” Growing up in New Orleans, when you’re in seventh and eighth grade, and you’re into music, and you’re a dorky dude, you know, you listen to the entire Rush catalog and the entire Zeppelin catalog, and you go through these, like, phases of classic rock. “


” I would say if you’re young, if you’re a teenager, act in plays, as many plays as you can. It’s an amazing way to build your craft and an amazing way to build your presence. “


” I was an early peaker, and then I went through a depressive part of my life and had some struggles personally. Things don’t always happen as you’d expect them to happen, but there’s always a second act. “


” I’m Greek-American, and I come from an immigrant-type background, and Greek-American parents want you to be a doctor or a lawyer. Because that’s how you make money, and it’s very respectable. “


” I always did plays, and when I went to NYU – and I didn’t go to Tisch, the theater school, because I was like, ‘Well, acting’s not realistic. You can’t make a career out of it.’ So I just studied general studies and humanities at NYU, but I was doing plays while I was there. So I was sort of cheating. “


” I feel so lucky. When an actor that has been struggling for so long makes the transition into being an actor full-time, it is the most amazing feeling. It’s just sort of like a 3,000-pound weight gets lifted from you, and you’re able to mostly focus on just being an artist, which is an amazing, blessed luxury I have. “



All 6 Steve Zissis Quotes about You in picture


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I was an early peaker, and then I went through a depressive part of my life and had some struggles personally. Things don
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I always did plays, and when I went to NYU - and I didn
I feel so lucky. When an actor that has been struggling for so long makes the transition into being an actor full-time, it is the most amazing feeling. It

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