If the prime directives were followed a little more accurately here on earth, I mean it sounds somewhat Pollyanna, but I think people would certainly get along better.— Jonathan Frakes
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I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish.
Someone once said "Don't try to be a great man.
Just be a man, and let history make its own judgements."
I've always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we're the only life form in the galaxy.
I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into.
Don't get me wrong-I'm very thankful for all the aliens I've met and loved.
I always enjoyed going into the holodeck.
I think I'm a better director than I ever was an actor.
I'd love to go back to acting, but nobody seems to want me.
No, the type-casting didn't happen until after Star Trek.
I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast!
I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.
One of my philosophies as a director is to listen to other people's great ideas because they'll help make you better.
I think that I've been pigeon-holed by virtue of the fact that I've spent so much time in front of a green screen.
I don't think you ever leave Star Trek for good.
I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor.
I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they'll make another one.
Well, there's much more time to do a weekly show, and much more coverage - as it turns out, it was all preparation for the stuff I'm doing now - but it was interesting to see how much time was spent on how little airtime, compared to knocking out a show a day on the soaps.