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    I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging, a sense of being special.

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  2. 9

    Dexter's a unique killer in that his father saw his dark impulses, shined a light on them, and told Dexter that he saw them, he accepted them, that Dexter is good and that he is worthy of love. And I think that's what enables him to focus his energies in this unique way.

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  3. 8

    Marriage, children-you never expect it to end in tragedy. Unless you're me.

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  4. 7

    Honestly, I think some of my family members of a certain generation were more skittish about me playing a gay character on Six Feet Under than watching me play a killer.

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  5. 6

    It's interesting to play a role where you don't really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you're not acting.

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  6. 5

    I certainly know there are people in positions of power in the business who lack imagination and, perhaps as a result of that, think of me as 'David'. But I wouldn't really want to work with those people, you know?

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  7. 4

    There are no secrets in life; just hidden truths that lie beneath the surface.

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  8. 3

    I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.

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  9. 2

    I like to think I am well-mannered. If I have the option at a breakfast place, I'll go with the grits. That's how Southern I am.

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  10. 1

    I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there's so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world.

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  11. Last Update: 25 January 2022

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