Chris Pratt Quotes
'Ten Year' was probably - I might say 'Ten Year' was my favorite filming experience of anything I ever worked on. It was totally different from 'Moneyball' in that it was a small budget, independent movie. It had a giant ensemble of actors, all of whom were basically working for free.
A friend bought me a plane ticket to Hawaii, which is where I got discovered and became an actor, so I guess a friend bought me a winning lottery ticket.
As long as I keep getting cast, I don't care if it's typecast.
Being in good physical shape is the best way to combat depression. You just have endorphins running around your body. It is the best anti-depressive that there is.
Both 'OC' and 'Everwood,' there were people on set where you learned to stay away from them on a bad day.
Celebrity is intoxicating.
I did a more serious turn in a movie called 'Moneyball.' It's a baseball movie, where I play the character of Scott Hatteberg, who was a professional baseball player for the Oakland A's in 2002. It was really intense. I lost almost 50 pounds in four months, learned how to hit the ball left-handed, and just immersed myself in the world of baseball.
I don't have any delusions. I don't think I would make it through Navy SEAL training.
I have a lot of plants and fish and a pet lizard and Venus flytraps. I have a whole ecosystem in my room, like a running waterfall and different lights and sensors set on digital timers.
I have a pet lizard named Puff, five goldfish - named Pinky, Brain, Jowels, Pearl and Sandy, an oscar fish named Chef, two pacus, an albino African frog named Whitey, a bonsai tree, four Venus flytraps, a fruit fly farm and sea monkeys.
I have some weird habits. For instance, I love beets. Show me a salad bar and I will clean them out of their beets.
I know this may come as a shock to most of you, but I've decided to quit acting. I will not be auditioning for anything anymore, and if I get offered something like a role in a movie or a commercial or something, I will graciously turn it down. It's been great, but its just not for me anymore.
I like to do 'Garfield Mondays': lasagna and napping in a box.
I lose my cell phone so much that I switch it every month or so, but Sony Ericsson is usually what I use.
I love 'Capote.' Huge fan of Philip Seymour Hoffman; if he's not my all-time favorite actor he's definitely in my top five. I just love him so much.
I married way out of my pay grade. I have no idea how that happened.
I primarily have had my career in comedy, and that is something that I have never been too concerned about because I know there is really no room for vanity in comedy. Comedy comes from pain and it is a lot easier to empathize with somebody who is out of shape.
I was an athlete growing up and I miss that. I miss hanging out with dudes and making raunchy jokes and telling stories, trading details, you know? There's something I really miss about that.
I was an athlete growing up. I was a wrestler, I played football, so I can take a fall. I actually wanted to be a stuntman when I was kid, so I would practice falling down the stairs. It's just something I like to do.
I went from 220 pounds that I cut down for 'Moneyball' to almost 270-280 pounds for 'Ten Year.'
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June 21, 1979
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