Frank Langella quotes

Born
January 1, 1938, Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Frank Langella is an American actor.

All of our health is basically genetics.
– Frank Langella

One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage.
– Frank Langella

Getting old is not for sissies, kid.
– Frank Langella

There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn’t be any taboos in bed.
– Frank Langella

There is no right in acting.
– Frank Langella

I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
– Frank Langella

It’s my job to try to communicate with as little showiness as possible. I was a really showy actor as a young man.
– Frank Langella

Revelations come when you’re in the thick of it, pitting yourself up against something larger than yourself.
– Frank Langella

If you’re lucky as you get older, you respect the craft and it becomes a skill.
– Frank Langella

The best kind of kinky sex is to have kinky sex with your wife or husband, the person you love.
– Frank Langella

I’m hardly a saint.
– Frank Langella

As a matter of fact, I rarely ever play myself.
– Frank Langella

Absolutely. I can produce. I can write. I can direct.
– Frank Langella

You can only lead by example.
– Frank Langella

It’s a living, breathing thing, acting.
– Frank Langella

I always choose to do the thing that scares me.
– Frank Langella

I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes bring me to my knees in self-hatred.
– Frank Langella

I’m a firm believer in absolute honesty.
– Frank Langella

However, I don’t by any means suggest that I’m always playing myself.
– Frank Langella

It’s interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn’t going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting.
– Frank Langella

I just feel that no matter what comes in a career – and mine has been all over the map – you must stay at the table, pick up the cards you’re dealt and play them.
– Frank Langella

Physical qualities don’t really matter much.
– Frank Langella

Intelligence is enormously sexy.
– Frank Langella

But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting.
– Frank Langella

We do most of what we do out of our sexual energy and our sexual needs.
– Frank Langella

You start acting in spite of your neuroses, not because of them.
– Frank Langella

I’d always felt a man should marry later in life.
– Frank Langella

Each of us needs something – food, liquor, pot, whatever – to help us survive. Dracula needs blood.
– Frank Langella

And the test for any actor is whether you stay at the table or go away.
– Frank Langella

But I firmly believe that you can’t be emotionally free until you are emotionally committed.
– Frank Langella

Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise.
– Frank Langella

I always signed autographs when I could and always stayed and chatted with them when I could.
– Frank Langella

I watch actors destroy themselves by trying to get it right.
– Frank Langella

My body of work means nothing to me.
– Frank Langella