My Favorite Quotes
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 Tom Berenger - “You realize just how long you've been away when you get home and start dialing 8 out of habit so you can get access to local calls.”
 Tom Berenger - “You can't think that you're playing a villain, or you'll end up with a cartoon. You have to think about him as a person and a hero.”
 Tom Berenger - “To people outside, they think, Gee, that's great. You get to go here and there. The other side of that is our expression, This is location, not vacation.”
 Tom Berenger - “This is all new to me, these re-releases. I don't know how these things do. I don't know if it will be people who saw it originally or young people.”
 Tom Berenger - “There's a hysterical, tired sense of humor that comes after working 14 hours a day, six days a week. I like those things because they take the pressure off the constant stress.”
 Tom Berenger - “The Big Chill is one of those things that everybody can identify with. Between eight characters, they can pick somebody who's somewhat like them.”
 Tom Berenger - “Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play they're not always tough.”
 Tom Berenger - “Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot, plus a week of training. The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon. Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal.”
 Tom Berenger - “Most of what gets made now, you laugh your way through, go home and forget you've seen it.”
 Tom Berenger - “LA is a toilet. That dog and pony show.”
 Tom Berenger - “It was TNT's biggest hit. It did better than Gettysburg, which surprised me a little bit. I guess it was the biggest hit in cable TV historically.”
 Tom Berenger - “In this industry, the new owners prefer to kill anything they weren't responsible for.”
 Tom Berenger - “I've done about six comedies. Oddly enough, the script came to me from one of the guys in Platoon.”
 Tom Berenger - “I remember seeing Bill Hurt in New York once. I talked to him on the phone around 1988 and that's about it. I was shooting in New York and somebody said Glenn Close came by the set.”
 Tom Berenger - “I like playing flawed characters, people who aren't perfect.”
 Tom Berenger - “I guess if I weren't an actor, I'd be a history professor.”
 Tom Berenger - “I got to talking to an old actor, and he had a bunch of stories about the Rough Riders.”
 Tom Berenger - “I don't think a director should have any kids. I don't even think it's good for your physical health. Even guys in their 30s look exhausted because directors never get enough sleep. What I do is stressful enough.”
 Tom Berenger - “I didn't know how to go about preparing for the part of someone who can't remember who he is. The frustration angle is written in, but there's also this incredible passive state.”
 Tom Berenger - “I came in on the tail end of the old school of Hollywood.”
 Tom Berenger - “Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be.”
 Tom Berenger - “Around mid-life everyone goes maniac a little bit.”
 Tom Berenger - “While I was doing these plays in the beginning, I wasn't getting paid. I thought of it more as a hobby. Then I realized how seriously a lot of these people took what they were doing.”
 Tom Berenger - “I was kind of confused. I thought, Well, if I get drafted, I'll go. Everybody was very concerned with it. I had friends who went. Some that came back and some that didn't.”
 Tom Berenger - “I'm probably satisfied with my career 80 percent of the time.”

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