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I know there are people, if I go into a market or a city for the first time, there are people that are there that just want to see the famous person, or the guy from 'Dumb and Dumber' or whatever movie they liked. And that's fine, it gets them in the door, but then it's my job to give them something different.
People should recognize who you are and how you can act rather then how famous you are.
I'm really, really interested in the job of acting. I can really care less about being famous. I'm more about the work, and 'The Big C' was amazing, so I wanted to be a part of it.
I want to be in 'Glee', but I'm told I'm not famous enough to be a cameo yet.
Similarly, another famous little quantum fluctuation that programs you is the exact configuration of your DNA.
But things move in circles: one minute it's the models who are famous, then it's the actresses, then it's the designers.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.
There are many examples of great songs that become more famous when they are covered.
Being famous as a writer is like being famous in a village. It's not really any very heady fame.
Becoming famous is a really shocking thing, especially when you don't have aspirations to it. It got to the point where I would try and avoid making eye contact with anyone. It was freaky, and it just happened overnight. I couldn't handle it.
Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos.
I've never been more famous than I was, suddenly, in 1986.
I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.
Some of the things I've seen a lot of my female-actress friends who are relatively famous receive - I've seen some hideous things. Like some really, really bad things... like, the FBI should be contacted immediately.
We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
When you become famous, you start getting invites to parties where there are famous athletes and famous rock stars, politicians, people who have tremendous power and affluence. It's not in my DNA, but certainly I have been exposed to it.
I'm famous for being a silky midfielder.
If I had to change one thing about my life, it would probably be, I wouldn't be famous. Because when you're famous it's so hard.
All the girls today want to be famous, but they haven't earned their spurs.
C. Z. Guest
I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler.
We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave.
It's my observation that gardeners and gardening for a very long time have had to take a back seat. Architects are very famous; they've got huge projects. What goes on in and around them has been relegated to a very minor role.
My goal and my career is definitely not to be famous. That's a really horrible goal, just to be famous for the sake of having fame.
I know that there are no famous 'Doug Harvey plays.' And I'm proud of that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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