Go Ahead Quote Me

Actor Ethan Hawke
Actor Ethan Hawke
Actor Ekin Cheng
Actor Ekin Cheng
Actor Johnny Depp
Actor Johnny Depp

I 've this secret goal. Peter O'Toole was nominated for eight Oscars and never won and I wanna beat him. I wanna be nominated nine times and never win. I think when people win, they get a little fat and sassy and their work goes down.

ACTOR ETHAN HAWKE, a four-time Oscar nominee


They always said I was playing in the studio. Actually, I just wanted the ambience to be like a playground. Happy or not, you have to work. It's better to work happily.

ACTOR EKIN CHENG


When they asked if it was gay, I said, 'Didn't you know all my characters are gay?'

ACTOR JOHNNY DEPP recounting how he was almost fired from Pirates Of The Caribbean (2003) because his outlandish performance as Jack Sparrow initially worried Disney executives

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2015, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe