Ansel Elgort

'East of Eden' is an important story for me. It's about a kid that's misunderstood and feels like he's not loved by his father. It's a very father-son kind of story, and it's not until the end that they sort of make up. I like that because every boy has trouble with his father, so it's very relatable.Ansel Elgort

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It's important to be a divergent musician and do a little bit of everything, except you have to make sure your fans are aware of it and that you string them along the right way.Ansel Elgort

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I had a birthday party with my family and friends at a house, and Chipotle catered. It was beautiful.Ansel Elgort

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'The Fault in Our Stars' is a beautiful film that's really positive. The second half gets sad, but it's always positive.Ansel Elgort

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I'm a total goof. When I'm being really comfortable with my friends, I can be very goofy.Ansel Elgort

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I don't want anyone part of my love life besides me and the person I'm loving.Ansel Elgort

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When you're crafting a character, it's good to have a lot of influences.Ansel Elgort

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When girls scream my name and start crying, I blush like crazy.Ansel Elgort

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As an actor, you want a director who makes you feel comfortable in a place that you can really create and try a lot of different things.Ansel Elgort

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A lot of high school students on TV and in Broadway are played by people in their late 20s and even early 30s. That seems weird to me.Ansel Elgort

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From an early age, I understood the concept that, if you're not the star, then your job is to not pull attention away from the star.Ansel Elgort

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Picture-taking is an ensemble art - like theater.Ansel Elgort

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I don't believe in spending money lavishly, now that I'm making money.Ansel Elgort

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My dad was always taking photos of us at home, and even on set - he'd bring us along and stick us in the photos in the background. It was almost the beginning of acting for me, like, 'Hey, you go over there and play basketball in the background, and don't even think about the camera.'Ansel Elgort

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I write music because I love it. Sometimes more than anything in the world.Ansel Elgort

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I have a lot of weird interests, but everything I do is artistic.Ansel Elgort

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Most actors nowadays are models turned actors. That's why a lot of young actors are terrible. You have to learn how to act. It is not something that you can just do.Ansel Elgort

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I think it's important I stay connected to every part of my personality. I play basketball. I rock climb. I paint. I'm a little bit scattered, but it's so I can convincingly play all these characters.Ansel Elgort

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I'm starting to get a following on Twitter. That's a really awesome power to have. It gives me the opportunity to make any kind of art I want.Ansel Elgort

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I hated the ballet, but I liked performing. I did 20 shows, and I couldn't get the smile off my face.Ansel Elgort

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All I want to do is work.Ansel Elgort

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I love Marlon Brando and James Dean. That was when it was all about the star and the script. Nowadays, everything has to be action-packed.Ansel Elgort

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I want to do movies, television and theater. Whatever comes along.Ansel Elgort

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Just in terms of the opportunity I've gotten is amazing. I consider myself super, super, super lucky.Ansel Elgort

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My dad's a photographer. So I suppose he named me Ansel just in case I would take over the family business. I guess I failed him.Ansel Elgort

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My dad grew up in Washington Heights. I grew up in New York in Manhattan. So we're purebred New Yorkers.Ansel Elgort

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I think that most people who are just artists, who are getting famous, would trade a lot of their fame back for some normalcy, pretty much immediately.Ansel Elgort

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I want to encourage people. One of the things I do encourage people is that - that Internet is a place where we should share our ideas and be positive, not negative.Ansel Elgort

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I'm looking forward to, as an actor, having to do some stuff that's out of my comfort zone. It makes for interesting work and when you're uncomfortable doing something; then it's going to be interesting when they film it.Ansel Elgort

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I think everyone should have social media - all young people, at least.Ansel Elgort

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