Aaron Edward Eckhart (born March 12, 1968) is an American film and stage actor. Born in California, he moved to England at the age of 13, when his father relocated the family. Several years later, he began his acting career by performing in school plays, before moving to Sydney, Australia, for his high school senior year. He left high school without graduating, but earned a diploma through an a... Read more...
I would like to direct.
But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
I always ask, why can't I be just like Cary Grant or something.
I got as much information as I could, so I wouldn't look stupid, but this is a post 9/11 world and there's only so much you can do with the FBI in terms of research.
I think they are very important because westerns have a code and a symbolism.
I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.
When it gets down to it you just have to act.
I think that maybe that's my weakness, in that I don't know how to do it, so I just do what I do and try to do it as passionately and as well as I can.
It seems to me if you want something badly enough, whether you're a man or a woman, you'll do whatever you have to do to get it.
If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness, I don't look at Clinton.