Guy Pearce quotes

Born
5 October 1967, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.

Occupation
Actor.

Guy Pearce is an English-born Australian actor.

I’ve been asked to do action-oriented movies in the past and they just haven’t been right for me.
– Guy Pearce

I just can’t talk about things before I do them, because just for me… I give energy away before I’ve put energy into the job.
– Guy Pearce

I don’t feel I’m making a conscious effort to go more commercial.
– Guy Pearce

I never really enjoyed the fame stuff.
– Guy Pearce

I grew up with such an affinity to cats. I adore the way that they think and operate.
– Guy Pearce

Having a partner who has nothing to do with Hollywood helps keep things in perspective.
– Guy Pearce

Well, I never wear shoes at home. Never.
– Guy Pearce

Success comes in waves.
– Guy Pearce

I grew up doing musicals. I’ve done so many musicals in my life, I kind of got them out of my system. But, I certainly would be open to them. Rocky Horror Show is a big favorite of mine.
– Guy Pearce

I don’t enjoy movies in 3D. I find I can’t engage with the story as well.
– Guy Pearce

The thrill of coming home has never changed.
– Guy Pearce

I am geared towards communicating on a female level.
– Guy Pearce

When I go to a movie, I’m always thrilled if I’ve seen an actor do something and I didn’t realize until the end of the movie that that was that person. I love that.
– Guy Pearce

If I’m exhausted, physically and particularly emotionally, I can’t tell what’s good and I can’t tell what’s bad and I’m useless.
– Guy Pearce

On stage, you’ve got dialogue you’ve learned. You’ve got a paying audience. It couldn’t be better, you know?
– Guy Pearce

I’m never there enough to really keep up with what’s going on in the Australian film industry. I just try and be part of it as much as I can.
– Guy Pearce

Comic-strip stuff isn’t really my cup of tea, really.
– Guy Pearce

I think a lot of actors take on fun roles and then they’re lazy or flippant with them. I just can’t do that.
– Guy Pearce

The majority of people who join law enforcement are doing it for good, moral reasons, but then there are the few who get through, where you go, ‘Whoa, hold on a second. What’s this guy doing here?’
– Guy Pearce

I’m interested in the psychological exploration of human nature, and it just happens to come in the form of film-making.
– Guy Pearce

I’ll have a different answer tomorrow that I do today.
– Guy Pearce

I went through a period where I just wanted to punch everybody. Since then, I’ve had a lot of therapy and I’ve figured a lot of things out.
– Guy Pearce

I don’t have many friends.
– Guy Pearce

Working on films where the money’s more important than the creativity, I just get a bit freaked out by that. I just don’t feel comfortable.
– Guy Pearce

Growing up, I was a kid pretending to be an adult.
– Guy Pearce

I don’t believe in God, but the thing I do believe in is that we’re all connected.
– Guy Pearce

The thing I’ve come to learn is that what’s great about small independent films is the intimacy and the communication that occurs when you’re making them.
– Guy Pearce

Where do you even draw the line between genres?
– Guy Pearce

My problem is I’m an addictive personality. I can’t have one coffee. I can’t eat one piece of chocolate.
– Guy Pearce

A lot of people are going to hate me for saying this, but one of my least favorite kinds of music, or the kind of music that I feel I’ve so got out of my system, is musicals music.
– Guy Pearce

You never say never, but I don’t think I’d want to do a long-running series.
– Guy Pearce

You work on things and you have such faith in them while you’re making them that everything feels special – in a way.
– Guy Pearce

Men often still expect women to be under their thumb.
– Guy Pearce

I think when people are repressing things, or burying things, that can manifest in all sorts of ways.
– Guy Pearce

I’m constantly trying to be as original as I can.
– Guy Pearce