I had been thinking for a while about how bored and tired I was of playing straight-down-the-middle everymanish characters that have what I call white guy problems. And I missed playing characters who lacked dignity and more importantly, lacked social skills.— Justin Long
The most dreamy Justin Long quotes that will inspire your inner self
I would feel so guilty about lying that I would try to stress myself out and work up a headache so I wouldn't have the guilt of not having a bit of the symptom.
I look like a geeky hacker, but I don't know anything about computers.
As I've gotten older and seen people around me evolving and moving on with life, I just have a stronger sense of my own mortality and time itself becomes more precious. I don't want to spend this precious and limited time on things that don't necessarily bring me happiness.
Guys like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sam Rockwell are the guys I look up to and have the kind of career Id like to emulate.
I just didn't like going to school.
Nine out of 10 people who recognize me recognize me from the commercials.
It's so easy to misuse social media as a dating tool.
I think it can be useful but it's scary when you think about who can access this information and what they're doing with it.
I love doing voiceover work. I started doing voiceover work when I had just dropped out of school, and the first few professional jobs I got were plays, but then I started making money doing voice-overs.
I always wanted to play the boyfriends of doomed girls.
I loved the idea of doing impressions and mimicking and playing around with the spectrum of your own voice. That's what I enjoy most about doing voiceovers. You can be completely unconscious with the rest of your body and just concentrate on doing something with your voice, creating an entire character with your voice.
When you hear a famous voice, sometimes that takes me out of the movie.
That got thrown out of court are what got me thrown out of school.
I've always been proud of the fact that I can hold it together and I rarely break. It's a point of pride for me.
People who haven't done commercials, don't appreciate how hard it is.
I loved 'Junebug.' It was one of my favorite films, my favorite type of film.
If you can measure success in this business based on happiness alone I feel like I've hit the lottery.
I've never been that technologically savvy, my friends are actually amused by how infrequently I use computers.
Aside from my love of animation, as an actor I like the total lack of vanity in terms of not having to worry at all about your appearance. You don't have to deal with hair or makeup or wardrobe.
I have such thin skin, so I make a concerted effort to avoid reading anything about myself.
What I enjoy most about doing voiceovers is that you can be completely unconscious with the rest of your body and just concentrate on doing something with your voice, creating an entire character with your voice.
So I made a request. I said to the writers, I have a minor request that I just want to play a loser.
The Britney Spears movie was just fun and light, but let's talk about that in a few months.
If I had been egotistical about the movies, I have been brought back to earth.
I did as many takes as I could, naked from the waist down, .
.. If I was framed from anywhere above the waist, I would always just like to hang it out.
I loved the opportunity to just transform my voice.
I loved the idea of doing impressions and mimicking and playing around with the spectrum of your own voice. That's what I enjoy most about doing voice-overs.
It's definitely surreal to watch yourself in a movie.
I really hated school and so I just wanted to stay home and watch 'I Love Lucy' and watch the movies that inspired me to the point where we are sitting here.