” I was a big fan of John Cassavetes, his wife, Gena Rowlands, and that era of filmmaking which was about realism and which represented the antithesis of the dreamy escapism you found in musicals. “


” There are many mediocre entertainers who don’t aspire to much more than fame and glory. It’s very easy to have them as your role models because there aren’t as many greats. Go back, discover the greats, and take it from there. “


” You have to be willing to be afraid if you’re going to be an artist. “


” As an artist, there’s so many categories that you’re put into, that there are so many things that I’m about that I’ve never explored as an artist on film. I don’t see myself in so many characters in film. “


” One of the reasons I didn’t ever pursue a career – in the music world if you’re black or mixed, you need to be able to belt a song or else you’re not a singer, you know? “



All 5 Carmen Ejogo Quotes about You in picture


I was a big fan of John Cassavetes, his wife, Gena Rowlands, and that era of filmmaking which was about realism and which represented the antithesis of the dreamy escapism you found in musicals.
There are many mediocre entertainers who don


You have to be willing to be afraid if you
As an artist, there
One of the reasons I didn
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