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I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films.
Fifteen years ago, France was the promised land of cooking. So I looked at a map, found five restaurants and faxed them to ask for a job. Within five minutes, I got a reply from the then three- star Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier.
Doing a series, every week you work with a new star.
Being a child star is great. It's being a former child star that sucks.
Sometimes with people I know, they're playing the hunky action guy and there's resistance to them coming out because it's so connected to straight masculinity. There's a plastic kind of movie star who has a very short shelf with very small kind of ambition. I see that but I still don't agree with it.
The first week Banks was with us, we knew he was going to be a star.
I love the excess of Christmas. The shopping season that begins in September, the bad pop star recordings of Christmas carols, the decorations that don't know when to come down.
With Star Wars fans, there's so much enthusiasm, and it's a completely different generation now.
I think the greatest star in American at the moment is Kevin Costner.
I'm a huge karaoke fan. Oh my God. I'm one of those girls who don't give the mic away. It's a problem. I'm a closeted pop star.
And now I have a big house, nice clothes and I travel in first class and I love it, so maybe it's time to enjoy being a star.
Ricky Nelson... I couldn't believe it when he died. He was a great rock star.
Dee Dee Ramone
I've never really been star struck. I was a little bit taken aback when I was doing a chat show recently and I was sat in the make-up chair chatting to a guy say next to me but I couldn't look round and see who it was, it was only when I got up I realised it had been Bryan Adams I'd been talking to!
I haven't given up on acting, but I've gone away from it for a while to concentrate on myself and the fans of 'Star Wars.'
But he knew people and he was head writer for Have Gun Will Travel, and if you took those early Star Treks that we did and put us in a western wardrobe and put us on wagon train going west, we can say the same lines.
'Friends' was a true ensemble. There really was no star of the show.
At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me. Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets, so I'll go out for a drink with the girls.
I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.
The whole of the hydrogen on the earth might be transformed at once and the success of the experiment published at large to the universe as a new star.
Francis William Aston
I know stuff about 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Star Wars,' but 'Star Trek,' I don't know.
I love video games. I love, love, love them! I also love 'Star Wars.' I wish Jedi was a true religion.
In an ideal world, the perfect biographical subject would have been the star of his penmanship class at grade school - and would thereafter write an English that positively sings.
It's so hard to raise money for independent films and the fact of the matter is that the bigger my star or whatever is, as a result of doing bigger pictures, the easier it is for me to get money for my own projects.
I love anything by Tchaikovsky. He was the real pop star of his day.
They are going to be playing Shaggy and Scooby-Doo for eons and eons, and they're going to forget Casey Kasem - unless they happen to step on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. I'll be one of those guys people say, 'Who's that?' about. And someone else will say, 'He's just some guy who used to be on the radio.'
Well, Freddie Mercury is a really huge rock star in my head. I've always thought he was just so tough and such an amazing entertainer, really a contradiction in many ways as well. So he was incredible.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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