25 Famous Actors Ridiculing Their Profession

“Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.”
― Sir Laurence Olivier

“I remember once, when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians, he almost had a fit.”
― John Hurt

“Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.”
– Sir Ralph Richardson

“You ask my advice about acting? Speak clearly, don’t bump into the furniture and if you must have motivation, think of your pay packet on Friday.”
― Noël Coward

“Show up on time, know your lines, and don’t bump into the furniture.”
― Spencer Tracy