In this post, you will find great Cuba Gooding, Jr. Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I have had this interesting love affair with London and England, though I don’t know how London feels about me.
I think all my characters haunt me. Especially the real-life ones, like Master Chief Carl Brashear, the Tuskagee Airmen. Every time I see a military person, it gives me such a sense of pride but also a sense of responsibility to project excellence when representing them.
I feel I’m a hammer to the construction worker that is the filmmaker.
Before I was an actor I was a break dancer, one of those street performers you see. I guess my introduction into the professional world of performing was a stint as back up dancer for Lionel Richie and I performed at the closing ceremony at the ’84 Olympics.
There’s a lack of diversity amongst executives in the position of greenlighting a film who feel that their stories are being told. If there’s a diversity at the executive level, then we’ll have diversity of the storytelling process.
I think the biggest compliment an actor can have is if people forget who they’re watching and get lost in the character.
I was in the wilderness of Hollywood for almost ten years. I was off the studio lists. I wasn’t getting the roles offered to actors that hadn’t done a third of the roles I had done or had the popularity I had.
It’s a director’s job to tell a story and he’s very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that’s exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn’t understand but he told a wonderful story.