Sissy Spacek

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Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek

“I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value.”More Sissy Spacek [01/18/2007 12:01:00]
“I didn't worry about leaving the fast lane - I was just so consumed with my baby that it seemed like the right thing to do. I never felt like I left New York, though. If you've lived in a place and loved it, you never feel like you left it.”More Sissy Spacek [01/18/2007 12:01:00]
“You don't forget the movies, but you forget the details of them.”More Sissy Spacek [01/18/2007 12:01:00]
“He is just fantastic. As Ruth Fowler, I had to hate him while we were filming. And when I saw the film, I had such empathy for him.”More Sissy Spacek [01/18/2007 12:01:00]
“[But it's the senior actors who remember what 1962 and bomb shelters were like.] We talked about (having a bomb shelter), ... My dad marked it off in the backyard, but we were in too wet an area so it became a water-filled fort.”More Sissy Spacek [01/18/2007 12:01:00]
Our perception of celebrities in Hollywood is not the reality. The reality of our lives is so much like everyone else's life. We have family members we love, everyone gets up in the morning, they have three meals a day and they go about their business.More Sissy Spacek [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
There's a real danger in trying to stay king of the mountain. You stop taking risks, you stop being as creative, because you're trying to maintain a position. Apart from anything else that really takes the fun out of it.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I started out in independent films in the early '70s, we did everything for the love of art. It wasn't about money and stardom. That was what we were reacting against. You'd die before you'd be bought.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fame sweeps you away. I had to go home every six months to remember who I am.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm a fool for a good role in a creative piece where there are really such talented writers and wonderful actors.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've not had a mean life.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's a whole other way of working when you work in films: You know exactly the arc of your character.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My parents were devoted. Civic minded. We had family counsels. Three of us children against two of them. We lived a 'Leave It to Beaver' time.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The name Sissy came because my brothers called me that.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, I don't know what the future will bring, but I'm ready for whatever comes!More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I had no fear 'cause it seemed everyone in the audience always applauded whatever I did. Course, maybe it was because I always seemed to know everyone in the audience.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I lived an idyllic 'Huckleberry Finn' life in a tiny town. Climbing trees. Tagging after brothers. Happy. Barefoot on my pony. It was 'To Kill a Mockingbird'-esque.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wanted to put all my family stories down for my girls, and I remember everything so vividly. I just wanted to put everything down while I still can remember it all.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I hadn't left Texas, I might not have met the director Terrence Malick, and I wouldn't have met my husband and I wouldn't have had the children that I've had. Life is interesting like that.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most things in my life I had before leaving home. Values, support, great family. I was shaped at an early age. A musician playing guitar, I wanted to be a folk singer.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our perception of celebrities in Hollywood is not the reality. The reality of our lives is so much like everyone else's life. We have family members we love, everyone gets up in the morning, they have three meals a day and they go about their business.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Texas is just so rich with characters. Women who live alone in a little house on a thousand acres with nothing but cattle and a pickup truck. And an airplane.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I listened to that voice inside me-... Everyone has an inner voice; you just have to listen to it and trust it in order to be led by it. I did that, and it gave me the ability to live a life that's true to who I am and what I really wanted.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You shouldn't change what you are in the search for success.More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, your career is just your career; your life is your life!More Sissy Spacek [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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