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It doesn't need to be a No 1 show, it just needs to be good.
At our best, it's a good experience but we do 22 episodes a year, so there are some clunkers.
Evil changes everybody!
I think that being a producer is business and being an actor is art.
I want every episode to feel like we still haven't done this right yet.
It doesn't need to be a number one show, it just needs to be good.
No, I knew when I was doing theater in New York that this was what I was supposed to be doing.
So a failed movie is not going to ruin my career.
So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they'd seen my work in Full Metal Jacket.
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
The most fun you can possibly have as an actor is to walk that line between what's real and what's interesting.
They were all interested in what I was going to do, because I'd never worked in televsion before.
Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it's really hard to have full control of your character.
What kind of recognition do I deserve? I don't deserve any recognition.
Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
And then, as the years went on, I just kept moving along, busting into doors and getting roles, until I started to actually believe that what these other people were saying was true.
My partner Dan Ireland wants me to direct, and I read a lot of scripts - some good enough that I could see myself. But then it's like, so what? Who cares? Let someone else direct it.
The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
With Altman, he does discuss everything with you, but then leaves you to it and gives you full rein and lets you improvise and create a character while the camera is rolling.
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