Michael Shannon – One of the reasons I’m…

One of the reasons I’m an actor is because I was no physical specimen as…


“One of the reasons I’m an actor is because I was no physical specimen as a child. I wasn’t athletic and didn’t have any prowess in that regard. Growing up in Kentucky, most little boys were trying to get into sports, and it was very competitive, so that was not to be. But I did want to do something.”
-Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon – When you see a struggle…

When you see a struggle that you may be having personally put on a big…


“When you see a struggle that you may be having personally put on a big screen and in a roomful of people, then it makes you feel less crazy or alone, because you’re seeing that other people are dealing with it too. You get to see in this imaginary scenario how people might try and answer some questions or deal with some problems.”
-Michael Shannon