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You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to…
Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that…
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of…
If the woman in my life, the one that I felt I loved enough to want to marry, loved my children, I’d know then that…
I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse,…
It’s sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I’ve…
You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice.
The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren’t even allowed on location.
Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I’ve had.
We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys…
Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don’t think so. It’s modern. It’s a part of today’s world.
They all went down in droves because just scenes of palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring.
My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing.
I got into the acting business very young.
I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun.
I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.
Fortunately, I’ve also been an electrician, and that’s a happy memory for me.
I don’t think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did.
And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing.
For years I have played the twenty-something lover.
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