Diego Klattenhoff Best Quotes

Diego Klattenhoff is a Canadian actor best known for playing Mike Faber in the Showtime series Homeland. He also played Derek in Whistler and Ivan in Men in Trees. He currently stars as FBI Agent Donald Ressler in The Blacklist. Enjoy Diego Klattenhoff’s best quotes below.

“I moved away when I was young, when I was about 19. I’d literally come from an area with dirt roads and stuff like that, right to the centre of a city of about five million people. It’s been great. I’m based in New York, and every day, it’s amazing.”
“Charlotte is a very interesting place – I’m Canadian, but I’ve lived in Toronto, Vancouver, and I’ve been living here in L.A. for years.”
“You’re always just trying to create opportunities and be ready when those opportunities present themselves. I can’t look at anybody and think ‘I want to be Damian Lewis’ – I’d be setting myself up for failure.”
“Cable is a great medium. It’s something I respond to. I’m not doing sitcoms. People don’t find me funny. That’s just the way it is.”
“Cardio is boring for me, so running outside helps to keep me going.”
“I grew up in Nova Scotia, so there weren’t a whole lot of rules.”
“I’m from a very, very rural place. There’s really nobody out there, just roads and farms.”
“I’m going for that Mark Wahlberg look. Strong and confident.”
“I’m so happy with ‘The Blacklist.’ Give me more people to shoot and throw them off buildings.”
“Luckily, I had that experience on ‘Homeland,’ to work with these unreal people who are unbelievably talented, great actors.”
“You put on the military outfit, and it definitely tightens everything up and makes you stand up straighter.”
“I can’t tell you how good it is to go from ‘Homeland’ to be lucky enough to find ‘The Blacklist’ at the right time. It literally came at the very end of pilot season when I thought there was nothing left.”
“I got two older brothers and two younger sisters, and we grew up in the country, and we were a little feral. So as long as the car didn’t end up in the rhubarb and you didn’t get caught for doing whatever you were doing, you were fine.”
“I grew up playing hockey and baseball, so I wish I had time to get back into it, but living in L.A. and North Carolina, you have to take advantage of the golf.”
“I grew up working on farms. You’d do anything for money. You’d pick blueberries in the summertime for weeks; you’d cut down, like, spruce and fir trees for pulp.”
“It’s all about learning your craft and honing it in and really paying attention to people who are doing it and what their advice is. It’s like anything: it takes years and years and years. A lot of it comes down to work ethic.”
“You have to get the casting right. You have to get the people behind it. Your director might not be the right director for the project. And then, it has to test and those people in that room, wherever they are, have to turn those buttons the right way at the right time.”

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