My mother and father have brought us up to respect everyone with the same equal love and honor them, and you’re supposed to honor your profession.
My whole thing was this was to immortalize my family’s name. To get the people who never would have appreciated him to appreciate him, there’s nothing a son could want more.
Anything in the entertainment business, there’s sharks coming around. It’s about staying true to yourself and making sure that, when you look in the mirror, you’re happy with what you see.
I always thought I was going to be on the other side of the camera. That’s where I found myself. I found out that I could write when I was 17, right before you go to college, so it was a passion of mine.
As an artist, I didn’t think I was gonna get an Oscar. I’ve never said this, but I’ve never looked at it like, “We’re gonna win Best Supporting Actor.”