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An American film and television actor.
(1969 - )

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A lot of times, women don't get the male perspective in regards to a relationship, what men go through when they're not really dealing well.
 

And I think from a male perspective, we have men talking about their feelings and it being okay.
 

At one point, people thought that Eddie Murphy would only reach one sector of the audience, but now everyone sees everything Eddie Murphy does.
 

I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.
 

I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
 

I enjoy what I do, but it's more challenging than people think.
 

I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.
 

I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
 

I think the best type of action movie combines a love story with the action.
 

I want to tell stories for everyone, primarily.
 

I want viewers to relate to me on a different level, not just a sexual level.
 

I would like more challenging roles. I definitely would like to something that's more challenging.
 

I would never want any of my kids to go into this industry; not until they are old enough to understand and if this is something that they really want to do.
 

I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act.
 

I'm just happy to be working consistently.
 

I'm not going to take my shirt off in every movie.
 

I've been in a situation where I was after the money.
 

It's hard when you see a scene where it's raining, and we have the rain machine, and you see it for 5 minutes, but that scene takes all day to shoot, and you do it with rain, and the dry off, and go back and do it again.
 

It's not always about the money.
 

Nah, I'm not a prima donna, but I just don't like being cold and wet.
 


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