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I am always saying, ‘I don’t believe in God; I believe in Al Pacino.’ And that’s true. If I ever get a phone call saying ‘Would you like to work with Al Pacino?’ I would go crazy.
I mean everyone, from Al Pacino to Murphy Guyer, are phenomenal actors.
I have grown up watching Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan and the likes. These are actors who have changed with time. They have no shelf-life. They have immortalised themselves because they have evolved with time.
I grew up watching Marlon Brando, Christopher Walken, Robert de Niro, and Al Pacino and even Robert Duvall and was impressed by their caliber of work.
Although it’s depressing to admit this, more than a handful of post-‘Donnie Brasco’ Al Pacino roles would have been better served by Steve Buscemi.
When I was young, ‘Scarface’ was my favorite film. Al Pacino is my hero. I want to work with him.
I love the early films of Al Pacino – ‘Scarface,’ ‘Serpico’ – and I love many science-fiction films.
I was born in Dallas; then I moved to Allen, Texas. But then I got sent to boarding school, where I started to get fascinated with actors like Al Pacino.
I guess ‘Scarface’ was the Cuban Al Pacino.
But I’m not as bad as Al Pacino – he doesn’t even know what month it is half the time when he’s working.
There are so many people I would love to work with, like Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Gary Oldman – maybe Tom Cruise. I wanna play his brother in something – so call my agent!
Roles constantly have to be redefined in any form of entertainment. Look back at the gangster pics of the 1930s and 1940s and the way James Cagney or Humphrey Bogart would play the part. These roles were redefined in the 1970s by Al Pacino and Rober DeNiro. And again in the 1990s by Gary Oldman and Anthony Hopkins.
Al Pacino, De Niro, Daniel Day Lewis – they’re the best out there because everything they do comes from a very honest place.
You might see Al Pacino at the grocers, but you would never go up to him and say, ‘Oh my God, you’re Al Pacino.’
I always wanted to be an actor, but my top three favorite actors of all time are Al Pacino, James Dean and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
I’ve always said I don’t believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino.
I like ‘The Usual Suspects’. Great film. I also like ‘Scarface’, films like that. Lots of gangster films. I really like watching all kinds of films, dramas, romance. I’ll watch comedies. I like Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle. I’d like to meet them.
I couldn’t believe when I first got a fan letter from Al Pacino, it was unreal.
Working with Al Pacino was an amazing experience. He’s such an amazing guy. He’s an incredible performer and actor – and, aside from that, just a generous human being.
I was doing a play out in L.A. 20-some-odd years ago called ‘Goose and Tomtom’ by David Rabe, and somebody saw it and the next thing I know I’m doing the table read of the film version of ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ with Al Pacino and Jack Lemmon – one of the great films of our generation.
Mature roles full of substance the kind played by Robert De Niro and Al Pacino – my favourite actors – is what I want to do.
It’s no stretch to picture me standing next to Al Pacino or Robert De Niro. Those are ethnic New York men. I’m an ethnic New York girl. Everybody has their limitations. I mean, I should never be cast as Queen Elizabeth.
Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay and Al Pacino made me want to act. I’ve always been interested in men with a vulnerable side.
I can’t wait to meet Steven Spielberg or Al Pacino again so I can say, ‘I have to tell you how you know me. You know me because I am the worst actor in the world.’
I love Al Pacino.
I’ve always wanted to work with my friend Al Pacino.
I wanted to be Dustin Hoffman or Robert De Niro or Al Pacino. I thought I was going to be a dramatic actor, but comedy sort of started out first, and I was like, ‘Maybe I’ll find some more drama later on in my career.’
I look up to actors. I look up to Robert DeNiro, I look up to Johnny Depp, I look up to Al Pacino, I look up to run-of-the-mill really good actors. I love watching movies, and I love watching other actors and learning from them.
Al Pacino never looks like he’s being filmed.
People ask me over and over how is it that I work with stars. How do you work with Barbra Streisand, with Paul Newman, with Al Pacino, with Sally Field, Jane Fonda, you work with all these people. Isn’t this a problem? And it isn’t a problem at all. It’s terrific. It’s great fun. And I don’t know what the answer is.
I wouldn’t be able to act like Al Pacino or play the piano like Dr. John, But I could probably act better than Dr. John and play the piano better than Al Pacino.
The great thing about Satan is it’s kind of like Hamlet. Everyone puts their own signature on it in a way, whether it’s Al Pacino or little old me.
I saw Al Pacino on the street once. That made me very nervous.