Top 74 Richard Madden Quotes of 2020

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“The costume affects your posture, affects your walk, how you hold yourself, and how you breathe. The costumes make you deliver.”

― Richard Madden

“I kind of started ‘Game of Thrones’ as a really young actor and not a lot on my CV.”

― Richard Madden

“If ever anyone comes up to me, it’s usually like, ‘You look really like that guy on that show.’ And you’re like, ‘Really?’ And they’re like, ‘Yeah. Cool. See you later.’ And you’re like, ‘Cool, man.’”

― Richard Madden

“I try to live honestly in every aspect of my life, which can make things a bit more complicated, right?”

― Richard Madden

“I have two sisters, so we watched all of the Disney films. I think I still know the lyrics to them all.”

― Richard Madden

“I think I’d much rather have a wooden stick and metallic ball than a real dire wolf on set.”

― Richard Madden

“Doing jobs that are completely different to the last thing I did pushes me as an actor to change as much as I can. It would be easy for me to stay in a similar vein of characters or jobs, but I’m drawn to challenging myself.”

― Richard Madden

“When I’m not working, I like to be comfortable. I do like to dress smart, but comfort is important.”

― Richard Madden

“I played Romeo when I was younger, and I think I did a couple kind Romeo-like parts after that, and I kind of went, ‘I mustn’t do this again. I must always choose something that I don’t know if I’m a good enough actor to play.’”

― Richard Madden

“I hate all the red carpet stuff. It’s weird, because it’s part of what’s expected of you now.”

― Richard Madden

“I believe in love at first sight and hindsight.”

― Richard Madden

“That’s a really strange, unique position to be in – royalty is where you have no choice over what your duties are.”

― Richard Madden

“It’s nice to have recognition for doing a good job, but at the end of the day, I’m just an actor and I’m doing my job and I’m always trying to get better at doing that job.”

― Richard Madden

“I like clothes and fashion. It’s a hobby for me and I really enjoy being part of it, so it’s nice when people say: ‘He can dress quite well.’”

― Richard Madden

“I’m an actor and my job is to interpret.”

― Richard Madden

“You act at being a man, and before you know it, you are one.”

― Richard Madden

“I think I need to film something tropical on a beach in a bar.”

― Richard Madden

“When I was younger, I did a TV show in the U.K. for a couple years, and I learned a lot from that. It taught me a lot about being known amongst your peers and having to deal with a lot of derision from them.”

― Richard Madden

“I’m a sci-fi guy. But I like fantasy too.”

― Richard Madden

“Google is the enemy. I would tell that to anyone who enjoys any TV show like ‘Game of Thrones’ to avoid it; it spoils so many storylines.”

― Richard Madden

“Typically in ‘Game of Thrones,’ people who are honest and just and do things for the right reasons tend not to survive.”

― Richard Madden

“One of the most beautiful things about ‘Game of Thrones’ is it’s told from so many different points of view, and these characters can convince you that what they’re doing is right. But they’re only showing you a bit of the picture, and when you see it from another character’s point of view you may switch allegiances.”

― Richard Madden

“When I was younger, I did a TV show in the U.K. for a couple years, and I learned a lot from that. It taught me a lot about being known amongst your peers and having to deal with a lot of derision from them. It’s not easy being known as ‘the kid from the TV show.’ Not in school it’s not.”

― Richard Madden

“I’d love to do something on Broadway. I’d love to spend some time in New York.”

― Richard Madden

“I think it’s good for an actor to bounce between stuff on camera and stuff in theatre. If I could do half and half every year I would be a very, very happy man.”

― Richard Madden

“I think often I learn the most from other people’s mistakes. If I’m in the audience watching an actor and thinking, ‘I don’t believe you,’ I spend the rest of the play working out why I don’t believe them.”

― Richard Madden

“I love Jon Snow’s character.”

― Richard Madden

“I was a nervous kid, not great socially.”

― Richard Madden

“I was always a bit old for my age, then suddenly I’m on set, working alongside the adults, skipping school completely for two years.”

― Richard Madden

“I can see how child stars can be thrown off-kilter.”

― Richard Madden

“I like to try to change things up a bit in the way that actors such as Philip Seymour Hoffman or Michael Fassbender did and do.”

― Richard Madden

“Bill Haskell was real.”

― Richard Madden

“You have to be delicate with how you can portray characters other people are having a worship over.”

― Richard Madden

“When you’re not in studios, you don’t have any luxuries; you can’t control the elements, so you have to put up with those extremes.”

― Richard Madden

“I think meeting someone like, meeting Sam Shepard, that was someone who was kind of important for me, because I’d read so much of his work and watched him as an actor since I was a kid, then being on set doing a scene with him and thinking, ‘This is really surreal.’”

― Richard Madden

“I was at a rough high school where admitting you were an actor didn’t go down well.”

― Richard Madden

“We don’t really get to see gay characters who are completely open with their sexuality, but it doesn’t define who they are.”

― Richard Madden

“I try to be outdoors as much as I can.”

― Richard Madden

“I always try to pick my parts to be as diverse as I can, and especially when you do ‘Game of Thrones’ for so many months of the year.”

― Richard Madden

“I need to kind of get a job that’s going to take me to, like, Hawaii or Rio or something, right? Maybe I need to make better decisions with that.”

― Richard Madden

“I don’t find it hard to stay humble.”

― Richard Madden

“No one in safe in ‘Game of Thrones.’”

― Richard Madden

“I only have an awareness of what I’m trying to achieve as an actor and what my job as the character is to service.”

― Richard Madden

“Robb Stark was a young man not expecting anything, thinking his life is going to be on one path, and then he’s pushed. More weight and responsibility get put onto him; more demands are made of him. For me, as an actor, there are parallels to that.”

― Richard Madden

“I love ‘Doctor Who.’”

― Richard Madden

“’Game of Thrones’ couldn’t be a movie. There’s too much in it. You couldn’t do it justice.”

― Richard Madden

“I know people like Jon Snow a lot.”

― Richard Madden

“I’m lucky to get jobs where I get these amazing film horses that make me look much better than I am.”

― Richard Madden

“Good people never survive on ‘Game of Thrones.’ That’s the problem.”

― Richard Madden

“Oh, I am not naturally gifted in dancing in any way! Stupidly, I didn’t go to those classes in drama school. I was like, ‘I don’t need that; I’ll never be dancing in anything.’”

― Richard Madden

“To be with Derek Jacobi and Stellan Skarsgard, it’s a master class in acting every day.”

― Richard Madden

“I love Lady Stoneheart!”

― Richard Madden

“I’ve watched ‘Doctor Who’ since I was a kid. I loved it, and I still love it. I can geek out about it, like when I go to set and see the TARDIS.”

― Richard Madden

“I just love to be able to actually build a character.”

― Richard Madden

“Doing Shakespeare on stage with Kenneth Branagh, I don’t think it gets better than that.”

― Richard Madden

“I went to drama school in Scotland.”

― Richard Madden

“I’m dying to do something sci-fi! I would love to be on a spaceship and firing a laser gun! Something like that would be really awesome. Or something with dinosaurs. Or preferably both at once.”

― Richard Madden

“You learn something new on every film.”

― Richard Madden

“I thought ‘Game of Thrones’ had this challenge in filming, and it’s one of those things you think, ‘It can’t get worse than this,’ because it’s really cold, and you’re in pain, and it’s miserable.”

― Richard Madden

“I have such pride in my job.”

― Richard Madden

“I love doing television; it’s such a brilliant way to tell a story over six hours rather over the two hours of doing a movie.”

― Richard Madden

“For ‘Cinderella,’ I did six weeks of those interviews, where you get asked the same eight questions. If you’re not capable of doing that gracefully, then don’t do it.”

― Richard Madden

“I’ll keep doing the things I don’t know if I’m good enough to do.”

― Richard Madden

“There’s no background of creativity in my family; there are no actors or musicians.”

― Richard Madden

“My school didn’t have a drama department. I was one of the lucky four children who got to travel twice a week to another school because our school could only afford one taxi.”

― Richard Madden

“Undoubtedly there is a difference between people with money having access to the arts that people from working-class backgrounds don’t have, but that’s not their fault. I’m not taking anything away from these brilliant actors who are doing great stuff in Hollywood. A lot of them are my friends.”

― Richard Madden

“My best friend was really cool, and she went to a youth theatre in Paisley, so I thought maybe that’s the way to do it. I went along, and I immediately found something I was passionate about and really enjoyed.”

― Richard Madden

“I’d really like to shave my hair off and get a bit more hard-edged.”

― Richard Madden

“I’ve done a few old-style romantic leads now.”

― Richard Madden

“You can meet lots of actors who are in their own world and do their own thing, and they have no idea what’s going on and they don’t know anyone’s name around them.”

― Richard Madden

“When you’re on set with an actor like Derek Jacobi, it’s not hard to tell the truth when you’re looking in his eyes, and he’s so open and creative and ready to play.”

― Richard Madden

“I’m not naturally a gifted dancer, and I don’t enjoy it.”

― Richard Madden

“I jumped off a platform, was supposed to land on a roof and slide down it, but I cleared the roof and landed on my ankle – snapped that to one side.”

― Richard Madden

“I didn’t really think about wanting to be a prince when I was a kid.”

― Richard Madden
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