ON PREPPING FOR MAKEUP
I’d go in at around 3 a.m., shave my head and my face and pour alcohol all over—which feels really good [laughs].
ON HIS GIANT PROSTHETIC HEAD
The sweat just comes down, down, down. It was vile. I would feel like crap, and then the minute the camera started rolling, I was having a blast.
ON THE REACTION FROM HIS WIFE, MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL
She has such enormous empathy. She came up and looked at it and said, “Do you get claustrophobic in there?”
ON TIM ROBBINS PLAYING HIS DAD
Tim gave me my first movie, Dead Man Walking. The guy who hires you is always gonna be your boss.