Ben Kingsley Quotes

Ben Kingsley Quotes: I've met quite a number of people in my career, but I do have an extraordinary memory. And even though they may drift into the periphery of my memory, I can bring them right back when I need them.
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Ben Kingsley Quote: My line-learning is very special. I like to learn the dialogue of the whole film before I arrive.
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Quotes about Ben Kingsley: If the director wishes to print it, then you have a series of choices, maybe millions of choices within that minute-and-a-half, or 80 seconds, or 2 minutes or however long or short the take is, you have all those choices committed to celluloid. I find that absolutely thrilling.
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Quote about Ben Kingsley: I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.
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Ben Kingsley Sayings: I'm convinced that had I not changed my name, I don't think I would have had quite the same career curve that I eventually had.
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Ben Kingsley Saying: When I choose a role it's either because I recognise the man, or that I'm very curious to know him. If I neither recognise nor know him, then it is better that I don't play him.
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Sayings about Ben Kingsley: I never went to drama school. I went straight into the theater. We had the most extraordinary voice teacher. I worked with her when I was starting out in my career. How to place my voice from a very relaxed position was all wonderfully reminiscent of going back to the basics. But I always like to do that with any role that I do, to dismantle it and put it all back together again.
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Saying about Ben Kingsley: The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.
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Ben Kingsley Quotes: I'm so dependent on reacting to the other actors on the set, and to the director. I'm very responsive. I react. And I treasure the energy that reaction gives.
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Ben Kingsley Quote: I love storytelling. If you strip all the bits away, what you'll find at the center is a storyteller. As I warm to my career and love it more, I have a sense that storytelling is healing, in many ways. You can reach an audience and heal, and by heal, I mean entertain and provoke. It's a wonderful life.
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Quotes about Ben Kingsley: I think the actor has a tribal role as the archetypal story teller. I think there was a time when the storyteller, the priest, the healer, were all one person in one body. That person used to weave stories at night around a small fire to keep the tribe from being terrified that sun had gone down.
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Quote about Ben Kingsley: The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent.
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Ben Kingsley Sayings: Shock is shock. Your body goes into shock, regardless of it being real blood or fake blood. The mind sends powerful messages to all the various glands and secretions in the body. It's impossible trying to act it; it just happens. It's a very important question: no acting.
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Ben Kingsley Saying: Working in film, if you work with great directors, you learn that after every take you must let go. Sitting with my wife at the Academy Awards, we both let the moment just go.
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Sayings about Ben Kingsley: John Lennon and Ringo Starr liked my songs. I used to write songs and they heard me sing songs on stage in London.
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Saying about Ben Kingsley: If you are a libertine, if you're not given to long-term faithful relationships, you tend to project your behavior onto everyone else. It's like the person who knows they're not trustworthy; they tend to mistrust everyone else.
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