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What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People…
People wonder why first-time directors can make a brilliant picture, then suck on the second one. It’s because they’re a little terrified the first time.…
There’s a big difference between wanting to work and having to work. And I had to learn that the hard way. Now money is very…
I remember at 16 years old, growing up in Queens, we were punks, but hey, when we went to the theater, we wore a shirt…
I loved ‘Funny Lady’ for whatever reason. People say they didn’t know I could sing and dance. Well, nobody ever asks me – it’s always,…
I have nothing against these big CGI movies, but there are not enough of the other ones – the ones with stories about character that…
I’m sort of a Walter Mitty. I got fewer brain cells than most people, so when I got friendly with cowboys, I started rodeoing. When…
Unless I love something or hate it, I don’t want to deal with it.
Sure, I want to be the best actor in the world. But my life is my family, my son, my friends. I don’t know how…
People say, ‘Gee, you do a lot of mafia movies.’ I think I’ve done two, out of 60.
I’m an ultra-conservative.
I’ve been lucky. The critics never went out of their way to single me out for doing bad work.
I was very fortunate in the ’70s to work with the best actors, the best directors, the best cinematographers.
I never did anything else. In college I switched majors every two weeks, and acting was the only thing that held my interest.
There are a lot of guys in Hollywood who clap you on the back just a little too hard.
My kid was a great baseball player. I thought I had it made. Front-row seats at Yankee Stadium. Then he turned sixteen and wanted to…
I’m here instead of having shoulder surgery. But I’m not sure which is more painful.
My acting technique is to look up at God just before the camera rolls and say, ‘Give me a break.’
It’s a very charming movie about the mob – a real stretch for me.
Anyone of my generation who tells you he hasn’t ‘done Brando’ is lying.
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