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Olivier Martinez

French,  Actor
Total Quotes : 26
Movies Hollywood Very

But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC.

- Olivier Martinez

Always Foreigner

I'll always be a foreigner.

- Olivier Martinez

My Own Need More

And what's more I've got no need for anyone to tell me how to do it. I am not interested. You act how you want to and leave me alone to do my own thing.

- Olivier Martinez

Other Movie Bodyguard

I'm not a movie star like other actors in the way that I need to walk with a bodyguard.

- Olivier Martinez

Thought Like Very

Also, I have found that I really like to work in English. It's very strange because it's exactly the opposite of what I thought it would be like.

- Olivier Martinez

Maybe Very Almost

But when you work with the director and the real person who is playing opposite you, it changes everything. You are almost in a working session. I was very comfortable, and that's maybe what helped me to get the part.

- Olivier Martinez

Sometimes General About

Sometimes you have to laugh about what gets published; sometimes it's annoying, but in general I don't care.

- Olivier Martinez

Better Stand Longer

The longer you stand with people, the better it becomes.

- Olivier Martinez

Feel More Restricted

I don't feel restricted by the language: I feel more free.

- Olivier Martinez

Year How Discovered

I played a scene at the end of my first year, and that's how I was discovered.

- Olivier Martinez

Been Works Saw

The first time Adrian saw me was on tape. But you should know that this never works - never in the history of movies has someone been cast from a video.

- Olivier Martinez

Think Expecting Otherwise

And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker.

- Olivier Martinez

Sometimes Here Very

People sometimes recognize me here, but they are very nice.

- Olivier Martinez

World Too Late Always

I always say I was born too late in the world, too old.

- Olivier Martinez

Compare Profession Boxer

If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of the best boxers in the profession. But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.

- Olivier Martinez

Paris Born Working Class

I was born and raised in a suburb of Paris by a working-class family.

- Olivier Martinez

Africa Big Very

My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We're from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers.

- Olivier Martinez

Star Movie Otherwise

Otherwise, to be a movie star, it's a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can't do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don't want it.

- Olivier Martinez

Big Deal Very

I see my friends, my family, my cousins work all day long for very little money, and if I have this problem of not being able to wall on the streets, it's not a big deal.

- Olivier Martinez

Ring Away Smells

There are two smells that I can recognize right away. The smell of the boxing ring and the smell of a garage. That's where I grew up. I can recognize these places with my eyes closed.

- Olivier Martinez