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You cannot have one bathroom. And it don’t matter how much you love your wife and everything, ’cause you wind up with no room at…
In my early days, I didn’t know what a good film or a bad film was, and I was trying to make some money. As…
I was a repertory actor, which meant that I did a play every week. I was a different character every week; for a year, I…
I think I have the secret of a successful L.A. restaurant, especially now that so many Europeans live there. You have to have a place…
For me, the performance was always playing different people. And so when I got older, was no longer the romantic leading movie star, it became…
My problem was that I was blond. There were no heroes with blond hair. Robert Taylor and Henry Fonda, they all had dark hair. The…
My closest friends are Roger Moore, who is an actor, Sean Connery, who is an actor, Terry O’Neill, who is a photographer, Johnny Gold, who…
Movie acting is about covering the machinery. Stage acting is about exposing the machinery. In cinema, you should think the actor is playing himself, if…
If you go away on location for three months and your wife stays at home, you’ve made a whole new load of friends and she’s…
I never bring a role home with me. The moment they say, ‘It’s a wrap,’ it’s gone completely. I’m a totally ruthless professional, and life…
I don’t worry about the last shot or the next shot. I concentrate. Every shot gets a clean slate. And when a shot is over,…
At age 11, I went to a Jewish school. I speak Yiddish. I’m Church of England Protestant. My father was Catholic, and my mother was…
To me, ‘Educating Rita’ is the most perfect performance I could give of a character who was as far away from me as you could…
The American cinema in general always made stories about working-class people; the British rarely did. Any person with my working-class background would be a villain…
I’m trying to work only with established, respected directors. I took a lot of bad scripts and worked for a lot of lazy directors, and…
Presenting the Oscars was the most nerve-racking job I have ever done in show business. It’s very much a live show: they have comedy writers…
To be a movie star, you have to carry a movie. And to carry a movie where you play the title role is the supreme…
Wherever I live, if there isn’t a restaurant I want to go to of a certain type, then I open it. That’s all. For selfish…
The first actor I ever saw was The Lone Ranger. I thought, That’s what I want to do.
If you’re a movie actor, you’re on your own – you cannot control the stage. The director controls it.
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