Top 90 Real Person Quotes

In this post, you will find great Real Person Quotes from famous people, such as Laurence Fishburne, Benny Blanco, Brad Garrett, Joe Mantegna, Sarah Weinman. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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If you‘re playing a real person, then you want to do a certain amount of research, but that’s only going to be so useful to you. Each role requires a different kind of approach to get ready.
Ke$ha is her art; there is no curtain you peel back to find the real person. And with Ke$ha, you never know what to expect when you’re in the studio.
There is the real person I am, and there is the stage persona.
Whenever you’re going to play a real person, you run the risk of well, everybody in the world kind of has an image of what that person is and who he should be and so you really have to do your homework.
Joe Mantegna
Laura‘ was overtly political for sure. Caspary was trying to make a point about women and independence and how men viewed them, with derision or condescension or on a pedestal, when the real person was ignored.
My livelihood depends on my surface beauty, but when I wash my face, I see a real person there.
And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor.
I’m almost tempted, when I’m playing a real person, not to meet them. Afterwards, maybe. But, the job is the same. You still have to show up on screen and be alive and real and all that stuff.
I don’t base any character on a real person, and really don’t do composites either. I make them up.
I met a zillion people through Ronnie Wood. He’s been my friend since he was in The Faces, and he’s still my best friend. A real person, earthy, working 24 hours a day, uplifting to be around, and he’s still got that fire about music.
It was sort of an experiment to try to leave the violin. Can I be a real person without this thing? It was a big part of my identity.
Caroline Shaw
I’m an artist but I’m also a real person. I have bills like everyone else.
Each movie you do about a real person is like a painting, and you choose certain things in the painting that you want to pull out and you want to show.
Inherent Vice’ was a novel that already existed, and in ‘Steve Jobs,’ I was playing a real person; in those situations, you do feel an added pressure to please.
People are surprised when Hollywood characters act the way a real person would.
As an actor, I love playing something kind of outside of who I am as a real person.
Justin Prentice
When it’s a real person, you want to be as honest as you can and approach it in a similar way as you would any other character, but with that restriction and wanting to respect the boundaries of that person and not be intrusive in any way.
When you see who I am, you’re getting a real character, a real person. R-Truth, that’s me.
To recognize yourself in a character onscreen, and to connect with them, you gotta recognize their flaws; they gotta feel like a real person.
John McEnroe is the most honest and real person I have ever interviewed.
Brian Kilmeade
What was so extraordinary to me about going through this box of my mother‘s letters and diaries was meeting my mother not as my mother, but as a real person. And what breaks my heart is that I had no idea how self-aware she was and how protective of me she was.
But when you work with the director and the real person who is playing opposite you, it changes everything. You are almost in a working session. I was very comfortable, and that’s maybe what helped me to get the part.
A lot of people judge others too quickly without actually knowing the full facts or the actual real person.
When I am a good guy on TV, my character tends to be almost identical to how I am as a real person. However, as a bad guy, I get to be the opposite. I get to be a jerk. I get to talk trash, I get to say all the things that I’m thinking but have to restrain myself from saying out of respect or decency.
Every field piece I did on ‘The Daily Show‘ was a story that lasted five to six minutes. We had a protagonist, we had an antagonist and often put them at odds. We knew the story we wanted to tell before we went in, and often it was about plugging whatever character you have – in this case, a real person – into said part.
I’m a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister. I’m a real person operating in the world. For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong. It feels like I’m betraying myself and my children.
When Miranda first started becoming popular, not many people knew who she was. People were confused by her. They thought she was a real person. I got a lot of interesting responses.
Beat up 10 guys, win the girl, and yet you are supposed to be a normal human being. I don’t mind doing that as a superhero but not as a real person!
But people who do not know me are surprised to see me as a real person I guess.
I even kind of eat well 80 percent of the time and have my treats 20 percent of the time. I don’t just eat salads, but I truly believe in eating healthy foods, fresh fruits and vegetables every day. I’m a real person.
Cardi B really is like having a sister in the industry.

Cardi B really is like having a sister in the industry. She’s a real person, extremely humble. She’s amazing.
Portraying Pocahontas’ story well was important to me because she was a real person and these were real events in her life.
I’m not handled. I’m not crafted by slick, high-priced consultants. I’m a real person, a genuine person, a struggling person in Connecticut.
Lee Whitnum
I am a real person with real fears, hopes and dreams.
I like to play people that are real, a real person, and then something that’s interesting with that person. I think it’s a lot more challenging to do that than something that’s extremely fantasy-like.
Devon Bostick
You can be empathetic to a character in a book in a way that you can’t with a real person, which is weird, because you know everything there is to know about them.
Not everyone relates to being a blond girl with blue eyes and is proportioned so she could barely walk if she was a real person.
When it comes to the British monarchy, I prefer to be seduced by an image than presented with a real person. It’s kind of a Warhol thing.
Physical attributes can make you appealing, but to keep the appeal going, one has to draw from within. You have to be a real person. Your fans and the people you associate with have to be able to see beyond your looks. You have to be a good friend, dutiful son and a good family man.
Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It’s easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it’s time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions.
None of the characters I played was very close to me as a real person.
Eve Arden
In ‘The Smurfs,’ I was actually a live action character. So, I was a real person in that movie. But I was working with animated characters, which is very strange because they’re off recording their work, and we’re kind of reacting to nothing when we’re doing the film.
Having health insurance made me feel like a real person. Up until then, it felt like I was getting away with something, and if three things went wrong, it would all fall apart.
In the ‘Nude Descending a Staircase,’ I wanted to create a static image of movement: movement is an abstraction, a deduction articulated within the painting, without our knowing if a real person is or isn’t descending an equally real staircase.
When people see me in public, they’re usually like, ‘Whoa, you’re a real person.’ It’s as if they’re seeing Pinocchio or a cartoon character come to life.
Filmmakers are stuck with my glamorous image. Even if I sit in track pants and a T-shirt, I will still look glamorous. That’s the way I am. But there’s more to me. I’m a real person.
You project a version of yourself to the public to protect and insulate yourself a little bit. Actors come up with a version of themselves in order to protect the real person.
Just stay real and stay a real person.
Brandon Thomas
You see a Donald Trump on TV, just like you’d see Joan Rivers on TV when she was living, and you see a real person. That’s the Donald Trump that I know.
Elvis is this thing, this commodity, and people forget that he was a real person.
When you’re playing a real person, there’s a balance between playing the person in the script and playing the person as he was in life. You have to be respectful and true to who that person was, but at the same time tell the story in the film.
I am a real person that cares about his art and cares about what he’s doing – I have a heart and a soul and want to touch people and give.
That’s, to me, the ultimate goal – to disappear inside another character and bring them so fully to life that I’ve convinced other human beings that it’s a real person.
I don’t think the Internet is necessarily a dangerous place. It’s only dangerous if you don’t make people earn your trust. You can’t take people at their word. You got to do a little digging and make sure to verify that you are talking to a real person or the person that you think you’re talking to.
Your character is always right. No real person thinks they’re being stupid or misguided or bigoted or evil or just plain wrong – so your characters can’t, either.
Just because someone signed up for something or takes advice or has managers or works in entertainment or show business with other people doesn’t mean they don’t have a brain, okay? It doesn’t mean that they’re not a real person.
Between the fictional Laura of the books and the even more heavily fictionalized girl of the TV show, we’ve tended to lose sight of the fact that Laura Ingalls Wilder was a real person who was complicated and intense.
Caroline Fraser
My joy as a writer is circling around and around and down and down to find out who the real person is.
Most people play games alone, against the machine. But if you’re playing against a real person, it’s going to be that much more fun.
And I think when you’re playing someone who is a real person, it’s extremely important to take the time and put in the effort to learn about who they are to be able to respectfully portray that.
If you’re playing any real person, live or dead, you certainly have a responsibility to produce that reputation in some way.
You don't even know if the person you're communicating

You don’t even know if the person you’re communicating with online is actually that person. And your persona on your social media – your Facebook or Twittermay not be the person you are in real life. So then, who is the real person? Is it somewhere in between?
I’m am really a real person.
A movie about a weak, vulnerable woman can be feminist if it shows a real person that we can empathize with.
I’m not a real person. I’m a legend.
Jean-Michel Basquiat
In the beginning, people watched me to hate on me. They thought Miranda was a real person. People just couldn’t understand why this strange girl was so confident. And then slowly, I started getting fans.
I kind of see myself as a cartoon that’s on its way to becoming a real person that has to find that special amulet or mushroom to get to that next realm or level. I don’t feel like anything is that tangible. It freaks me out, why I feel unhappy or conflicted and why that can change on a dime.
Carly Pope
With a lot of actors, you’ve got to chip through the surface to see who the real person is.
I mean, there was a portion, of course, that I think, when I look back now, that there was a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe of him being a powerful man in this environment, not to take away from who he is as a real person.
I remember my grandmother‘s husband dying. But I think I was older. I think I was 7 or 8 when he died. But I remember that being the first real person I knew who died, and I – and that my parents didn’t let me go to the funeral. And I remember feeling like it was really unfair.
I’m just a real person, not a caricature.
Funny People’ is my favorite performance of myself to date. Even though it’s a comedy and there are serious moments, I really felt like Leo felt like a real person. It didn’t feel like I was playing myself. Whether it’s a comedy or drama, I just try to make it as realistic as possible.
Any story hits you harder if the person delivering it doesn’t sound like some news robot but in fact sounds like a real person having the reactions a real person would.
I’m a real person, and I’m angry. I’m trying to use this celebrity thing to get people some help. AIDS, poverty, racism – I want to be one of the hands that helps stop all that. I’ll put it on my shoulders. I’ll charge it to my account.
If Barbie was a real person, she’d be, like, 10 feet tall in order for her legs to be proportionate to her torso.
There is a sense of responsibility when you play a real-life character because there are people who will see your work, make comparisons, and judge you. They have all the rights to do that because they know the real person. They might have seen that person also.
Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person.
Oksana Baiul
It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
I think that’s the most important thing you can do to be a real person – is to be honest with yourself.
Mike Dirnt
When you’re playing a romantic version of a real person, you’re playing a version of the truth.
It’s not good just to have life experience of film-making and that’s all. It’s hard to play a real person when you’ve been in jets and town cars for three years.
I’ve been very careful to always make clear that I am a real person. That’s why I’m on social media a lot.
You know what matters? Touching people. Being a real person. Because when you’re in front of real people, they gon’ give you a real reaction.
Most people never really sat down and got to know a homeless person, but every homeless person is just a real person that was created by God and it is the same kind of different as us; they just have a different story.
Ron Hall
I feel like when you’re a celebrity, people dehumanize you and they forget you’re a real person.
I rarely play a real person, because I don’t think I’m a good imitator.
The first time I saw my look on a real person was in Paris, and I felt a little shock, a little thrill that went through my body. And that thrill never goes away – never.
I want people to know I’m a real person, that I don’t have someone running my Instagram; I don’t have someone prewriting all of my interviews and stuff.
I’m a real person that cares about his art and cares about what he’s doing. I have a heart and a soul and I want to touch people and give.