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The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now. There’s not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what’s…
I can’t imagine doing an hour-long dramatic series because it’s so much work. A sitcom is a wonderful gig. You work from 10 to 4…
What you aspire to on a sitcom is the feeling of live comedy.
When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible thing to do is go back to the theater.
Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx, just to put everything in perspective.
In animation, there’s this exhilarating moment of discovery when you see the film and you say, Oh THAT’S what I was doing.
If you read in front of your kids, it’s very likely that they’ll become readers, too.
I never get tired of hearing compliments.
I was in 20 Shakespearean plays by the time I was 20.
I’d sleep under a Vermeer.
I have a lot of faith in people.
I keep looking for things I haven’t done yet.
I gave up shame a long time ago.
I consider myself a very lucky actor that, approaching 60, I’m still employed and employable.
I find I have to walk a little faster in public these days, but it’s very easy to remember when nobody had any idea who…
For me, working on stage is much more exhausting than all the other mediums, but it’s also much more thrilling.
Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor.
There’s nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
I’m a con artist in that I’m an actor. I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn’t.
Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
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