The best thing I ever learned from my dad was he knew he wasn't the best of singers, but he always knew he was a great entertainer, and I always thought that was a good concept to bring along, that ultimately acting is an entertainment art and you have to be aware of the fact that you want people to be excited to be watching you.

-Dean Norris
Dean Norris

Actors like to play bad guys because they're more fun. They also win more awards. Dean Norri

Dean Norris
I don't have a lot of downtime. Dean Norri
Dean Norris

I think actors who take things too far are funny.

Dean Norris
If I have a day off I will play golf. Dean No
Dean Norris

My dad was a singer in a band and neither of my parents went to college, and I ended up getting into Harvard and was the first person in my family that went to college and it happened to be Harvard.

Dean Norris
I earned a black belt when I was in high school. And I did a lot of boxing and full contact karate in college.
Dean Norris

Look, we're in the time of the anti-hero.

Dean Norris
To survive in a lot of male-dominated situations - the police, the military, what have you - you put on a bit of the crass, blowhard thing, because you just can't survive being the nice guy in those environments.
Dean Norris

The best thing I ever learned from my dad was he knew he wasn't the best of singers, but he always knew he was a great entertainer, and I always thought that was a good concept to bring along, that ultimately acting is an entertainment art and you have to be aware of the fact that you want people to be excited to be watching you.

Dean Norris
Actors like to play bad guys because they're more fun. They also win more awards.