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32 Scott Speedman Quotes About Acting, Life and Work

Emmy Wallin



32 Scott Speedman Quotes About Acting, Life and Work

Scott Speedman is a British-Canadian, known for playing Ben Covington in the drama television series ‘Felicity’.

Here are some of Scott Speedman’s most popular movies and TV-shows of all time:

  • Underworld
  • The Strangers
  • The Vow
  • Felicity
  • The Captive
  • Barefoot


32 Scott Speedman Quotes

1. “Every movie is different. Sometimes with movies, there are roles you should just leave alone and relax with and keep it light. And there are other ones where you want to work with an acting coach and really delve in there.”– Scott Speedman

2.”I went to the University of Toronto for a year, and I’m always trying to get across what university is really like.”– Scott Speedman

3.”I had dropped out of theater school after six months and was just staying on my mom’s couch at home in Toronto.”– Scott Speedman

4.”I’d like to do the young cadet thing again for sure, but that’s why I wanted to do this, to see if I could do it. I took the scenes out of the script and put them together and read them as one little arc, story and that seemed to work.”– Scott Speedman

5.”I just would like to spend more time in New York City.”– Scott Speedman

6.” And when I have lived elsewhere, every two weeks I have to fly back to LA. Even New York directors go there to audition. So I have to be there to a degree.”– Scott Speedman

7.”You’ve got to just go do what you do – you can’t really worry about who was attached to the movie before.”– Scott Speedman

8.”Obviously, in this day and age, with the TV shows, there are some really interesting ones. I’m not that interested in going and doing a network show, but like everybody else, trying to find something good.”– Scott Speedman

9.”I’m not as eager to go just work to work. I have another life outside of it, and if I’m pretty sure the movie’s not going to have a life, or if it’s not a director I believe in, then I probably will say no.”– Scott Speedman

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10.”There’s such good writing now on television and I don’t see a lot of great writing on films sadly.”- Scott Speedman


11. “Well, when I did Underworld 2, I was in Vancouver for five months and I was reminiscent to be back up there.”– Scott Speedman

12.”I can walk down the street all day and people look at me, but they don’t talk to me or stop me.”– Scott Speedman

13.”I’m not a guy that loves a lot of rehearsal, but it depends. It depends what it would be.”– Scott Speedman

14.”I don’t see the point in signing on to do something and then leaving.”– Scott Speedman

15.”I was a swimmer growing up. I was a miler – like a long, long distance. So I was in the water for four or five hours a day. That’s not the way you want to spend your teenage years.”– Scott Speedman

16.”Honestly, I love movies so much that I don’t really have a favorite type. It’s all script-related. Whatever genre it is, if it’s cinematic at all or has a tone and a feel that I think is gonna be exciting to put up on screen, then I’m there and I’ll put everything I have into it.”– Scott Speedman

17.”If you don’t live a normal life, how do you relate to people?”– Scott Speedman

18.”I’d rather not make films that make bad ones.”– Scott Speedman

19.”It’s really difficult to have a challenging male-driven show, and certain networks take off because they have their own mandate about what they want to do.”– Scott Speedman


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20.”I think Canada, our industry is still somewhat based in America’s industry.”- Scott Speedman


21.”I remember listening to Cube’s music when I was like 14 years old, my friends listening to it up in Toronto.”– Scott Speedman

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22.”Duets are about six people, so it’s like three different movies – three different duets. I was on the set 18 days, spread out over three and a half or four weeks.”– Scott Speedman

23.”I have a slight fear of sharks for some reason. I have a slight fear of sharks for some reason.”– Scott Speedman

24.”I don’t think I would be getting any of these movies without that show, and that’s a strong show, a great fan base and it’s helped me out a lot. It took me out of Canada and brought me down to the states and gave me my career basically.”– Scott Speedman

25.”And sex is definitely part of college life.”– Scott Speedman

26.”And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor.”– Scott Speedman

27.”I mean, I grew up an athlete training and training and training. So I kind of have that mentality.”– Scott Speedman

28.”Sexy is a girl who’s comfortable with herself. Long legs are beautiful… and also a nice neck.”– Scott Speedman

29.”I can’t swim at the level I used to. I had to retire because of an injury to my shoulder.”– Scott Speedman


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30.”I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, and then I got this call from a casting director in Los Angeles. She remembered me from something years before, and she called my mom wanting me to audition for this thing.”- Scott Speedman


31.”I mean, I love California, but LA to me is still a strange place.”– Scott Speedman

32.”I bought a house in LA, hanging out there and spending a lot of time in Toronto, but not much.”– Scott Speedman



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Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.

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