I actually do my own renovations. I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done. Don't recommend doing it alone. I also built a 100-square-foot back porch. Again, don't recommend doing it alone.— Jeffrey Donovan
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What would surprise a lot of people about me.
.. I'm a gardener! I have a green thumb. I really like to get into the shrubs, the bushes, and really cultivate.
If someone grabbed me, I'd probably be able to choke them out in about eight seconds.
I could never say I'm going to do bigger and better things because that would negate what I've already accomplished, and I don't want to do that.
I don't think an actor's job is to be recognized.
I think an actor's job is to facilitate the writing in a way that changes the way people think. No other business does that.
Encouragement from my high school teacher Patty Hart said 'you need to focus and theater might be your route out of here.' I created the program, went to college and graduate school and now here I am.
Believe it or not, I don't own a TV. Crazy huh? I'm not a big movie-goer either. I just feel like I'm watching work. I am always outside and couldn't care less about what's on TV these days.
There was no theater program or anything where I'm from.
So junior year in high school I started the theater program.
You're living in the Caribbean in the United States and sometimes it's incredible blue skies and sometimes it's an incredible thunderstorm that kind of screams through, but I love that part of Florida.
As much as theyll let me I do my own stunts and I do all my own fighting.
There's not much out there that people are fighting for that leaves them with nothing but honor.
My mom raised us three boys by herself on welfare. It's not worse than anybody else's life.
If you think about TV series, we make 16 one-hour movies a season.
You don't get any opportunity like that in movies. I mean, I can't say I'll be able to do 16 movies in the next year, and so that's how I see it.
Believe it or not, I don't own a TV. Crazy huh?
When you're dealing with espionage and covert affairs, sometimes the secret is more exciting than the knowledge.
I have a hands-off policy when it comes to my larynx.
Guns make you stupidbetter to fight your wars with duct tape. Duct tape makes you smart.
The most fun I've had on 'Burn Notice,' I think it would have to be working with China Chow and Lucy Lawless.
I'm not a big movie-goer. I just feel like I'm watching work.
Do you want to see a mother and son antagonistically attack each other every single episode for five years? I don't think so.
I think that's why I keep being drawn back to television, because I think it's one of the most creative outlets.
I am always outside and couldn't care less about what's on TV these days.
I think that, especially with cable, it's an avenue to be creative.
I think why people are drawn more now to cable shows than ever is that they take more risks, they're creatively pushing the envelope. I think that the networks have to answer to a bigger advertising calling, whereas the smaller cables have lower ceilings that they can bump their heads on.
I've always wanted to do theater in Chicago.
Chicago is a big theater town-and, in some ways, I think this city is savvier and smarter than New York. Sometimes, I think it's a little too chic to go to theater in New York these days.
I'm very shy in real life; I can't really hit on girls.
My role as a producer is very specific.
It's maintaining the creative truthfulness, day in and day out.
It's very, very technical, what we do in film.
While all of the lights are there and all of the crew members and directors are staring right at you, you have to be honest. It's a very difficult, but technical medium.