Quotes with actor
I'm no Matt Damon, my goal was to be a character actor. I never thought I would get leads the way that I've been able to in the past two years.
Because I'm the only actor who ever killed John Wayne in a picture, producers have pegged me for a villain.
Some people approach acting with all these things in their head, making it more complicated than it needs to be, way too cerebral. I don't want to know that an actor lived in a cave for 12 days so that he could prepare for a part.
Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
I take theatre seriously and I am primarily a stage actor and every now and again a movie comes along and I'm happy to do it if the part's good. It just so happened that the one that came along for me was the biggest series of movies of all time.
Interview with The Guardian, published November 7, 2005
It's great to be black in Hollywood. When a black actor does something, it seems new and different just by virtue of the fact that he's black.