Jason Isaacs quotes

Born
6 June 1963, Liverpool, England.

Occupation
Actor.

Jason Isaacs is an English actor.

Look, I play all these tough guys and thugs and strong, complex characters. In real life, I am a cringing, neurotic Jewish mess. Can’t I for once play that on stage?
– Jason Isaacs
There is nothing nicer than playing someone who is cooler, tougher, more virtuous and sexier than yourself and thinking, ‘I can be anyone.’
– Jason Isaacs
I damaged my Achilles tendon, so I can’t run.
– Jason Isaacs
Acting is usually regarded as a wholly narcissistic pursuit but there really is a hunger in me to unravel the human condition.
– Jason Isaacs
Every time I make a plan, God laughs at me.
– Jason Isaacs
I would love to tell you I’ve found the secret to eternal youth. I go to the gym and avoid too many chips. I love to eat, hate to work out, but if you can’t count all your ribs from a distance you’re considered obese.
– Jason Isaacs
I don’t know if it’s a romantic comedy but I’m in the beginning of the first of the season of ‘The West Wing.’ We shot it last year. I don’t know. If anyone asks me to be in one, I’ll jump on it.
– Jason Isaacs
God, I hate interviews with actors pouncing on. Who wants to know about their lives? I don’t want to know about Al Pacino’s life.
– Jason Isaacs
I think I was probably always a liar; I just get paid for it now.
– Jason Isaacs
I went to university and I was a bit out of my depth, socially.
– Jason Isaacs
I’m at the beginning of it. I’m Elektra’s last job before the story kicks off.
– Jason Isaacs
I think this show I’m going to do,’ Awake,’ if it’s done well, will not only be provocative and entertaining, but help people. I want to do that.
– Jason Isaacs
It’s just really, really beautiful. Each scene is one long 15 minute take without cutting. My scene is with Robin Wright-Penn so I’m pretty excited about that.
– Jason Isaacs
I’m still spending my working life trying to mine people’s souls and now they’re complimenting me in reviews on the amount of time I spend in the gym. On the definition of my triceps.
– Jason Isaacs
I can’t tell you too much about it because I’m not even meant to tell you that I’m in it. In fact, I might never work again now that I’ve been talking to you. I’m not in it for very long, let’s put it that way.
– Jason Isaacs
I could release myself into acting in a way that I was not released socially.
– Jason Isaacs
It seems a bit weird to call someone your girlfriend when you have a child.
– Jason Isaacs
In the moment of acting you don’t feel like anything, you feel like the person, as much as you can.
– Jason Isaacs