Ron Perlman quotes

Born
April 13, 1950, Washington Heights, New York, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Ron Perlman is an American actor.

I’m kind of one of these guys who wants to play everything once before it’s all over.
– Ron Perlman
I never direct myself, because I don’t like working with me. I would punch me in the mouth if I had to take my direction.
– Ron Perlman
In the early ’90s, when those little art films started coming out, we were introduced to Quentin Tarantino and guys like that, and independent cinema was something that everyone wanted to be a part of.
– Ron Perlman
I’m a city boy.
– Ron Perlman
I’ve had biker clubs reach out to me whenever they knew I was in their city.
– Ron Perlman
I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.
– Ron Perlman
The great thing about arriving at this age is that I don’t even care about my career anymore.
– Ron Perlman
I say yes to almost anything that comes my way.
– Ron Perlman
I live in a bubble.
– Ron Perlman
So much of my aesthetic was formed by my dad.
– Ron Perlman
Every job has a unique situational circumstance.
– Ron Perlman
I don’t think that I’ve had a career like anyone else’s, but there are hosts and hosts of actors whose careers I admire.
– Ron Perlman
Really, I was such a late bloomer, I really didn’t learn how to be me until I was in my late ’40s, which is when I started playing roles that were closer to me.
– Ron Perlman
I will not do a role that I don’t think I can do, that I’m not interested in, where there’s no humanity, that doesn’t have any kind of handle for me at all because I know I’ll just stink the joint up.
– Ron Perlman
I like to believe that everyone is born with the same skill set, and that it is the influences that one comes upon.
– Ron Perlman
Well, I don’t have an agenda.
– Ron Perlman
I do voicework all the time.
– Ron Perlman
I think there are a lot of technocrats in the business who would much rather work with just wheels and gears and machinery. Those things interest them more than humanity and I wish them the best of luck.
– Ron Perlman
I’m continuing to do research into biker culture.
– Ron Perlman
You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor.
– Ron Perlman
I love great animation.
– Ron Perlman
Well, I love acting, and I love acting quick.
– Ron Perlman
My self-confidence didn’t come from my appearance, it came from other things that I did. But certainly not my appearance.
– Ron Perlman
Fearless people are interesting to watch.
– Ron Perlman
Somebody who doesn’t care if they live or die is the most dangerous human being on earth.
– Ron Perlman
I don’t ever want to be comfortable with anything I’m doing.
– Ron Perlman
You back a big cat into a corner and somebody is going to get bloody.
– Ron Perlman
I’ve never worked with a tail, that I can remember. But there’s so much I can’t remember.
– Ron Perlman
I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor.
– Ron Perlman
Distortions control my self-image, like they do for a lot of us. It’s irrational.
– Ron Perlman
You can change the circumstances but you can never change man’s inner nature.
– Ron Perlman
I’ve certainly been very blessed with opportunity.
– Ron Perlman