Adam Driver quotes

Born
November 19, 1983, San Diego, California, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Adam Driver is an American actor.

There’s such an emphasis on having a character be likable. I don’t think it would be helpful if I worried about that. I mean, not everyone’s likable.
– Adam Driver

I have this really big face.
– Adam Driver

Yeah, September 11 happened and all my friends were like, ‘Let’s join the military!’ and I was the only one who actually did.
– Adam Driver

I’m one of those crazy people, if I’m watching the trailer for a movie and I’m really excited by it, I’ll turn it off because I don’t want to know anything. I want to be surprised because I love that more than knowing anything.
– Adam Driver

Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people.
– Adam Driver

Even on your hiatus, you feel like you need to keep the character in the back of your brain.
– Adam Driver

I can tell more about my weaknesses than my strengths.
– Adam Driver

I’m like a sight gag.
– Adam Driver

In the military, you learn the essence of people. You see so many examples of self-sacrifice and moral courage. In the rest of life, you don’t get that many opportunities to be sure of your friends.
– Adam Driver

I have a control problem. I hate the feeling of not being in control.
– Adam Driver

It’s hard to kill that father-son bond.
– Adam Driver

I don’t understand technology, and I’m very scared of it.
– Adam Driver

For me, becoming a man had a lot to do with learning communication, and I learned about that by acting.
– Adam Driver

Interesting things always come from being really exhausted and really sick.
– Adam Driver

The Marine Corps is some of the best acting training you could have. Having that responsibility for people’s lives, suddenly time becomes a really valuable commodity and you want to make the most of it. And for acting, you just have to do the work, just keep doing it.
– Adam Driver

I think it’s good to live an artful life.
– Adam Driver

I’m conflicted with theater in the city because you want to reach a diverse audience, and that audience doesn’t typically go to the theater.
– Adam Driver

I feel like I’ll never get over red carpets. They’re so bizarre and awkward.
– Adam Driver

I was in a mountain biking accident and broke my sternum about three months before my unit was supposed to deploy to Iraq, and it’s such a close-knit community that the idea of not getting to go is hugely jarring, so I tried to get put back in training and wound up injuring it worse.
– Adam Driver