Gene Wilder

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Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior. Most great comics are doing such silly things; you'd say, 'That's what a child would do.'More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:49]
Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved for who they really were and not for what they could do - sing, dance, joke about - then they take that as love.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:53]
And in 'Frisco Kid' and in 'The Woman in Red' I had to ride badly. Then you have to really ride well in order to ride badly.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:57]
Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:16]
I don't mean to sound - I don't want it to come out funny, but I don't like show business. I love - I love acting in films. I love it.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:20]
I love the art of acting, and I love film, because you always have anther chance if you want it. You know, if we - if this isn't going well, you can't say - well, you could say - let's stop. Let's start over again, Gene, because you were too nervous.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:24]
I never thought of it as God. I didn't know what to call it. I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon, even if you call it by another name, that drives them.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:35]
I wanted to do - there was this film called 'Magic' that Anthony Hopkins did. And the director wanted me. The writer wanted me. Joe Levine said no, I don't want any comedians in this.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:38]
I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track. But yes, I don't like to get Maudlin. And I have a tendency towards it.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:43]
I'd like to do a comedy with Emma Thompson. I admire her as an actress so much. I love her. And I didn't know it until recently that her whole career started in comedy.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:50]
I'm not so funny. Gilda was funny. I'm funny on camera sometimes. In life, once in a while. Once in a while. But she was funny. She spent more time worrying about being liked than anything else.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:54]
So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong. When I feel that I'm doing that, then I snap out of it.More Gene Wilder [11/21/2011 01:11:58]
I never thought of it as God. I didn't know what to call it. I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon, even if you call it by another name, that drives them.More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If you're not gonna tell the truth, then why start talking?More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like - it's not that I want to be someone different from me, but I suppose it partly is that. I love creating a character in a fantastical situation, like Dr. Frankenstein, like Leo Bloom, a little caterpillar who blossoms into a butterfly. I love that.More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As they say in Corsica... GoodbyeMore Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Which one of us, anywhere in the world, doesn't yearn to be believed when the audience is watching?More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the physical thing you're doing is funny, you don't have to act funny while doing it...Just be real and it will be funnierMore Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.This was said by gene wilder ... what does it mean ?More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never used to believe in fate. I used to think you make your own life and then you call it fate. That's why I call it irony.More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The big catalyst was seeing my sister, when I was 11, doing a dramatic recital. When I saw her on the stage and everyone listening to her so patiently, quietly, that's all I wanted: for someone to look at me and listen to me, but in some beautiful and artistic way.More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For what we are about to see next, we must enter quietly into the realm of genius!More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The suspense is terrible. I hope it'll last.More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Where is fancy bred,
in the heart or in the head?More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!More Gene Wilder [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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