Inspirational Quotes from Dacre Montgomery

We’d be doing parkour on my high school roof; we’d get in trouble. But I was never a reckless kid.

Dacre Montgomery

My parents worked in the film industry, but they both worked behind the camera, so I like to think that I have a really good understanding of how all the parts of the puzzle come together to make a film or TV show.

Dacre Montgomery

I was really fat in school.

Dacre Montgomery

I was a really big kid.

Dacre Montgomery

After Year 12, I went to Vancouver for my gap year and met an agent who told me to lose 25 kg.

Dacre Montgomery

Growing up, I was into ‘Power Rangers.’

Dacre Montgomery

I was into Batman. I was into Spider-Man.

Dacre Montgomery

It sounds super cliche, but my sister is 12 years younger than me, and I remember when I was there holding her in my arms for the first time. And that kind of responsibility you feel when you hold a child in your arms.

Dacre Montgomery

I didn’t have any friends. I was bullied. I didn’t play sports.

Dacre Montgomery

I came from drama school, and it’s a group of 18 people working together in every single production and splitting up the roles for three years, so I am very much about the team.

Dacre Montgomery

I am the biggest geek and fan of film and TV, and I just go through phases.

Dacre Montgomery

I wasn’t a good kid in school. I wasn’t a bad kid. I just didn’t focus. My grades weren’t good. I mucked around, you know, a phase everyone went through.

Dacre Montgomery

My mum didn’t really let me watch TV until I was about 5 years old.

Dacre Montgomery

It’s not just the actor in front of the camera. And it’s important to have respect for all those people that work behind the camera.

Dacre Montgomery

I have so much drive and passion for this industry and the creative arts, and I want other kids to have that kind of drive, and to have a fire in their belly for whatever industry that they want to get into.

Dacre Montgomery

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