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Derek Luke

American,  Actor
Total Quotes : 23
Big Lot Val

I had a lot of fun with Val Kilmer. He's like a big kid.

- Derek Luke

Better Person Always Will

Denzel Washington is a person I will always emulate. I emulate him because he focuses on real life. Because of that he has made me a better person.

- Derek Luke

Mirror Audience Rap

Hip-hop was my first audience - I would rap in the mirror, walk down the street and listen to my Walkman.

- Derek Luke

Thought College Subject

I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting.

- Derek Luke

Mom Very TV

I was watching TV at age 9 or 10, and my mom said that I came from the front room and I told her that I want to act. And she said if you want to do this at 18, then you can. It was a very simple story, yet, I do not even remember the conversation that I had with my mother. Until she reminded me of the story many years later.

- Derek Luke

Faith Purpose TV

A few years ago you couldn't go from TV to film. It was like a 'no no' but I believe when you find a plan and purpose that God has for your life, there's not anything man can do to you. Especially when your faith is not really standing in the wisdom of man, you're really standing in the wisdom of God.

- Derek Luke

Loved Actor Related

I loved B.I.G., but not like I liked Tupac, because he was an actor, so I related to him.

- Derek Luke

Think Give Some

Antwone's story was a story of hope and that's what appealed to me. I needed hope myself at that time. I think all actors give up at some time and think they're never going to make it.

- Derek Luke

Confidence Learned Keeping

Denzel Washington invoked confidence. When you have confidence, you can do anything. And that's what happened. I learned about being honest and keeping it true, keeping it true in my performance.

- Derek Luke

Waiting Him Everybody

He's looking for the president's kidnapped daughter; everybody he calls on to help him is busy, but lo and behold, you look across the room, and I'm waiting for that action.

- Derek Luke

Some Took Mannerisms

I tried to copy some of his mannerisms at first but it didn't work. And then I just let the spirit of the character grow in me and it just took its rightful place. I started to speak the lines and it felt right.

- Derek Luke

Powerful Watches Lives

It's a story about victory that will touch the lives of everyone who watches it. It's powerful.

- Derek Luke

Mine Other Very

I want what's mine. I see other actors who are doing very interesting roles, and I just want to continue to do things that are interesting, and things that people will go see in theaters.

- Derek Luke

College Nicely Putting

I went to Jersey City State College to please a family member. I wasn't prepared for school. To say I failed out is putting it nicely.

- Derek Luke

Love Artist I Love

I love hip-hop and you can't tell me I'm not a hip-hop artist.

- Derek Luke

Hearts Made Entertain

In my heart of hearts I believe I was made to entertain.

- Derek Luke

Faith Think I Think

Denzel's quality, I think, is his faith. You have all the action in your head and you have to believe in it and just do it. That's what he does and that's what he taught me to do.

- Derek Luke

Wife Note Oh My God

Oh, my God! My wife and I, boy, we got down that night. On a personal note!

- Derek Luke

Spirit Reason Absent

When your heart is first, you can be absent of heart but when you put spirit first, you have a reason for why you do heart.

- Derek Luke

City Studios Literally

I was working at the store on the Sony studios in Culver City. And I was literally holding a shirt when they came in and told me I'd got the part! It just shows dreams do come true.

- Derek Luke