Alfred Hitchcock Quote

When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, "It's in the script". If he says, "But what's my motivation?", I say, "Your salary".


The New York Times Encyclopedia of Film: 1972-1974 (Times Books, 1984)

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When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, It's in the script. If he says, But what's my motivation?, I say, Your salary.

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When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, It's in the script. If he says, But what's my motivation?, I say, Your salary.

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When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, It's in the script. If he says, But what's my motivation?, I say, Your salary.

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When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, It's in the script. If he says, But what's my motivation?, I say, Your salary.