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The primary job for women in Hollywood is still super-attractive actress. That is the most high-profile women's job in Hollywood.
I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.
Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild.
This is the place to see the stars - Hollywood Bowl.
What's the difference between Hollywood characters and my characters? Mine are real.
I am a hybrid. I do independent films and also do Hollywood films - I love them both.
And one thing Hollywood does well is sequels.
Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
My driving abilities from Mexico have helped me get through Hollywood.
As much as my parents are part of Hollywood, I have no recollection of them giving me advice about it.
People don't believe this, but Hollywood really is a meritocracy.
I probably wouldn't be acting if I didn't grow up in Hollywood.
You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
Sunset Boulevard opened in August 1950, and it was pronounced the best movie ever made about Hollywood.
Remember, I come from such an excessively overdone, red-carpet place called Hollywood. So I'm used to people blowing up their success in ways that are far above and beyond the truth.
Hollywood has a history of raising expectations beyond Washington's reach, of appealing to the very American desire to mythologize political leaders, particularly the president.
Hollywood likes to label everyone so you're easier to identify.
I'm not trying to conquer Hollywood. I love my day job.
I'm in control of my life, not anyone in Hollywood.
I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money.
I think the bottom of the totem pole is African-American women, or women of colour. I think they get the least opportunities in Hollywood.
New York's like a boxing match. In Hollywood, it's like a Fellini movie or something.
I am no size zero or super-thin Hollywood actress. I am built for men who like women to look like women.
Historically, Hollywood comedy has arrived in skinny envelopes. From fence post Buster Keaton to herky-jerky Jerry Lewis to wiry nerve-bundle Woody Allen to hung-loose Richard Pryor to whippy contortionist Jim Carrey, its comics and clowns have tended to be sliced thin and bendable.
Hollywood called just as I crested thirty. My novels did not and still do not interest them, but my writing ability did.
Rita Mae Brown
The new artists coming through were very materialistic and Hollywood, not so engaged in communication.
I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half. It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
David Ogden Stiers
Hollywood is just like high school: The popular people love the other popular people. And the thing is, some people aren't nice. Or they are nice, but only to your face, not elsewhere.
Washington is still very much a male-oriented culture. Being from Los Angeles, I think it is less so there - there is less attachment to tradition, perhaps, there is more flexibility, more acceptance of change generally. That is partly because of Hollywood.
Dee Dee Myers
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