Candice Patton Quotes

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I get comments all the time on Twitter, and fan mail ab

I get comments all the time on Twitter, and fan mail about how amazing it is to see me play Iris West: a strong woman. It’s not really about her being black; she just happens to be black.
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I didn’t have an acting job when I moved to L.A. I was just naive enough to think that moving to L.A. was the next step after college. My parents were really supportive.
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I learn my lines in a few different ways. A lot of my dialogue sticks with me in a general sort of way when I read the entire script for the first or second time. Then, when I get the shooting schedule, I have a better idea of what scenes are shooting when. I then will focus on those that are coming up first.
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First stop when I’m on set is my trailer. I like to set my stuff down and lock the door. Be in my own space for a few minutes.
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For me, Iris West was traditionally white in the comic books. So, you know, comic book fans are very opinionated, very vocal. So it was very scary stepping into that role when I started the show.
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I didn’t read comic books; that’s not something that was really available to me as a child. We watched more cartoons and movies.
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I don’t worry too much about learning lines per se. The memorization is the easy part for me, usually. For me, it’s more about working on the context, back story, intention, motivation, etc. Once that’s in place, the lines come pretty naturally.
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It’s not enough to be diverse in your casting. You have to service those characters; you have to make them fully well rounded because people are watching.
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My favorite part of my working day is hanging with my hair and makeup team. They keep me energized and motivated.
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It’s so important for young girls of color – young girls of any color – to see diverse women as the heroes of their own story.
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The last thing we need is women on TV hating each other.
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I would love to do a non-musical Broadway or Off-Broadway play.
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I remember being interested in theater when I was in school, but I wasn’t always engaged in making it a career. I was a cheerleader in Texas, but I tore my ACL, so I was out for the rest of the season. That’s when I started putting more of my passion into theater.
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It’s great to know that young black girls are seeing themselves on TV as leading ladies, and I’m part of that. It’s just such an honor.
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When you’re shooting a TV show, there’s not a lot of time to build character.
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I grew up with Batman and Superman but definitely in a cartoon and a movie kind of way. I was familiar with DC superheroes. I didn’t know much about The Flash or anything about Iris West!
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The world in which we live is diverse, and I think television and film should reflect that.
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Iris is the Lois Lane of ‘The Flash.’ It’s a really special role. Knowing they were willing to offer it to an African American – Iris is traditionally white – I knew how important this would be for so many people.
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Luckily, I didn’t have many ‘day jobswhile trying to find success in Los Angeles. When I first moved to L.A., I worked at Bubba Gump Restaurant for about two days. I didn’t even make it through training before I quit. I just didn’t care to memorize all the different types of shrimp.
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I would love, love, love to do theatre. It’s how I started, and essentially, it’s my heart.
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I’m quite a loner. I realized that I’m very introverted, and I get energy by being alone instead of being with other people.
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We would be silly to say that race issues don’t exist in 2014.
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