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Dakin Matthews

American,  Actor
Total Quotes : 18
Singer OK

I'm an OK singer.

- Dakin Matthews

Work Result Hamlet

Hamlet is the result of Shakespeare's work on Brutus.

- Dakin Matthews

Develop Very Profession

I'm not saying that theatre is a doomed profession, but if a person wants to stay in it very long, they'd better develop theatre skills beyond just acting.

- Dakin Matthews

Culture Important Almost

I believe that the arts of a culture are terribly important and yet almost indefensible.

- Dakin Matthews

College Through Here

I'm here in Hollywood to do film and television and make enough money to get my kids through college.

- Dakin Matthews

Know Workaholic Deal

I'm a workaholic, and I know it. And I don't care to deal with it.

- Dakin Matthews

Comedy Still Wives

'School for Wives' is Moliere's first step toward grand comedy, but he still has one foot in commedia.

- Dakin Matthews

Hypocrisy Mankind Common

Moliere exaggerates common vices of mankind: lust, greed, misanthropy, hypocrisy. We all have a touch of these.

- Dakin Matthews

Rehearsals Playwrights

Often, directors toss playwrights out of rehearsals.

- Dakin Matthews

Career Broadway Making

I'm making my Broadway musical debut at the age of 73 - it's a kind of interesting career arc.

- Dakin Matthews

Study Pretty Medieval

I actually only speak English and Latin. Medieval philosophy was my major, so we pretty much had to study in Latin.

- Dakin Matthews

Reason Whole Became

I didn't ever intend to or want to be an actor. I'm not one of those people of whom they say, 'If you can't live without it, that's the only reason you should be an actor.' It was kind of a sideline that became my whole life.

- Dakin Matthews

Art Theater For The People

Theater is a local art. You perform for the people in the theater that day.

- Dakin Matthews

Island Might Were

If I were on 'Survivor,' I might be the first off the island.

- Dakin Matthews

Nature Think I Think

I think there's something about a sylvan setting; you want grass and nature with outdoor Shakespeare.

- Dakin Matthews

Doing Play New

If an L.A. actor is a star or a good face, and they want to get cred by doing a serious Shakespeare play, they will come to New York first.

- Dakin Matthews

Never Actually Intended

I sort of got fooled into acting, actually. I never intended to do it.

- Dakin Matthews

Argument Prove Starving

You can't argue that you have to have art, and prove it to anybody. Why should I give $1,000 to art when there are people starving? Of course, that's true. But just because you can't, theoretically, defend the arts, or make a sensible argument for their preservation, doesn't mean they're not important.

- Dakin Matthews