Best Quotes from Chaske Spencer

I remember hearing stories from my mother and father about their parents and grandparents when they were taken off the reservation, taken to the boarding schools, and pretty much taught to be ashamed of who they were as Native Americans. You can feel that impact today.

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On the film sets of ‘New Moon’ and ‘Eclipse,’ I feel safe. It’s like you’re in the center of the hurricane, but outside is where it starts to get chaotic.

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I’m Lakota Sioux.

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The actors I admire are character actors.

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I just want to do really good work.

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I like working with different directors; it keeps you on your toes.

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The acting part is easy; it’s the preparing – lifting weights and getting your body in tip-top shape – that’s the hard part.

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I’m a movie guy – I can get lost in anything.

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My face is on bubblegum wrappers now!

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It’s just amazing to do something that’s part of a pop culture phenomenon.

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I have my own production company called Urban Dreams.

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A couple of girls I’ve signed autographs for have just cried or broken out into tears.

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‘Twilight’ fans are great.

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I went to an all white school where I dealt with racism.

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There was a point – when I was a kid – where I said I wanted to be like Luke Skywalker, with blond hair and blue eyes. My mom right there told me to never be ashamed of who I am.

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There are some hot girls in Vancouver.

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I stay off the Internet.

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What I like about New York City is nobody cares. If they do, they don’t ever approach. They just give you a ‘What’s up?’ and that’s it.

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I feel like giving back is in my blood.

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I remember my dad, who coached football, would buy some of his players football shoes when they couldn’t afford it.

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It’s not a bad day at work when you just have to take your shirt off for a big franchise movie. There are worse jobs out there!

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It’s really surprising that what you put on paper, people will believe.

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Where I come from, there were traditions with my race and whenever you faced a curve in life, there was always a tradition.

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I think people should look at learning about Native American history the same as visiting Washington, D.C., and seeing the monuments there. It’s all part of the package.

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