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The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around. I didn't want him in the White House. I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching.
Any good actor has to have a good sense of humour, too; they have to be able to manipulate people.
Anyone who wants to run has to be a Jimmy Swaggart, minus the default.
You can't observe as much if you're observed by others.
I tell the person I won't take a picture or sign the autograph, but I will shake their hand. That kind of personal touch is all they're really seeking.
Let's not call physical comedy falling down and pratfalls. All humor is physical, no matter how you dish it out. It's timing, like a dancer or an athlete would have.
Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my three-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
I am just happy that I have children. I don't care what they want to do!
I learned a lot about handling fans from established stars.
If you're in the White House, it's your house, and you can invite whatever friend you want.
It's never a good idea for a celebrity to sign autographs or take pictures if a crowd is gathering.
Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
The best comedy I ever did was when people didn't know who I was.
There are very few solid family films. A lot of the writing is awful.
I think the Clintons are brilliant. I've never met a person as intelligent as Bill, and I think Hillary is right up there with him. They're too smart for Washington.
I would love to do a movie with Albert Brooks; we're so different, but I find him so funny, and I can be just as seemingly narcissistic as he comes off, the 'it's all about me' kind of thing.
The first thing that happens is that you're overwhelmed by so much attention. It's just so unnatural. Only people who've been in that position can realize what it's like. I mean, you have to be there.
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