Peter Stormare quotes

Born
27 August 1953, Arbrå, Gävleborg County, Sweden.

Occupation
Actor.

Peter Stormare is a Swedish actor.

Terry Gilliam is one of the greatest brains I ever met.
– Peter Stormare
I drive one car. I own one house. That’s enough for me.
– Peter Stormare
Steve Buscemi, in between takes, becomes like a clam. It’s hard to get a word out of him. It’s very funny.
– Peter Stormare
I’m a curious human being, and I love things that are a little bit off.
– Peter Stormare
Sometimes you have to trust your guts and your instinct and improvise a little.
– Peter Stormare
I love to fantasize still, as I did as a little boy. If I see a movie, I want to fantasize about what it’s all about.
– Peter Stormare
I have the luxury of being a little boy… To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting.
– Peter Stormare
Everyone that’ve been here, working, living as Americans – just give them a green card.
– Peter Stormare
With my characters, I prefer to not say too much, and in fact, I tend to cut down some of the lines in most scripts I get.
– Peter Stormare
If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million.
– Peter Stormare
To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting.
– Peter Stormare
I don’t personally like slasher movies that make you scream in the movie theater.
– Peter Stormare
I never want to get tied to one project or be in one TV show forever.
– Peter Stormare
I don’t ever want to have a job where I just punch a clock.
– Peter Stormare
The best paycheck you can get as a producer and creator is when people are happy to be on the show.
– Peter Stormare
I was brought up telling stories, when I was a kid, in the tiny village where I grew up. Storytelling was a tradition.
– Peter Stormare
If I ran for president, the first thing I’d do is legalize everyone who’s been here paying taxes, working, paying taxes. Mothers and fathers of kids born in the U.S. should get a green card.
– Peter Stormare
Since I started, like, 200 years ago, I’ve always wanted to direct and write. But I’ve been so busy – and fortunate and lucky – as an actor.
– Peter Stormare
How brittle life is, yet it’s been going on for thousands and thousands of years. Maybe we should sit down and pay tribute to life instead of just destruction.
– Peter Stormare
I started as a director very young and fell into acting.
– Peter Stormare