When we were filming ‘The Darkest Hour’ we didn’t even know what the aliens were going to look like we didn’t even have a graphic reference. So it was definitely a big challenge to sell those kind of extreme moments when you’re just generating them from your own imagination.

Olivia Thirlby Imagination Quote

My hobbies include maintaining my physical and mental health. It’s a full-time job. Yoga definitely helps for both of them. I’m a big fan of relaxing and not having a schedule. That’s my best way to keep from going crazy.

Olivia Thirlby Health Quote

I love to cook. My dad’s a really excellent cook and his style is: Look in the fridge and make whatever there is with whatever ingredients you have and I like cooking like that too.

Olivia Thirlby Dad Quote

I had this totally impossible dream of being an actress. Trust me just because I’m lucky enough to be doing this doesn’t make any of this less of a pipe dream. And nothing gets my juices flowing like a really great performance. To see someone on stage I get really excited.

Olivia Thirlby Trust Quote

I don’t believe that if I came out as bisexual the world will change. But it’s really important for people to be truthful about who they are and fight for equality. We need to help the world usher itself into the next phase.

Olivia Thirlby Change Quote

I do I kick major butt in ‘Dredd.’ I get to kill people. I break a guy’s neck by roundhouse kicking him in the face. It was me I did it. I learned how to roundhouse kick. I also do it with my hands cuffed behind my back so it’s pretty cool I have to say. Yeah leather body suit blonde hair the whole thing.

Olivia Thirlby Cool Quote

I feel like it’s always about embracing what it is that you think is wrong with you. It’s often times your greatest ‘flaw’ which actually forays into what is also your greatest strength.

There’s so much with my character in ‘Dredd’ that I identify with. She’s my favorite character I think I’ve ever played. She’s the most dynamic and fascinating woman that I could even imagine playing so I love her. What I love about her is that her sensitivity is her greatest strength.

Olivia Thirlby Strength Quotes