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Jim Broadbent

American,  Actor
Total Quotes : 24
Artist Oscar Make Up

A make-up artist I know polished her Oscar and it lost its lustre. But if you don't polish it, it doesn't tarnish.

- Jim Broadbent

Discipline Got Writer

I haven't got a writer's discipline.

- Jim Broadbent

Love I Love Storyline

I love a really good storyline.

- Jim Broadbent

Help How Old

It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.

- Jim Broadbent

Think Career Been

Oh, I think I've been entirely selfish with my career. I've done what I wanted to do, and not put myself out for anyone else particularly.

- Jim Broadbent

Some Real Person Certainly

If you're playing any real person, live or dead, you certainly have a responsibility to produce that reputation in some way.

- Jim Broadbent

Book Black Missed

We've all got a black book of missed opportunities.

- Jim Broadbent

Think I Think Which

I think we all have a selfish gene which rises to the top, sometimes. But then we're also all capable of a sudden magnanimity.

- Jim Broadbent

Audience Like Revealing

I like reflecting the culture I understand best, spotting the idiosyncrasies of British people and revealing them to an audience in a way that amuses is what I find fun.

- Jim Broadbent

Hollywood Sort Films

In Hollywood films everything is tidied up at the end with clean lines and clean character definitions. It's sort of unsatisfying.

- Jim Broadbent

Think I Think Go

I'm not that comfortable with actors receiving honours, partly because I think they ought to go to those who really help others.

- Jim Broadbent

Always Like Before

I do always like to do things I haven't done before, so I'm always looking out for things in a different genre, or a different sort of character.

- Jim Broadbent

Life Great My Life

I never was a great Thatcher fan, and it wasn't a sad day in my life when she resigned.

- Jim Broadbent

Better Other Idea

Other people have a much better idea of what I might do than I.

- Jim Broadbent

Human Being Image Other

When you research someone, you actually get beyond your own preconceptions and become aware of the human being other than the image. You become empathetic and sympathetic in turn.

- Jim Broadbent

World Place Would

The world would be a duller place without Moulin Rouge.

- Jim Broadbent

Reveal Lives Films

The films I enjoy seeing are those that reveal lives I was unaware of... in different cultures or whatever.

- Jim Broadbent

Ridiculous About Sounds

It's fatal to talk about acting. It sounds faintly ridiculous if you start analysing it.

- Jim Broadbent

All Day Angst Else

You can't be angsty all day or else it becomes a sort of pale angst.

- Jim Broadbent

Life Lucky Without

I like being able to go to the supermarket and go on the Tube and have an ordinary domestic life. I'd hate to have to protect myself. I'm quite lucky that I can carry on without any intrusions. I don't get given a hard time by anyone.

- Jim Broadbent