We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Josh Holloway Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I like to shoot from the hip.
Working in TV, we’re in people’s living rooms, and everyone has a different relationship to it than with movies. You’re there every week; they feel like they know you. They call you by name, and it trips you up.
I’m an outdoorsman kind of person, so I don’t like the buzz of the crowd, crowd, crowd and all that so much. I mean I don’t mind it, but I don’t seek it out.
I like a woman who’s not afraid to be sweet.
Years and years ago, I sang at a blues bar with a band behind me. It was with my friend, my guitar teacher at the time. I took some sporadic lessons.
Fortunately and unfortunately, people don’t see me as a character actor. They see me as a leading man or nothing, which makes it really hard to get work.
I did seven indies because the independent market used to be a lot better before all the stars were doing independents. As a beginning actor, that’s where you started.
I get to actually experience what it would be like to be a psycho, which is not a fun one, or to be a cowboy, or to be a weird character of some sort. For me, it suits me. It suits my personality. I’m an emotional kind of person anyway.
Remember Star Trek? They’re on this huge ship and they’ve got all these people, right? But you only see them, maybe they go on some mission and one of them gets killed.
I’m not clique-y.
TV tends to try and fit everyone into a TV mold.
I have three brothers; we’ve been playing James Bond forever.
My father’s a fanatic for national parks, and every childhood trip was pretty much to national parks.
Even in the middle of tragedy, we find moments of humor, moments of tenderness, of simple happiness.
All my brothers were skinny with a gut. Bone-thin with a bit of a pooch. That’s what I fight against.
I love mysteries – just in an old school way.
I wanted to do everything. I wanted to be a pilot. I wanted to be a secret agent. I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor, all that. So I related that through movies and stuff.
I know that the work is good and they’re excited over at ABC and Disney and it’s getting some really good feedback. It’s not just a little, insignificant kind of role. It’s meaty, which is good.
Being Southern and being the guy I’ve been all my life, I’ve lived more on the lighter side of life. I have a dark side, but that’s not where I come from. A lot of artists like to come from that.
It’s the oldest story in human existence. We’ve colonized someone or been colonized throughout human history. It’s amazing how fast we comply and try to get a life out of that.
I love food. I love drink. I love that social thing.
When our minds as people normally starts to wrap around things, we start to attach all these ideas to it that really aren’t that necessary to the core of it, if you just experience it and kind of go through it.
I go to sleep before 10 on a Saturday night.
I want to stay in Hawaii a little while. I’m kind of liking it over there.
I grew up on a dirt road with brothers.
We’re actually doing something scripted that’s totally, you know, we kind of know what’s going on, however, we’re having to live life and death as the art.
I was doing a lot of boxing through ‘Lost,’ thrashing a bag at least three days a week. If I had shirtless scenes, I’d do it six days a week.
There’s definitely an intense anger that I have inside, and I don’t know where it came from. I’ve had it all my life. My mom was always like, ‘You’re going to end up in jail with that temper!’
As an actor, it seems like we’re always trying to get a job, so when you actually have a job, it’s just amazing to get to work on your art on a daily basis and do what you love.
At 18, I took a Greyhound bus to New York City, and then I was in city after city, so I was just dying to get to the country. Everywhere I’d go, I’d just shoot out to a national park somewhere and reconnect.