I like variety, which is frustrating. But I've always been picky. I was afraid Pirates would be too much like Twentieth Century, broad comedy. But my agent talked me into it. I was spoiled by the range of a repertory theater.
Ambition without contribution is of no significance.
It was all completely incomprehensible to me. I was fearful of the language. You had to look up every third word.
I see God as a song-and-dance man. If I had my way, he'd be able to carry a tune, too. Preferably, one of mine.
I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano.
Hindsight. It's like foresight without a future.
The technique's many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centeredness, vocal relaxation, and responsiveness, mind/body connection and about an inch and a half of additional height.
The worth of a life is not determined by a single failure or a solitary success.
I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films.
I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, nor would I do a soap opera -- both of which I did as soon as I left the Acting Company and was starving.
Last Update: 26 September 2022
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