Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.

— James MacArthur

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Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so. It's modern. It's a part of today's world.

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Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do... the place just grows on you.

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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!

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The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren't even allowed on location.

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I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.

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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.

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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.

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And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing.

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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.

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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.

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My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing.

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For years I have played the twenty-something lover.

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About James MacArthur

Quotes 26 sayings
Profession Actor
Birthday December 8, 1937

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.

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A woman doesn't just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs.

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It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.

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I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun.

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But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.

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Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.

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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.

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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.

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I don't think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did.

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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.

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You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice.

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Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I've had.

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I got into the acting business very young.

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