Things are fantastic. From my point of view, things don't have to change to get better. Things are fantastic.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I don't have memorabilia but try to take a bit of wardrobe, usually because they dress me better than I dress myself. I don't have memorabilia but try to take a bit of wardrobe, usually because they dress me better than I dress myself.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: It would be excellent to do a 'Star Wars.' It would be excellent to do a 'Star Wars.'
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: The people that impress me are Bob Dylan. The ones who keep working, year in and year out, and keep coming up with stuff. The people that impress me are Bob Dylan. The ones who keep working, year in and year out, and keep coming up with stuff.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Crewing and being on film sets is kind of like being in the carnival, with carnie folks. Crewing and being on film sets is kind of like being in the carnival, with carnie folks.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Acting is a bit of a heart and soul exercise with me. It's kind of all I've got. Acting is a bit of a heart and soul exercise with me. It's kind of all I've got.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: In Australia, even the darkest subject matter has a little pinch of humor. A little sweet to make the sour go down. In Australia, even the darkest subject matter has a little pinch of humor. A little sweet to make the sour go down.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: $3,000 from a residual cheque was all I made one year. $3,000 from a residual cheque was all I made one year.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I suspect, for a lot of people who become actors, there's a feeling of wanting to be someone other than who they actually are. I suspect, for a lot of people who become actors, there's a feeling of wanting to be someone other than who they actually are.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: If you ride like lightning, you're gonna crash like thunder. If you ride like lightning, you're gonna crash like thunder.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I like to call up ghosts of things past for myself when I'm working a lot. I like to call up ghosts of things past for myself when I'm working a lot.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I've spent various periods of my career being thought of as various things, various degrees of substance and ideas. I've spent various periods of my career being thought of as various things, various degrees of substance and ideas.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I don't believe in the transformation myth, where if you have more success, life changes for you. I don't believe in the transformation myth, where if you have more success, life changes for you.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: It's got a lot more room for nuance and an assumption that people have started from the beginning. 'Bloodline' ends up being like a really good novel. It's got a lot more room for nuance and an assumption that people have started from the beginning. 'Bloodline' ends up being like a really good novel.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: 'Animal Kingdom' is a significant comet, and it's cast a tail. It's very hard to see anything post that happening without that. 'Animal Kingdom' is a significant comet, and it's cast a tail. It's very hard to see anything post that happening without that.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I think I've benefited from not being hugely known. It means I have to do something really effective to be noticed. I think I've benefited from not being hugely known. It means I have to do something really effective to be noticed.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: My favorite-ever version of 'King Lear' is the 1971 film by Peter Brooks. He has this enormous fur thing, and it adds enormous gravitas. My favorite-ever version of 'King Lear' is the 1971 film by Peter Brooks. He has this enormous fur thing, and it adds enormous gravitas.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Accents are always difficult in their way, but as long as you're not throwing an audience off with it, then that's all it should be. Accents are always difficult in their way, but as long as you're not throwing an audience off with it, then that's all it should be.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: The thing about acting is you have to wait to be asked to the dance. The thing about acting is you have to wait to be asked to the dance.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I grew up loving the John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns. I grew up loving the John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Let me give you a little Mendelsohn 101: I came up in television in the early- to mid- 1980s in Australia. Let me give you a little Mendelsohn 101: I came up in television in the early- to mid- 1980s in Australia.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: 'The Outlaw Josey Wales' is one I watched again and again and again in the early days of VHS. 'The Outlaw Josey Wales' is one I watched again and again and again in the early days of VHS.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Most young actors, that's all they're trying to do: Get better at acting and be able to keep doing it. And that doesn't work out for most people. Most young actors, that's all they're trying to do: Get better at acting and be able to keep doing it. And that doesn't work out for most people.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: If you're going to be a father and whatnot, yeah, you better be responsible about it as best you can. If you're going to be a father and whatnot, yeah, you better be responsible about it as best you can.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Typically, I'll wake up at 4:30 in the morning. It's just the continual jet lag residue, just weird sleeping hours. Typically, I'll wake up at 4:30 in the morning. It's just the continual jet lag residue, just weird sleeping hours.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: My general feeling about approach to work is that anyone that's there, they're all there to do the best job they can. My general feeling about approach to work is that anyone that's there, they're all there to do the best job they can.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: One of my earlier films is 'Quigley Down Under.' That was early on in my career, and that was horsey. One of my earlier films is 'Quigley Down Under.' That was early on in my career, and that was horsey.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I came from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, so you do learn how to survive in that environment. I came from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, so you do learn how to survive in that environment.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: For mine, the villains of the piece were always important. In a traditional sense, that's always an important role. For mine, the villains of the piece were always important. In a traditional sense, that's always an important role.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Life is a lot sweeter, I think, than you can be aware of it at times. Life is a lot sweeter, I think, than you can be aware of it at times.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I generally feel like people that are doing the wardrobe know more about wardrobe than I do, and they have an overview. I generally feel like people that are doing the wardrobe know more about wardrobe than I do, and they have an overview.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: Fifteen years old, out in the world, acting was all I had. Fifteen years old, out in the world, acting was all I had.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I'm very well known in the industry and relatively well known by people who are aficionados and what not, but outside of that - no. I'm very well known in the industry and relatively well known by people who are aficionados and what not, but outside of that - no.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: I think Kyle Chandler is something of a national treasure. I think Kyle Chandler is something of a national treasure.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: 'Animal Kingdom' is a lot of things, but it's not heartwarming. 'Animal Kingdom' is a lot of things, but it's not heartwarming.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: You can certainly extend your adolescence. There's people that are very good at extending it indefinitely. You can certainly extend your adolescence. There's people that are very good at extending it indefinitely.
Ben Mendelsohn quotes: It's good to surf whatever waves are going on right there as they're happening. It's good to surf whatever waves are going on right there as they're happening.