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Movies are movies, television is television.
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#American Actor

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Change is good. And in fact unavoidable.
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The neurosis of all this ageism is that Harrison Ford, Eastwood, Redford, Newman, etc., etc., have been playing heartthrobs until they need more filters than a pack of Camels. And their girlfriends are in their 20s. But being a Movie Star changes all the rules.
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#Neurosis

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Films must all have the same structure. All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
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#American Actor #Office

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From the very beginning, the primary appeal of macrobiotics for me was that it was something I could try by myself. I had never sought, nor wanted... help in trying to understand the principles of yin and yang.
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#Beginning

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A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
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America is terrified of the passage of time. Prozac Nation. Land of Face Lifts.
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I loved sitting on my veranda sipping quality scotch, puffing a Cuban cigar and watching Cuba on the horizon, or the oceanic vista. Did this late in the evenings many times.
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#Quality

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To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked.
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The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it.
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Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input. Actors are dumb.
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You can't leave civilization behind entirely.
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#American Actor #Civilization

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I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage.
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I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
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Months of working on The A-Team had not made me happier or more contented. It has challenged my ability to remain so. The hours of waiting, talking and thinking on the set needed to be balanced.
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#Ability

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When I was a young actor... the more different you were from the part you played, the more talent it reflected.
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I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say.
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#American Actor #Books And Reading

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I never get involved with the ladies I work with.
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#American Actor #Work

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It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.
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#American Actor #Marketing

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From dear, dear Gloria Swanson, I learned how to live long, happy and free of health problems. I owe her my life.
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Children who cling to parents or who don't want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth.
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The space genre is timeless.
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#American Actor #Space

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I went from being a big TV star on the lot, with my own parking space, my own table in the commissary, to a complete nobody! When I went to get my stuff, they wouldn't let me on the lot.
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#Space

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If you want to have great success, you'd better give them what they want, but so be it.
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#American Actor