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1. "I love films that make me react emotionally and physically when you walk out of the cinema. Two of my favorite films however have got to be 'The Tree Of Life' and 'The Piano Teacher,' which also stars one of my favourite actresses Isabelle Huppert."
Author: Alicia Vikander
2. "I decided to be an actress, and the day after, I was an actress. That was quick and very scary at the same time. When 'Obscure Object of Desire' came out in France, I felt guilty for my friends at the National School who weren't in the movies. The whole thing was turmoil."
Author: Carole Bouquet
3. "I don't see myself being an actress forever."
Author: Carrie Snodgress
4. "It was really fun being in Tara's trailer, working on my lines. Tara is such an amazing actress. She's so good at what she does. I learned a lot from watching her."
Author: Carson Daly
5. "I know Raft did have some genuine affairs with actresses."
Author: Cesar Romero
6. "It was not really a career choice that I had to make. It was something I knew right from the beginning. I had to be an actress... period."
Author: Christine Lahti
7. "Security has no place in the life of an actress."
Author: Claire Bloom
8. "Before I did 'How I Met Your Mother,' I was not considered a comedic actress."
Author: Cobie Smulders
9. "I was never an actress in high school. I didn't start acting until I was in my twenties. I was just a funny cheerleader. I hadn't even seen a show until I was in my twenties, so I was very late getting into the business."
Author: Debra Monk
10. "Scarlett Johansson. I think people don't really realize how great of an actress that girl is. She's so beautiful and that distracts you from what she can do as an actor."
Author: Demian Bichir
11. "I'm not really a songwriter - I'm an interpreter. So in a sense I am an actress first and foremost. I act out the songs, and I lead with my heart."
Author: Diana Ross
12. "I think if I hadn't had the dance background, it would have been much harder as a kid to be like, 'I'm going to be an actress.' But you're involved with one area of the arts and other things interest you. It feels like an easier move."
Author: Dianna Agron
13. "Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor's Guild in New York, I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career as a television commercial actress, obtaining my SAG card there."
Author: Donna Rice
14. "My mother is an actress, and my aunt Margaux was a model. And it's funny, as much as I'm all about I'm my own person, and I'm making my own name for myself, I have grown up in a world where most of these people who are like me are children of famous parents. So it's easy to become the socialite and be famous for that."
Author: Dree Hemingway
15. "I'm a trained actress and I can do it, but I think that you have to prove yourself."
Author: Eva Mendes
16. "Blonde movie stars in the 1950s seem to have been pretty much divided between breathy bombshells (Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield) and slim, elegant swans (Grace Kelly, Eva Marie Saint). Producers didn't really know what to do with Judy Holliday, a brilliant, versatile actress who simply didn't fit into any easy category. Though she left behind a handful of delightful films, one can't help feeling a sense of waste that her gifts were not better handled by Hollywood (or, for that matter, by Broadway). Perhaps, like Lucille Ball, Judy Holliday would have blossomed with a really good sitcom; but, unlike Lucy, she never got one."
Author: Eve Golden
17. "I feel being an actress is probably not half as difficult as being a mother, and I do not know when I will be ready for that kind of a decision."
Author: Freida Pinto
18. "No, nothing much had changed in the old neighborhood. She was still just an actress in someone else's play."
Author: Genevieve Dewey
19. "Hollywood will accept actresses playing ten years older, but actors can play ten years younger."
Author: Greta Scacchi
20. "I'm an actress, and that's my work and my passion."
Author: Hani Furstenberg
21. "I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write enough to sign contract."
Author: Hermione Gingold
22. "It was scary, and I knew what it was like to be an unemployed actress again."
Author: Hunter Tylo
23. "I never wondered whether I should be a stage actress or a movie actress."
Author: Isabelle Huppert
24. "An actress wants to be seen. An actress wants to be loved. By multitudes of people, not just one lone man."
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
25. "He didn't maintain my illusion of myself, he gave me an illusion of myself. Before I met him, I never thought of myself as an actress. Boy, he sidetracked me in a great way!"
Author: Judy Holliday
26. "I think audiences, producers and directors included, develop crushes on actors (actresses in particular) and then lose interest and move on to the next one."
Author: Julia Stiles
27. "The condition of being an actress can be unbearable."
Author: Julie Delpy
28. "When I got home I peered down at the lobster to see how he was doing. The inner plastic bag was sucked tight around him and clouded up. It looked like something out of an eighties made-for-TV movie, with some washed-up actress taking too many pills and trying to off herself with a Macy's bag."
Author: Julie Powell
29. "I think I can be beautiful with all the little stuff done, and I can be ugly. A lot of attractive actresses can't be ugly."
Author: Juliette Lewis
30. "I do not admire young actresses whose foreheads cannot move."
Author: Kathleen Turner
31. "I said, 'I'll give myself two years. If I can't support myself as an actress within two years, then I'll go back to choreography.'"
Author: Khandi Alexander
32. "I am no size zero or super-thin Hollywood actress. I am built for men who like women to look like women."
Author: Kim Cattrall
33. "I've been a character actress right from the beginning. I was no more like 'Cinderella' in my real life than I was like the neurotic poet in 'Cop.'"
Author: Lesley Ann Warren
34. "I've been, for want of a better phrase, a supporting actress so much of my life."
Author: Marian Seldes
35. "Courteney Cox is such a great actress."
Author: Marley Shelton
36. "In Sweden, only exceptional actresses get major film parts."
Author: Maud Adams
37. "I had very little confidence in myself as an actress."
Author: Maude Adams
38. "The thing is, making movies as an actress, you learn so many things. Like when you're making a movie with Quentin Tarantino you're just at the best cinema school ever."
Author: Melanie Laurent
39. "Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it."
Author: Michael Douglas
40. "I know I'm not a conventional beauty. You can read a lot of painful things on the Internet, which criticise you aesthetically - but as far as I'm concerned, that's not what an actress is."
Author: Natalie Dormer
41. "In one day, I got mistaken for three different actresses: Wendy Williams, Sherri Shepherd, and Star Jones."
Author: Niecy Nash
42. "I'm 43 now. I've reached the point where I really can't care what anyone thinks. Of course, I do. I'm an actress. I'm totally insecure, but I'm trying to stick to my guns about what is important to me, and it doesn't matter what anyone thinks I should or shouldn't do."
Author: Paget Brewster
43. "So now I feel I'm lucky in the respect that I can sort of pick a little more carefully, which is tricky because as a black actress, there aren't that many roles to pick from."
Author: Rachel True
44. "I didn't want to live in an Islamic society because I knew I wasn't going to be a first-class citizen, and I knew I was not going to be able to keep doing what I was doing as an actress."
Author: Shohreh Aghdashloo
45. "I am the luckiest actress on the planet."
Author: Susan Lucci
46. "I don't sit around and wait for great parts. I'm an actress, and I love being one, and I'll probably be doing it till I'm 72, standing around the back lot doing 'Gunsmoke.'"
Author: Suzanne Pleshette
47. "At an early school, when I was about 5, they asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. Everyone said silly things, and I said I wanted to be an actress. So that was what I wanted to be, but what I was, of course, was a writer."
Author: Tanith Lee
48. "Alison Lohman is an amazing actress. I was so proud to work with her."
Author: Taryn Manning
49. "For most of my career, I've played roles that were written for other actresses."
Author: Victoria Abril
50. "Even though I've done Hollywood films, I still don't think of myself as a Hollywood actress."
Author: Ziyi Zhang

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