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Brent Spiner Quotes
Brent Spiner Quotes
"Acting is acting." "Almost everyone has worked at Paramount at one time or another." "And I think it's likely that there will be Data's out there one day. I hope so, if there are, that they all look exactly like me!" "And I think that was the idea: by the end of the series, Data would ba about as close to human but still not be there." "And the basic sort of thrust of Star Trek being about equality and tolerance and things I believe in deeply." "And, you know, when you are a kid, everybody wants to be an actor. I think that everybody wants to be in show business, frankly." "Any job you can go to and have a laugh everyday has got to be a good job." "As I get older and I get more of this dialogue and I lose more and more brain cells, it really does become the most difficult part of the job!" "But he's absorbed so much information and so much behavior from serving with humans that he is allot less machinelike now than he was in the beginning, and that was intentional." "But we laugh all day long! And you can't knock that!" "But, I think Star Trek is a very honorable show and there is allot of television that one could be doing and feel embarrassed about and certainly not proud of, which I feel very proud to be part of Star Trek." "Certainly I find it most interesting to play a role that I can invent from nothing." "Data is no different from any other role I've ever played in that it's always difficult and it's always something that you just want to find some level of truth and believability in and try to solve problems along the way." "Generally, I have to be able to get the lines out of my mouth without making a mistake before I go to sleep." "Having spent so much time in a fictional world, I prefer to read about the real world." "Hollywood has more than its share of harsh and crewel stories. In fact, it's probably more the norm than the exception." "I do prefer comedy." "I don't read fiction at all." "I don't read Science Fiction." "I have considered working with George Clooney, but so far, I'm only considering it." "I like coming to work every day and hanging out with 50 or 60 people who are a lot of fun to be around." "I really think that success in this field is about tenacity and just sticking with it." "I think as time has gone on, they've been pleased to find it not at all limiting role and probably the most wide open role in terms of what I am allowed to do." "I think he is a bit of an outsider: he doesn't quite fit in, he doesn't quite belong, and people relate to that idea of being an outsider and being alienated." "I think he is an extremely accessible character. In Data there is no potential for cruelty." "I think it's the business part of the word show business that causes me the most concern." "I think the idea, from the beginning, was that Data was a machine that basically teaches himself everything he experiences and sees becomes a part of his programming." "I think the potential for man is so enormous, if we can stay alive long enough, we're going to be seeing a lot of what Star Trek is projecting." "I think there is something like 90% unemployment in the Screen Actors Guild, so we are the exception." "I think they have developed the character very nicely and it's gone exactly as it was planned to happen." "I try not to make plans. Because, even the best laid plans etc. etc." "I wanted to direct very early on, and then we started having directors who were caterers, drivers, and grips, so I thought better of it." "I would assume that, at some point in the future, Paramount Pictures would consider doing a Next generation movie." "I'm an avid biography reader." "If I'm not mistaken, I think Data was the comic relief on the show." "If you look around at the people in show business today they are basically the people who didn't give up." "In my heart, I've never left Brazil." "It;s always challenging to try to make a scene work- to make something you think would be interesting to watch." "My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves." "No, actually I'm trying to stay away from the big screen." "People think that being on Star Trek is career suicide, but it's really just the opposite." "Producers in this crazy town simply won't leave me alone, and I'm having to be firm." "Radical surgery is never fun." "So from the first year to the fifth year, we've seen Data get closer to basically being human-but he's not." "The Lindbergh biography is fantastic. I just read it. And I loved it." "There is also an innocence to Data." "There is no question that everybody who works in show business is lucky because of the number of people who wish they where working in show business." "There's a great mood on the set. It's a real fun place to come to work." "Truly, the best part of my job are the people." "Well my family and friends where delighted that I was going to be working on a regular basis and that they could turn on their TV every week and see me." "Well, I think there are other shows where it's a nightmare every day to come to work." "Well, I was always a huge fan of the movies. I spent a great deal of time, as a a kid, watching movies." "Yeah, I do like X-Files. I like the ones that star David Duchovny." "Yes, Data is hairless but I am not. And we are both anatomically correct."