Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Rupert Everett Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
A lot of straight actors are actively searching for gay roles because it is something different to do.
My grandfather was born in India and three generations of my family served there.
Being in Hollywood is like being in the Christian right these days.
I think it’s fun playing a part that lots of other people have played, in a way.
I did a couple of films, I was very lucky at the beginning of my career… and then, I never had another job here for ten years probably and I moved to Europe.
As a kid I would be put to bed when my parents had guests and because I was such a show-off I would go to my mum’s room, put on her nightdress and Jackie Onassis shawl, run downstairs, go outside, ring the doorbell and pretend to be one of the guests. I’d say, ‘Hello, I’m Mrs. So-and-So.’
I don’t think I’ve ever tried to change anyone. I don’t have the energy.
These awful middle-class queens – which is what the gay movement has become – are so tiresome. It’s all Abercrombie & Fitch and strollers.
Why are men talking about what clothes they’re wearing? It’s so unmanly, I think. It’s like Versailles before the Revolution, without the style.
I seem to have been everywhere in the last 30 years, maybe not in the epicenter but flying around the periphery of extraordinary events and equally extraordinary people.
Authority figures are so irritating. Because they always tell you to do things for reasons that aren’t very good. That sums up what authority is about for me.
I’m miserable: that’s why I have such a bad back, because I’m endlessly stressing out about my career.
Listen, in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23.
I don’t accept my business the way it is, to be honest. I don’t like what it’s become. I don’t blame anyone for it becoming the way it has. It’s got its own hideous natural progression, just like world events.
I don’t think kids should have role models. They’re disastrous.
It’s amazing the clarity that comes with psychotic jealousy.
There’s still a great deal of bias about homosexuality.
To be a soldier one needs that special gene, that extra something, that enables a person to jump into one on one combat, something, after all, that is unimaginable to most of us, as we are simply not brave enough.
I’m not really a political animal but I am rather fascinated by the meltdown of England and America. In the end, it seems as if America might come out of it, but I’m not sure if England is ever going to recover.
I’m a gay man who came from the last years of illegality. That focused my whole character. I think it focused everyone’s character in a way. You saw yourself as outside of the main structure.
I am at that age when you panic at the slightest thing.
You cannot be politically correct in a war.
I don’t want to be carried out of a club wearing a tie-dye T-shirt and a cap on the wrong way around when I am 70, but I would like to settle down a bit. Maybe with a partner.
There’s still a tremendous amount of homophobia in our culture. It’s regrettable, it’s stupid, it’s heartless, and it’s immoral, but there it is.
I find there aren’t that many options as an actor.
Being gay and being a woman has one big thing in common, which is that we both become invisible after the age of 42. Who wants a gay 50-year-old? No one, let me tell you.
Now what do you get in the Army? Bad helmets and Basra. Your guns don’t work and everyone hates you when you come back.
I’m not a great poetry fan.
I was basically adventurous, I think I wanted to try everything.
I don’t think many actors are that good, to be honest. I certainly don’t think I am.
Actors make bad lovers. Their most important kiss is for the camera. Not in a superficial way, in a really deep way. They can only give everything if they know someone is going to shout cut!
I loved looking at myself when I was very photogenic, at the very beginning of my career.
I think we’ve been dulled by capitalism. We’re just blobs now – we’re so worried about how we can keep paying the lease on the car, the mortgage, the lease on the toaster and all that. You can’t really think about much else. If you lose that, you lose the whole lot.
I smell of sweat. I don’t like people smelling of all these weird things. I think deodorant is disgusting.
If I did have the impulse to be a parent, I would adopt – or foster.