” My part had three lines. I said, ‘You look wonderful, sir,’ three times. All my friends said, ‘Do not take that role – and do not understudy. You’ll regret it the rest of your life.’ I did both of those things, and I’ve never regretted it once. “


” I remember going to Bob Preston’s dressing room because I was losing a laugh – as you do in a long run. He said, ‘Give me the script. That’s where you’re going off the road.’ That’s comedy. It’s never the line itself, it’s in the foundation. “


” My education was doing good plays and also stinkers. When you do a stinker, you learn how to act. I like having to audition. It’s nice to do rehearsals. But it’s with an audience that you get to love it! “


” When I was a young boy in San Francisco, I remember being sent home from playing with a friend, and I remember the mother saying, ‘Tell Jeffrey to go home.’ And I said to the girl, ‘Why?’ She goes, ‘My mother says that you’re the people who killed Christ. “


” I can only speak for me… but in my life, I find that, in sobriety, I feel much more, and I have much more depth. I also feel – not to segue, but as being a parent of five kids, I can bring much more to my acting, and so I’m all about anything that gives you more feeling and more depth. “


” I did not know that you had to learn makeup. I just thought you went, ‘Oh, I’m gonna put on some makeup. “


” You want to feel, ‘I know that character.’ “


” You just put your head down and do the work. “


” There’s a wonderful adage in acting that you’re stuck with the character, but the character is also stuck with you. “



All 9 Jeffrey Tambor Quotes about You in picture


My part had three lines. I said,
I remember going to Bob Preston


My education was doing good plays and also stinkers. When you do a stinker, you learn how to act. I like having to audition. It
When I was a young boy in San Francisco, I remember being sent home from playing with a friend, and I remember the mother saying,
I can only speak for me... but in my life, I find that, in sobriety, I feel much more, and I have much more depth. I also feel - not to segue, but as being a parent of five kids, I can bring much more to my acting, and so I
I did not know that you had to learn makeup. I just thought you went,
You want to feel,
You just put your head down and do the work.
There
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