Whatever labels are being pinned on me have nothing to do with me.
What's the classical moment that every actor or actress deals with A tragic thing. They get that blank, faraway look in their eyes. But in life, it's not that way.
Ultimately, it's a pretty confusing moment.
There's been a boiling down of real emotion into a set pattern instead of individualism.
The whole Indian thing, I always say it's really the American holocaust. It's something we need to look at.
The Native American side was tragic. It's just unbelievable what has happened to them.
People said, That's great for your career, but what have you done I kept feeling I had to defend myself.
I'm not the most talkative guy in the world.
I would take William H. Macy as a teacher any day of the week. He's incredible. He's got a lot of hard-earned experience.
I was nicknamed Skeeter in Little League because I was small and fast, like a mosquito flying across the outfield.
I think you have to refill the well at some point.
I think when someone becomes an actor, people say, Aw, you could see it in him when he was little. But I think you can see that quality in every little kid.
I think people could justify labeling me if they saw a pattern in what I do, but right now that's impossible.
I think I'm extremely vulnerable and that in some ways I seek out rejection. Never feeling like you're getting that pat on the back from dad is probably at the heart of that.
I love feedback, I like to know when I hit something. Usually you know yourself, but you like to see that smile on the director's face.
I had gone to school to study marine biology.
I grew up in a small farming town called Concord, outside Charlotte in North Carolina.
I get to play a killer next.
I feel like I want to crawl out of my skin, especially when people start questioning me.
I don't use the techniques I learned at NYU much anymore.
I didn't even go to my prom. I didn't have one date in high school.
Everyone's really lazy in L.A.
Everybody else has been seen, been proven.
As an actor, you want to keep your demons to some extent, but you also have to exorcise them so you can use them instead of them using you.
I'm an actor, coming from New York theater.