Tony Todd Quotes About True Blood, Life, Love, Age

Tony Todd Quotes About True Blood, Life, Love, Age

Tony Todd Quotes About True Blood, Life, Love, Age

Tony Todd Quotes:

It’s not like I wakeup everyday and say, ‘You know what, I need to do a horror film.’ Statistically it’s only like forty percent of my output but it’s a great ride and the fan base is really dedicated and that’s always cool. When you’re lucky enough to be in a good one it’s fantastic.

Tony Todd

Thank God for voiceover work.

Tony Todd

Sunset Boulevard’ is my favorite film. – Sunset Boulevard’ is my favorite film.

Tony Todd

I did a film in Nairobi, Kenya called ‘The Last Elephant,’ with John Lithgow, Isabella Rosallini, and James Earl Jones. So I was in seventh heaven, alright? About a year later I get a call from my agent and he says they want to see you for this project called Candyman. I thought he was joking so I hung up.

Tony Todd

I grew up a poor kid to a single mom, so as an African-American actor I have a responsibility to hold the mirror up and reflect our stories. I’m living the dream and also escaped the inevitable.

Tony Todd

I remember watching ‘Abbott and Costello vs Frankenstein’ continuously as a kid and being amazed that my horror legends were making a comedy.

Tony Todd

When I was a kid I really loved Humphrey Bogart. But when I was in theater school, Robert DeNiro was my go-to guy.

Tony Todd

I was going to Hartford High School and when the theater bug hit, it hit hard and it saved my life. It gave me focus, direction and purpose.

Tony Todd

I love film noir, so Billy Wilder is like my favorite director of all time.

Tony Todd

I was a ‘Trekkie’ growing up.

Tony Todd

I’m just happy that as an African-American man, that ‘Candyman’ has once again been given the nod to enter people’s consciousness.

Tony Todd

I wish I could do a black and white film.

Tony Todd

I’ve played four roles on ‘Star Trek.’ My favorite episode was ‘The Visitor’ on ‘Deep Space Nine.’

Tony Todd

Yes, I would like to be involved in something that would hopefully be a blockbuster, but I’m interested in seeing new filmmakers telling new stories and to able to help them do that.

Tony Todd

I’m a big fan of advertising during sports events.

Tony Todd

Worth’ was a script that was sent to me, and I felt it was something different and important to do.

Tony Todd

October’s a busy month for me. I usually find myself working but I also try to do one or two conventions in that period. Then whatever city I’m in, they want to drag me to their local horror theme park.

Tony Todd

You know early on when you’re given a gift that can keep you sane. That’s what acting does for me. It keeps me honest and keeps me sane.

Tony Todd

I’ve worked with directors who have done it too much, particularly in television, you know, ‘okay we got it, let’s move on, next setup.’ ‘Well what about, we could maybe investigate?’ ‘Mmm… no, let’s go.’

Tony Todd

I’m ready to go up to the Danny Glover level.

Tony Todd

Voiceover is probably the toughest of all the markets to get into. Everybody wants to do it because it’s again three to five hours work. You can roll in there with your bedroom slippers and robe on if you wanted to. And it’s fun.

Tony Todd

I think people are getting more and more – unfortunately – inured to violence. People are like, less sensitive to things they should wake up about.

Tony Todd
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