In this post, you will find great Bill Hader Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I worked at a movie theater in Tempe, Arizona, when I went to community college there. And I got fired because a sorority had rented out a theater to watch ‘Titanic,’ and they were being really rude to me while they were waiting for the movie. So as I tore their tickets, I told them the end of the movie.
Comedy is incredibly hard. You have to be loose. You have to be not afraid to fail.
When you’re performing, you’re playing to the back row. With acting, you have to be more nuanced.
I grew up in a total Pink Floyd house.
The first time I ever acted was in ‘The Glass Menagerie’ in high school, and my first line was, ‘I didn’t know Shakespeare had a sister.’
I was offered a lot of supporting crazy parts in comedies because that’s all I had done.
I grew up with my two sisters and my mom, so it’s my lot in life to be surrounded by women.
Pete Davidson – he’s in the movie ‘Trainwreck.’ He has a small part in it. I told Lorne Michaels about him, said he was really funny.
Good directors give short and specific instructions to their actors.
I never resented anybody for being successful.
Oddly enough, I have really bad stage fright – getting up in front of people. And I made a living going on live television.
Paul Rudd is a huge ‘Hot Rod’ fan.
I like when you are telling a story and fall into an impression.
I wrote a fan e-mail to Michael Chabon.
I’m crazy lucky. I was trying to be a filmmaker. I was doing Second City classes as a way to be creative. I was a PA for a long time. I was working as an assistant editor on ‘Iron Chef America‘ when I got ‘SNL.’ It was one of those situations where you’re concentrating in one thing and the peripheral thing popped.
‘SNL’ is really hard to do when you’re single and living alone. And then it’s pretty tough when you’re married, because you don’t see your spouse.
I had a small part in ‘Pineapple Express.’
The nature of ‘SNL’ is that it’s so in-the-moment.
Fred Armisen does a pretty good me.
I was a production assistant in the post department on ‘The Surreal Life.’ And it’s been reported before that I was an assistant editor on ‘The Surreal Life.’ That is not true.
A person being patient with an insane person is my favorite thing in the world.
You can be the lead in a movie just for the sake of being a lead in a movie, or you can just be in a good movie.
Turns out typecasting is a real thing.
Let’s face it: I look pretty out of shape.
My wife is the sweetest, most even-keeled person ever. A mood swing to her is like, ‘Oh, I’m uncomfortable.’
To be totally honest? I don’t know if I’ll keep doing more impressions. People told me I had a facility for it, and I was like, ‘Okay, I’m the impression guy.’ So you imagine the cast at ‘SNL’ is an A-Team, and you’ve got the explosives guy, and I’m the impression guy.
When I met Judd Apatow, he told me I should start writing screenplays. They’d be really bad at first, but the more I did it, the better I’d get.