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Bela Lugosi Quotes

A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.

Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers than they were by the state.

Because of my language and the pantomime with which most Europeans accompany their speech, I was catalogued as a heavy.

Circumstances made me the theatrical personality I am, which many people believe is also a part of my personal life.

Death, the final, triumphant lover.

Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman.

I don't have a dime left. I am dependent on my friends for food and a small old-age pension.

I enjoy my work. I haven't been an actor for 30 years without getting pleasure out of the profession.

I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds.

I have lived too completely, I think. I have known every human emotion.

I have never met a vampire personally, but I don't know what might happen tomorrow.

I have played Dracula a thousand times on stage and I find I have become thoroughly settled in the technique of the stage and not of the screen.

I look in the mirror and say to myself, Can it be you once played Romeo?

I never play without my cape.

I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts for four years and emerged with a degree.

I'd like to quit the supernatural roles and play just an interesting, down-to-earth person.

I'll be truthful. The weekly paycheck is the most important thing to me.

I'll take any story if it's good.

I've been using narcotics for 20 years.

If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers.