Of course I have an ego, but you have to have an ego. You have to be incredibly competitive. I can get competitive at times, way too much, and it becomes a little bit obsessive.
I don't like people who are hypocritical, who pretend to be nice, particularly in show business when they're nice on camera, and then off camera they're absolutely appalling to the makeup people, or the waitress in a restaurant, you know? I don't like - I can't bear those kind of people. So I like people who are, you know, up front in your face.
When someone asks, 'Does success make you into a monster?' I always say, 'No, it enables you to be a monster.'
As an actor, I really like Philip Seymour Hoffman. I think he's a genius.
Edgar Lee Masters