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I actually had the opportunity to stand at the lectern in the Supreme Court and face the justices, which was really a powerful thing for me.
I’m passionate about all the things I do, really.
Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there.
‘Apocalypse Now’ was my craziest experience ever. I was 14 years old, and I’d lied about my age to get the role. I haven‘t had another film top it.
I didn’t have much of a childhood, but that’s O.K. I have a livelihood.
I was a child actor but not a child star.
As a movie star, you get good tables at restaurants.
I don’t necessarily go out and try to do something that’s going to be just something that will please the audience. I’m not interested in doing something where I get the most people to come see the movie at the same time and they get the biggest explosion. I’m not interested in that.
I learned tolerance at a very early age.
I try to stay in shape a little bit, but I don’t obsess about it.
I’m left-handed: I can think and feel at the same time. My feminine side is very highly developed.
All I know is, I’m trying to do things that are a little different whenever I can.
My vocation is I do what I do. I’m an actor; that’s what I do.
I didn’t want to be a big star. I wanted to be a really good actor.
As an actor, Coppola trained me. That was my training ground.
Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Alchemist’ means a lot to me.
Philanthropic work reminds you of everyone‘s common humanity, and that’s really the common denominator for everyone.
I think everyone is very surprised at how ‘Matrix’ has become the pop culture phenomenon that it is.
Mine were informal mentors. They were all in my working life.
Acting and philanthropy are braided together. I’ve tried to seek out things that speak not just specifically to the community that created me, but that speak in a way that’s universal and all of humanity celebrates.
My company, Cinema Gypsy, produced a podcast, ‘Bronzeville,’ in conjunction with Larenz Tate and his brothers that we’re developing into a television show. It deals with a very tight-knit African-American community in Chicago in 1947 and people who run a numbers wheel.
The commercial I did for Kia was hilarious and unexpected, so that, I think, is also another way of signaling to the audience that there’s more to me than Morpheus.
I see that I have, as part of my stock in trade, a very regal personality and carriage. I see that I have a kind of strength, a kind of command, and a kind of power that one would associated with a monarch.
What I continue to learn as a parent is to be mindful of the fact that I am responsible for being the parent that my children need me to be and not necessarily the parent I want to be.