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If you’re a fan of 80s and 90s movies, then you’re probably familiar with Juliette Lewis. She’s starred in some of the most popular films of that era, such as Cape Fear and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? But what do you really know about her? In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the life of Juliette Lewis. From her early years to her current acting career, we’ll explore everything she’s been through.

Discover the deepest Life, Love quotes from Juliette Lewis, and much more.


About Juliette Lewis

birth of the author

June 21, 1973

occupation of the author

Actress, Singer

date of the author

Years Active:

genre of the author

Alternative Rock

instrument of the author


institution of the author

Fiddler, Hassle, The Militia Group, The End

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Juliette And The Licks Cherie Currie


My focus, my life, my world is now. You just can’t plan the future. — Juliette Lewis

All that schooling never prepares you for the reality of life. — Juliette Lewis

I don’t have an explosive temper. People seem to think that–maybe somewhere lives the lion in my cage. But I’m actually kind of goofy. — Juliette Lewis

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. — Juliette Lewis

my focus my life my world is now you just can t plan the future Juliette Lewis quote

I get lonely–I’m not going to lie about that… I kind of signed up in my mind that I’m giving myself wholeheartedly, full–throttle to my creative life, and I don’t want to be distracted. — Juliette Lewis

I’ve been around for a long time now, and you start to hear these urban legends about yourself. — Juliette Lewis

There’s] this idea of ‘I want to take care of myself,’ but at the same time I want to be brave, daring, and expressive. — Juliette Lewis


I have people come up to me who love ‘The Other Sister,’ or ‘Old School,’ or ‘What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.’ — Juliette Lewis

With movies and TV, storytelling, it’s a different medium. I really love it, but I’m one part of many, many pieces of that puzzle and a lot of it is out of my control. — Juliette Lewis

i knew i could live no other way that the one thing i wanted was to act and do it well Juliette Lewis quote

What I get in rock ‘n’ roll that I don’t get in movies is that connection with people. With music it’s instantaneous, and just to watch people light up, it’s really amazing. I love that connection. — Juliette Lewis

I knew I could live no other way, that the one thing I wanted was to act and do it well. — Juliette Lewis

Inspiring Phrases From Juliette Lewis

The worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid. — Juliette Lewis

My brother has endless footage of us as kids because he had a video camera when we were growing up. The trippiest part was my younger self predicting my future path, like a truth–seer. — Juliette Lewis

For me, the most challenging thing was developing myself as a songwriter and as a performer and as the leader of a band. And I just did it. — Juliette Lewis

the worst thing you can do to a kid is tell them that their dreams are invalid Juliette Lewis quote

I know what I’m doing. And I even know when I don’t know what I’m doing. Then there are people who don’t want to know that you know what you’re doing. — Juliette Lewis

I collect clothes–they keep building and building. I buy them instead of having them washed. — Juliette Lewis

I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady. — Juliette Lewis

Understanding human nature. Perception. That’s how I see acting–perception and communication. — Juliette Lewis

Various Statements From Juliette Lewis

I just care about what I get to unearth and what makes me uncomfortable and what makes me grow because, ultimately, I just don’t want to ever play it safe. — Juliette Lewis

there s a duality in myself and it s also what i try and instill in my roles Juliette Lewis quote

Musically, I wear many hats. I’m the social media director. I conceptualise the videos, write the songs, do the press. I’m not a major label act. — Juliette Lewis

I don’t make an effort to be sloppy. I just don’t consider a perfect hairdo and a perfect face to be beautiful. If I had my way I’d dress myself and do my own makeup for magazine shoots. — Juliette Lewis

I like people like Tina Turner, Chrissie Hynde, Debbie Harry, and Stevie Nicks; you only hear that person in their voice, they sound like nobody else. — Juliette Lewis

I have a huge fear of crowds. The irony is that my band is a therapeutic exercise. I hurl myself into thousands of people. — Juliette Lewis

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There’ s a duality in myself, and it’s also what I try and instill in my roles. — Juliette Lewis

I hate dates. It becomes a weird auditioning process. And I’ve never had normal dating. — Juliette Lewis

More Phrases From Juliette Lewis

Nobody would ever think, ‘Oh, get into acting so you can live the straight and narrow path,’ but it gave me a sense of discipline and focus. — Juliette Lewis

Being an actor is like being a bass player: one of the component parts to the collective hole. — Juliette Lewis

Music is kind of my everything. — Juliette Lewis

Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can’t just say ‘hi’. You say hi and people whisper ‘Man, did you see the way she said Hi. What an attitude. — Juliette Lewis

music is kind of my everything Juliette Lewis quote

As early as when I was five or six I wanted to perform. — Juliette Lewis

I think I can be beautiful with all the little stuff done, and I can be ugly. A lot of attractive actresses can’t be ugly. — Juliette Lewis

I’m actually very moral and nurturing, but I’m also adventurous. I am challenging. — Juliette Lewis

Deeper Quotes From Juliette Lewis

For me, a spiritual and existential crisis is the same thing in that your foundation gets rocked. — Juliette Lewis

I wear my heart on my sleeve. I have no poker face. — Juliette Lewis

i wear my heart on my sleeve i have no poker face Juliette Lewis quote

In movies like ‘Cape Fear,’ I never played verbal characters. Now, as a grown–up, I relish playing people that are not like myself. That’s what I enjoy about acting. — Juliette Lewis

Leaving your home can be a fear at times. You gotta make yourself get out. — Juliette Lewis

It’s not my nature to dominate and bully. — Juliette Lewis

I’m always revving the engine. In this industry, there are so many twists and turns. You never have it made. — Juliette Lewis

I don’t care about labels or anything. — Juliette Lewis

leaving your home can be a fear at times you gotta make yourself get out Juliette Lewis quote