” When I started coming to the U.S., they were offering me only the typical stereotypical roles: the druggard, the criminal, the gang member, or in the best-case scenario, the gardener or the cook. I was fed up with all these roles that were always the same. And I promised I would try to change the image of Latinos in Hollywood. “


” I’ve wanted to come to the U.S. since I was 8 years old. Every single year, my mom and I watched the Oscars. I always told her, ‘I want to do that when I grow up. I want to tell stories, I want to be an actor and director. “


” I’ve learned that when I’m directing, I hate when people are always questioning everything and trying to give me directions. “


” I’m just trying the American dream. To work here in the U.S., you have to commit and be here. For many years, it was back and forth, back and forth, and it didn’t work. But I’m always open to working in Spanish. “



All 4 Eugenio Derbez Quotes about Always in picture


When I started coming to the U.S., they were offering me only the typical stereotypical roles: the druggard, the criminal, the gang member, or in the best-case scenario, the gardener or the cook. I was fed up with all these roles that were always the same. And I promised I would try to change the image of Latinos in Hollywood.
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