28 Corey Stoll Quotes from the American Actor

Corey Daniel Stoll, born on March 14, 1976, is an American actor recognized for his roles in Netflix’s “House of Cards” and FX’s “The Strain”.

He also played Michael Prince in “Billions” on Showtime and had roles in NBC’s “Law & Order: LA”.

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he portrayed Darren Cross in “Ant-Man” and its sequel.

Stoll’s other roles include an off-Broadway play “Intimate Apparel”, playing Ernest Hemingway in “Midnight in Paris” and roles in “Black Mass”, “First Man” and “The Many Saints of Newark”.


Born in New York City, he was raised Jewish. Stoll studied drama at various institutions and graduated from New York University’s Tisch School in 2003.

He’s acted in numerous films and TV series. He married actress Nadia Bowers in 2015 and they have a child.

Here is a famous collection of quotes by Corey Stoll.

Best Corey Stoll Quotes

My parents met when they were 16 and bonded over the antiwar movement. ~ Corey Stoll.


Working outdoors in the Delacorte Theater is always challenging. ~ Corey Stoll.


If I could grill for breakfast, I would. ~ Corey Stoll.

People say the ‘Lost Generation’ in a romantic sense, but I think it was tragic. They were really lost. ~ Corey Stoll.

After college, I was an intern at the New York Theater Workshop. In the mornings, I would build sets and hang lights, and in the afternoon, I would be the reader for auditions. ~ Corey Stoll.

I started with superhero stuff – ‘X-Men’ and ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Batman’ and ‘Hellboy’ – but I wasn’t familiar with ‘The Strain’ until I started the show. ~ Corey Stoll.

Famous Corey Stoll Quotes


I think part of being masculine is not needing to prove it and not needing to answer for it. ~ Corey Stoll.

Yes, I’m a New Yorker, born and bred. While I’m not quite the L.A. snob that Woody Allen is, I do find myself happier in New York. ~ Corey Stoll.


I can walk down the street and nobody knows who I am. ~ Corey Stoll.

In terms of my free time, I really don’t have much. The time I do have, I enjoy being domestic and spending time with my girlfriend, hiking and playing tennis. ~ Corey Stoll.

I never really knew what to do with my hair to begin with. When I was fat, I had incredibly long, unkempt hair. And there was kind of a poetic justice to losing something I was hiding behind. ~ Corey Stoll.

It’s funny; I’m in some ways hopelessly masculine, but I don’t fish, I don’t hunt, I’m not that into sports. I can’t fix a car. I think it’s my point of view and the way I see the world. ~ Corey Stoll.

Popular Corey Stoll Quotes

There’s a ton of stories that can come out of L.A. I actually think that even though I enjoy being in New York more, I think that L.A. is a really fascinating place. ~ Corey Stoll.


I was not into B-movies. A lot of it is sloppy. ~ Corey Stoll.

When you’re in a theater, it’s about reaching the back rows. When you have a camera in your face, it’s just about knowing the size of the room. ~ Corey Stoll.

It’s not necessarily the most compelling thing for a liberal like myself to be making an impassioned plea for the divine rights of kings and for observing the hierarchy of order, of class and authority. ~ Corey Stoll.


The good guy is only as strong as the bad guy. ~ Corey Stoll.

Growing up, I used to babysit, but, thinking back on what I was like at 15, this was probably a terrible idea. ~ Corey Stoll.

I made a choice in my career to not get hair plugs and not hide the fact that I was balding, and I’ve managed to play all sorts of characters who have shaved heads. ~ Corey Stoll.


A play is not a tweet. It can’t be compressed and embedded, and it definitely can’t be delivered apologetically. ~ Corey Stoll.

The very act of saying anything more nuanced than ‘us good, them bad’ is under attack, and I’m proud to stand with artists who do. ~ Corey Stoll.

Top Corey Stoll Quotes

I don’t feel secure at all. I don’t know what actor would feel they’ve made it. I feel like I’m just starting. ~ Corey Stoll.


What’s really fun as the villain is working to get the audience to hate you. ~ Corey Stoll.

In this new world where art is willfully misinterpreted to score points and to distract, simply doing the work of an artist has become a political act. ~ Corey Stoll.

The thing is that, often if you have time to research a role, sometimes it’s hard to know exactly where to start. ~ Corey Stoll.


Good writing is everything. ~ Corey Stoll.

I think, sometimes, actors having a holistic view of what they’re in can be overrated. Especially when you’re playing somebody as narcissistic and self-involved as Ernest Hemingway, it doesn’t really matter what else is in the script. ~ Corey Stoll.

My parents never had to tell me about the birds and the bees, you know? It was very out in the open. ~ Corey Stoll.

So these were the 28 quotes by Corey Stoll.

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