Facts about Steve Coogan

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Steve Coogan is a famous Comedian from United Kingdom, he/she is 54 years old and still alive, born October 14, 1965.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Steve.

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Famous quotes by Steve Coogan (15)


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"If you chase something too desperately, it eludes you"
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"As soon as I see period costume, I turn off. It's like hearing drama on Radio 4"
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"When you see a crowd of people jumping up and down at a pop concert, all gloriously in the moment, I don't think you'll ever see a comedian there. They'll all be standing at the sides, looking at how it all fits together"
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"If you start to disrespect the character you're playing, or play it too much for laughs, that can work for a sketch, it will sell some gags, but it's all technique. It's like watching a juggler - you can be impressed by it, but it's not going to touch you in any way"
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"Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun"
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"If you do something very successful, you will then be defined by it"
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"I've always been drawn to discomfort and that limbo of unease you get between comedy and tragedy. Making people laugh one moment and the next making them feel really uncomfortable"
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"I always find it easier to portray myself as being unlikeable and idiotic; to actually play a character that is likeable and engages the audience is far more difficult. It's a more subtle kind of challenge"
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"When I see friends from school I think they've all grown old and I've stayed the same"
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"I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success"
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"There is a strong ethical dimension to the best comedy. Not only does it avoid reinforcing prejudices, it actively challenges them"
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"If you are a great dramatic actor then you often don't know if people are enjoying your stuff at all because they are sitting there in silence. But with comedy it's a simple premise. If it's funny, people laugh. If it's not, they don't"
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"People regurgitate the same old cliches and it becomes like a photocopy of a photocopy of something that's vaguely interesting"
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"I have never wanted to be famous, as such - fame is a by-product"
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"When I was a student I was very, very ambitious, completely immersed in my comedy career. I never had that period of reckless hedonism that you should get out of your system in your youth"


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