Alec Baldwin Thinks Shia LaBeouf Could Act Less Like a ‘Celebrity Chef’

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Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin attend the Guild Hall: Academy Of The Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards at The Plaza Hotel on March 4, 2013 in New York City.
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"Many film actors, though, who are purely film actors, they’re kind of like celebrity chefs, you know what I mean? You hand them the ingredients, and they whip it up, and they cook it, and they put it on a plate, and they want a round of applause. In the theater, we don’t just cook the food and serve it." —Alec Baldwin explains that contrary to the message of his former Orphans co-star Shia LeBeouf's acting wisdom tweets, good theater comes from slow and thoughtful work, and not a kick-it-up-a-notch state of mind. [Vulture]