17 Shannyn Sossamon Quotes from the American Actress

Shannyn Sossamon is an American actress and director who started her career at 21 in ‘A Knight’s Tale’ with Heath Ledger.

Notable roles include starring in ‘Wayward Pines’, ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ‘Sinister 2’. Other credits encompass ‘The End of Love’, ‘Our Family Wedding’ and ’40 Days and 40 Nights’.


Outside acting, Sossamon creates short videos for her mobile-oriented project, ‘The Maude Room: A Variety Show’.

Related: Lynn Whitfield Quotes from the American Actress and Jenna Jameson Quotes from American Actress

Below are some of the top quotes by Shannyn Sossamon.

Best Shannyn Sossamon Quotes


Someone pays me a hundred bucks every Tuesday to DJ. I don’t think I’ll ever give that up. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.


I’m really enjoying being an actor right now, at this point in my life. It’s a great job, it’s a huge responsibility, and I just want to do it more. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I was always interested in doing it, but I was so content with my life that I didn’t really go after it. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.


I’m a film doll. But I’m enjoying it. So I’m gonna keep doing it. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I was more wishy-washy in the first 12 years of my career, just because that was my personality. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects because I just wasn’t interested. When I read A Knight’s Tale, that was that. I knew I wanted to do this movie. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.


I’m a little bit more of a relaxed, lazy mother. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I did short film with Damian Lewis from Homeland, that was a really incredible experience. He’s one of the best actors I’ve ever worked with. Even though that’s a short film for Jaguar that’s really, in essence, a commercial, it didn’t feel like it, at all. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I’m reading and trying to find a television show that I really like, so I can start really working again and gain some momentum. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.


If money is the only plus, I will always say no. But, if there’s more, than I’m down. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I think the emotional toolbox I have is healthy for an actor, as far as the intensity of emotions go. It’s other things I have to hone. I can swim in that comfortably. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

Top Shannyn Sossamon Quotes

I don’t want to speak for all people who don’t have children, but maybe there’s a discomfort with kids and the amount of attention they demand, by just being the age that they are. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.


You know when there’s someone new on the rise and there’s too much hype? I didn’t want that to be me. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

But I’m trying not to be cynical – I don’t want to be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it. It’s really amazing what’s happening to me. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

In every take, that you’re not sure of what they’re going to cut and paste together and what the arc or the purpose or the intention of your character’s journey will be in the story. You don’t have control. Sometimes that’s wonderful, and sometimes that can be scary. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

I see in my friends that don’t have kids, when they come over, and the amount of times our conversation gets interrupted by my children. It’s almost jarring. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

Supporting a family and financial necessity aside, what I want is to read it and just have that feeling in your chest that you know you need to do it and you understand how you could get there, even if it scares you. ~ Shannyn Sossamon.

So these were the 17 quotes by Shannyn Sossamon.

If these quotes and sayings connect with you, check out our other posts on Embeth Davidtz quotes and Kurtwood Smith quotes.

Share with others!
Chandan Negi
Chandan Negi

I’m the Founder of Internet Pillar - I love sharing quotes and motivational content to inspire and motivate people - #quotes #motivation #internetpillar