Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.— James MacArthur
The most stunning James MacArthur quotes that are glad to read
Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so. It's modern. It's a part of today's world.
Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do... the place just grows on you.
Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that this was a success such as we'd never hoped for!
The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren't even allowed on location.
I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.
Frankly - and believe me, I say this without any pretense - when I see the road I've taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I've come out pretty well.
I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.
And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing.
If the woman in my life, the one that I felt I loved enough to want to marry, loved my children, I'd know then that her love for me was deeper than I could hope for.
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors.
My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing.
For years I have played the twenty-something lover.
We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down.
Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys.
A woman doesn't just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs.
It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.
I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun.
But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.
Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.
Once you're a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you're a winner.
Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails.
Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful;
that understanding, well, I'd give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I'd love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman.
I don't think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did.
As long as I continue to breathe, as long as there's injustice in this world, I will use the voice that God has given me to speak against it.
You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice.
Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I've had.