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Shawn Ashmore Quotes


A Canadian film and television actor.
(1979 - )

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Above and beyond having the social life, to have a core group of people that you work with and spend time with and learn how to work with is a nice thing.
 

As a teenager at high school, I felt like an outsider.
 

Being a villain is great, even though I've only gotten to do it a few times.
 

Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
 

Every day on set, there was something to watch and learn.
 

Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job.
 

I just got Kill Bill: Vol. 2. I've watched it like eight times in the past two months. I just love the scene at the end between David Carradine and Uma Thurman.
 

I never could have planned this, and now I'm in my ideal situation career-wise and just sort of where I am in my life, and I'm super happy with how everything's going.
 

I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
 

I think Ian McKellen made it all happen, because he used to throw dinner parties and invite everyone over.
 

I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
 

I think it's more fun to play a hero with an edge.
 

I would love to be able to pursue music as a career but honestly, I'm just not good enough.
 

I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through, though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school.
 

I'm a video game buff.
 

Instead of being on teams at school, I was preparing for auditions.
 

It doesn't get more iconic than Terry Fox.
 

Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
 

My power is the ability to control water molecules and form them into ice.
 

No designer has really wowed me yet, I'm into other people's recommendations when it comes to fashion.
 


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