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Minnie Maddern Fiske
“Above all, ignore the audience.”
“... an actor is exactly as big as his imagination.”
“... acting is the conveyance of truth through the medium of the actor's mind and person. The science of acting deals with the perfecting of that medium. The great actors are the luminous ones.”
“Among the most disheartening and dangerous ... advisors, you will often find those closest to you, your dearest friends, members of your own family, perhaps, loving, anxious, and knowing nothing whatever ...”
Minnie Maddern Fiske, U.S. actor, playwright, director, animal rights advocate
(1865 - 1932)
Born Marie Augusta Davey.