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I’d never done a straight play before, never, and it was very hard work – really, really hard work. It was dense, really wordy, and…
I had a hard-scrabble childhood with my parents. I have a lot of baggage. To come down to the footlights and accept the audience’s affection…
As an actor, you’re supposed to take jobs that will challenge you or force fans to see you in a different light. By the ’90s,…
I learned to accept the audience’s happiness for me, which is one of the hardest things for me to learn.
When I moved to New York City in 1965, I wanted to be in theater. I was following my Ethel Barrymore dream. But I was…
I’d make a wonderful Lady Macbeth. I’ll wear a pair of platform shoes or something.
I already have a Tony for my Broadway concert in ’73. It’s one of the most precious things I’ve won.
My husband calls it winging it – the way I just took what the studios gave me, didn’t do my homework and avoided roles that…
I never know how much of what I say is true.
My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.
I’m working my way toward divinity.
I got so far away from what they told you in acting class: Do something different. Producers kept offering me the ‘Sister Act’ movie, but…
Education is my next big thing. When music and art were taken out of the schools, I went berserk!
I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me?
A lot of people have no access to beauty. When I was growing up, my mother had only a few pretty things to look at.
I hope to keep entertaining in some way until I can’t physically entertain any longer. It’s what I was born to do, and I love…
Writing a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat like a horse five nights a…
I wouldn’t say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it?
Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it’s like a jackhammer.
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