Vincent D'Onofrio Quotes
Born: June 30, 1959
My 22-year-old [son] can see everything I've done, but my 15-year-old hasn't been able to see anything, at all. But yeah, I hope I'm a super cool dad.
Everybody's motivation comes from the core of who they are.
I've never played a master thief. And I think I am one.
When I was younger, it was about doing something that made me nervous. Now, it's for many different reasons. I've had the opportunity to have fun. I don't know why that is, but I like it.
So, it's always different. Some stuff, you want to do because it's a part that you've never played. It's always for story. Sometimes there's a story that you really dig, but there's no part that you're interested in. Sometimes you read a story and you say, 'I could do that. I've never done that before. I could do play that part.'
They [Marvel] don't tell you. You never know with them. They have their world, but they don't like to spoil anything, so nobody knows until it's set in stone. You don't know. I actually don't know what they have in store for Wilson Fisk, or my Wilson Fisk, I should say.
No, I knew when I was doing theater in New York that this was what I was supposed to be doing.
People who are extremely inside their head, like he was, are caught in a neurosis that goes round and round. Then something will hook them and take them to their end and they can't control it.
My partner Dan Ireland wants me to direct, and I read a lot of scripts - some good enough that I could see myself. But then it's like, so what? Who cares? Let someone else direct it.
Then I did Mystic Pizza, just to do something I wasn't fat in.
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
This haunting idea of becoming a celebrity doesn't settle well with me at all.
What kind of recognition do I deserve? I don't deserve any recognition.
When you're a child you're able to assimilate so easily into any situation. You even start talking like the people you're around. I wasn't conscious that I was so good at that until I started to truly feel like an actor.
The most fun you can possibly have as an actor is to walk that line between what's real and what's interesting.
Our show is different, because it's not about law and order, it's about psychology, the intent of somebody.
The minute you start feeling like you've got it down, you know what you're doing, you're dead in the water.
Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it's really hard to have full control of your character.
When you are a character actor they trust you will go in and give them a full character and leave.
So a failed movie is not going to ruin my career.