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Memorable Quotes by Alan Tudyk

I loved cartoons as a kid, and so many funny moments in animation for me are nonverbal sounds, unarticulated mouth noise.
Alan Tudyk
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I got the Clarence Durbin Award, the Equity Award - which is cool because it has a cash prize which is cooler than a trophy, especially when you're a struggling actor, and you can't pay rent.
Alan Tudyk
That's the great thing about Comic Con - people are so accepting of one another.
Alan Tudyk
Some films, you're lucky enough to get some rehearsal, which is just basic going through the scene, and, 'These are my questions, and this is what I'm trying to achieve,' and you work things out, and maybe a few line changes here or there.
Alan Tudyk
I don't get dressed up as the character to go audition.
Alan Tudyk
A lot of film acting is about being casual.
Alan Tudyk
I don't have any set things that I'm looking for, like, 'I've done this now I want to do this,' kind of thing. Just read the material, if it appeals, if it makes me laugh: like, 'Death at a Funeral' made me laugh out loud.
Alan Tudyk
Noah's daughter is different from the girls of 'Suburgatory.' She goes to Brown, so she's in college, and she's very smart. And his wife is very much a very strong woman. She's certainly in charge at his house. She's Dallas's polar opposite.
Alan Tudyk
Reading is a heady thing. You can be into the action of someone's thoughts and take a whole trip down someone's ruminations while seconds tick by in the world that they're in, but you can't really do that in film.
Alan Tudyk
Hollywood comedy has gotten really silly and absurd, and I like that.
Alan Tudyk
What's casual for a robot isn't necessarily what's casual for a human.
Alan Tudyk
If you're playing a character who says whatever he wants, I felt free to say whatever I wanted on set.
Alan Tudyk
Vince Vaughn is a master improviser.
Alan Tudyk
I'm very interested in any script that makes me laugh.
Alan Tudyk
When you're seven feet tall on set, people give you respect.
Alan Tudyk
I would love to work with Joss Whedon again.
Alan Tudyk
'We need a guy who plays dodge ball and thinks he's a pirate - get me Alan Tudyk on the phone!' Those are the jobs I do.
Alan Tudyk
I think I once went three or four years without doing a play, and I almost lost my mind, then I came back and did 'Spamalot.'
Alan Tudyk
I never made it on 'Castle.' I tried a few times, so I don't know, but it never worked out.
Alan Tudyk
I'm not a big horror movie fan. I am afraid of them; they scare me.
Alan Tudyk
I had a role in 'DodgeBall,' where I played a pirate who played dodge ball. I'd say 80 to 90 percent of my lines were 'Garrr' or 'Arghh.' And it was all about what the quality of your 'Grr-arr' was.
Alan Tudyk
I would say there's about 10 people who know that, that my car was called 'Old Sock.'
Alan Tudyk
I'm a geeky actor, in the way that I like the craft of acting.
Alan Tudyk
I did a stint on 'Dollhouse,' and prior to my stint on 'Dollhouse,' I had no plans to be working with Joss Whedon until he said, 'Hey, do you want to do this?' When he calls, I'll pick up the phone, and that's how that works.
Alan Tudyk
I'd much rather play Batman's cousin than Batman. That's more of my speed.
Alan Tudyk
If you've gone to a sci-fi convention, you've only seen half of it. 'Con Man' delivers what convention 'all-access' passes have only promised in the past.
Alan Tudyk
I'm very interested in Comedia dell'Arte.
Alan Tudyk
When 'Firefly' was canceled, we had just a few other places to shop it to - to take it over... And all of them had reasons why they couldn't do it that time.
Alan Tudyk
I really like stuff that makes people laugh.
Alan Tudyk
I don't wear jewelry, as a man.
Alan Tudyk
I guess I'm attracted to things that are fun. I guess what is fun about this role in 'Suburgatory' is that there's a lot of room to play around.
Alan Tudyk
I trained as a stage actor and was given a lot of technical tools to play with.
Alan Tudyk
It was fun working with Will Smith; it was fun working with Alex Proyas, who is another sci-fi guy with 'Dark City.'
Alan Tudyk
I can tan. I get tannish. It's not really tan, it's tannish. That kind of color.
Alan Tudyk
If something makes me laugh really hard, it sticks in my head or my heart or somewhere inside me.
Alan Tudyk
The swine flu is evolution, isn't it? In a way, it's an evolution of flu.
Alan Tudyk
I loved 'District 9.'
Alan Tudyk
Whedon changed my life.
Alan Tudyk
I was really happy with how 'Rogue One' came out.
Alan Tudyk
Once you're in a musical, there is a huge opportunity for that, singing and dancing, 'Aha!' and 'Tada' at the end of the numbers; but it's a different kind of discipline you have to go through to maintain that kind of performance.
Alan Tudyk
I'd love to work with Jed Whedon on 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'
Alan Tudyk
It was a different job in that, because it's a 'Star Wars' movie and I'm a droid in a 'Star Wars' movie, people have a reverence for those characters that have come before me.
Alan Tudyk
I'm not so certain in life.
Alan Tudyk
If you go back and watch the original 'V,' you're like, 'Oh, I thought this was great. It kind of looks really cheesy.'
Alan Tudyk
I'm just thinking I'm just like a normal actor who gets scripts, and I read them, and... if I enjoy reading them, then that's what's exciting, then I get excited about the audition or the project itself.
Alan Tudyk
As an actor, you don't want to say, 'I'm going to be loud and big.' Because that looks awful; that looks fake.
Alan Tudyk
I certainly don't understand Fox's decision-making process.
Alan Tudyk
You know those people in life who are a bit eccentric and larger than life or a bit odd? That their realm of possibility around them is larger than somebody who's called normal? What's normal for an oddball? They could start screaming in public. That's fun to play.
Alan Tudyk