Eric Stoltz – It seems I have a…

It seems I have a hard time being attracted to someone unless I respect what…


“It seems I have a hard time being attracted to someone unless I respect what they do on some level. Otherwise, I would feel disdain for them. Which is not always pleasant in a relationship. Sometimes it’s fun though.”
-Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz – My parents moved to American…

My parents moved to American Samoa when I was three or four years old. My…


“My parents moved to American Samoa when I was three or four years old. My dad was principal of a high school there. It was idyllic for a kid. I had a whole island for a backyard. I lived there until I was eight years old and we moved to Santa Barbara.”
-Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz – My perfect day is constantly…

My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in…


“My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that’s all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment.”
-Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz – You know, you grow up…

You know, you grow up with the image of John Travolta being super cool – ‘Saturday…


“You know, you grow up with the image of John Travolta being super cool – ‘Saturday Night Fever,’ Brian De Palma, handsome young god… he, in reality, is a very silly man. And I mean that in a good way. He’ll walk around the set talking in little weird voices, making people laugh.”
-Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz – I think violence, cynicism, brutality…

I think violence, cynicism, brutality and fashion are the staples of our diet. I think…


“I think violence, cynicism, brutality and fashion are the staples of our diet. I think in the grand history of story-telling, going back to people sitting around fires, the dark side of human nature has always been very important. Movies are part of that tradition.”
-Eric Stoltz