From the age of 14, I wanted to be a director.
– Arjun Kapoor
John McTiernan, the director, is not Ingmar Bergman. He does action-adventure movies.
– Alec Baldwin
David O. Russell is probably my favorite filmmaker. He’s not only a great director, but he’s also a great writer.
– Adam McKay
We need to make is to strengthen the position of the director of the CIA.
– Bob Graham
There’s no doubt about Prakash’s abilities as a director.
– Ajay Devgan
A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.
– Billy Wilder
It was my band. I organized the band and Dizzy was in the band. Dizzy was the first musical director with the band. Charlie Parker was in the band. But, no, no, that was my band.
– Billy Eckstine
I consider myself more a European director who is from Iceland than an Icelandic director.
– Baltasar Kormakur
I never wanted to be a director.
– Albert Brooks
For a director, the most challenging scenes are the dialogue scenes.
– Bruce Beresford
I didn’t plan to be a director until I was 35. For years I wanted to do anything but!
– Alexandra Cassavetes
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director’s enjoying it too.
– Carter Burwell
Every casting director I’ve met is a woman.
– Cameron Diaz
I’m an actor’s director.
– Fred Durst
A good director’s not sure when he gets on the set what he’s going to do.
– Elia Kazan
As a director he was not that interested in Vader.
– David Prowse
You’re in the business – when you’re a writer, producer, director – to get ratings.
– Norman Lear
I was called the greatest director in Europe, but I was just a hard worker.
– Fritz Lang
I went to Cal Arts and AFI, and I worked on ‘Bonfire Of The Vanities.’ I got this grant from the Academy to be Brian De Palma’s apprentice director. And it was such a harrowing, disillusioning, awful experience.
– Douglas Rushkoff
As a director, I never feel that I have the answers.
– Diane Paulus
My interests were aroused, and my faith in the cliches of the subject destroyed, as so often with other subjects, by the discussions with my friend, Aaron Director.
– George Stigler
I doubted that there were Communists hiding behind every corporation desk and director’s chair.
– Gloria Swanson
Any good director, and I’ve worked with a few that I would call very good, they know how to disarm any anxieties very quickly.
– Carmen Ejogo
I guess, as a director, you sort of take the script, and you find ways to interpret it.
– Duncan Jones
I met my agent through a casting director here in Wilmington after I auditioned for a Disney movie.
– Maddie Hasson
I learned so much about being an actor by being a director. More than I ever thought I would.
– Chris Lowell
I had no plans to be a director.
– Mike Figgis
I’m not like one of those actors who’s a frustrated director.
– Gary Sinise
I’m a director’s actor; I’m a storyteller’s actor.
– Michael Ironside
Ultimately in the end, it’s the director’s choice.
– Donnie Wahlberg