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  • My intention is to do more films.

    Film   Intention  
    Interview with Melissa Silverstein, December 26, 2011.
  • I think L.A. is beautiful.

  • I'm in awe of how grounded Ms. Tyson is and how her performances can be different but the same. She can switch up the delivery, but it's still with the right intention. Her words are effortless in terms of their meaning and how she inhabits them. She's been doing Trip to Bountiful for four months, and it still feels real. She's pretty amazing.

    Real   Months   Different  
  • I want to tell authentic, real stories with real characters.

  • I was reading the paper and saw a cartoon with Ray Kelly frisking Obama, and I was like "Wait, what's happening?" so I Googled it. For everything Obama stands for and the things he's said in the past in his books, especially with the Trayvon Martin thing - and I'm not sure if he [made his comments on Trayvon] because he was asked a question and he was trying to be diplomatic and neutral - that can't happen.

    Reading   Book   Past  
  • That's what you want art to do, to open people up and start conversations.

    Art   People   Want  
  • My mother's a pretty warm, open person.

    Mother   Persons   Warm  
    "SUNDANCE FUTURES | “Pariah” Actress Adepero Oduye". Interview with Nigel M. Smith, January 24, 2011.
  • You look up to your parents and you want them to accept you, and you don't want them to look at you in a negative light. So you do things to make them proud and accept you.

    Light   Parent   Looks  
    "The Power List: Adepero Oduye Primed For Hollywood Greatness" by Brennan Williams, January 9, 2012.
  • I took acting classes in my senior year in college and I loved it.

    Senior   College   Years  
    "Q&A: 'Pariah' star Adepero Oduye is on the cups of stardom". Interview with Nigel Smith, December 27, 2011.
  • I have a Twitter handle, but I never sign on.

    "Q&A: 'Pariah' star Adepero Oduye is on the cups of stardom". Interview with Nigel Smith, December 27, 2011.
  • There are conservative people in all colours in America.

  • I would come to L.A. for a job, but I love New York.

  • At the end of the day, if I can say that I had a career where I was able to play all different kinds of characters and I'm known as someone who is well-respected for my approach to the craft, that would be a beautiful life.

  • I assume Obama knows about stop and frisk, so this is not the person that should be the head of homeland security. I had to say something. Kelly's nomination would go against who President Obama is.

  • I grew up in New York and I've always lived here, so I look at myself as a regular person. When somebody recognizes me from the film - and it can be a wide range of people, which shows the power of film - I feel like they're talking about someone else we both know. I just find it hard to believe that anyone would stop me to share how much they loved something that I was a part of.

  • The reason why I found acting is because my father passed away. He passed away really young. I was going to go to med school. My father's dream was that all of his kids become doctors. I realized in school I didn't like it. When he died, it was like a wake-up call. Life is too short to do something you don't want to do.

    "SUNDANCE FUTURES | “Pariah” Actress Adepero Oduye" by Nigel M. Smith, January 24, 2011.
  • My first audition was an open call and I had no picture and no resume - that's how clueless I was. I just thought I could show up.

    "Interview with Adepero Oduye star of Pariah". Women and Hollywood Interview, Deccember 26, 2011.
  • I love that you can watch a film and 10 years later still be affected.

    Years   Watches   Film  
    "SUNDANCE FUTURES | “Pariah” Actress Adepero Oduye". Interview with Nigel M. Smith, January 24, 2011.
  • It's a surreal experience. During the first show, I was like, "Wow, I'm onstage with Ms. Tyson!" Everybody has been amazing, and the energy is really beautiful. I'm replacing my friend Condola, so everyone making sure that I'm OK has turned what could've been a very scary, nerve-racking and lonely experience into a supportive environment.

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