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It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
Even though I am fortunate to have certain luxuries, sometimes, I am even amazed by what people with money have and do. I want to remind people that just because you might be rich and famous, it doesn't mean you have to take yourself too seriously.
I was the big, bossy older sister, full of enthusiasms, mad fantasies, desperate urges to be famous, and anxious to be a saint - a settled sort of saint, not one who might have to suffer or die for her faith.
I get recognized, but I'm not really a famous famous.
I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set.
I meet people who are in movies, and the stuff that they write is terrible, but nobody tells them that because they're famous. So I worry that my stuff might be like that, too.
You hear horror stories about scary mothers who just want their kids to be famous. I could be waitressing in a restaurant, and my mum would be happy as long as I was happy.
The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids.
When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
If somebody for some reason, for music or for movie, becomes famous, it's because they have something, something special.
This whole celebrity racket, it's not really my bag. I don't really do that stuff, and I am not looking to get famous myself. I would love it if my characters get famous, my work was well known and appreciated. But I'm an actor, not a spokes model or a celebrity or whatever that is. I don't know how to be that.
John C. Reilly
I'm as famous as I want to be.
It's hard to make a living in this business. Unions aren't as strong as they used to be. For a journeyman actor - someone who doesn't have a famous name but has consistent work in theater or film or TV - it has become harder to get through, harder to raise a family.
I've played with some very famous bandits in my time on the celebrity golf circuit.
In a school where everyone is famous or rich or whatever, you have a culture, 'What does your dad do?' 'What does your mom do?'
Of course, screwed up families are not the exclusive province of the famous. Still, most families get to screw up in private.
The Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie was an unexpected, unplanned pop culture phenomena. My father went from star-maker to star.
While not a musician, my father was a music agent for years before becoming pop culture icon Famous Amos.
It's more important for me to feel content than to be famous.
It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance.
I earned my famous name.
Yeah, I like to be the maker of the art. And I like and want the money. But I don't really dig being famous.
The most famous rumor for me is that I had throat cancer. I never had throat cancer... I don't know why that started... The way I sing, probably.
I'm not famous for my back story investigations; I'm lucky that I work with good writers and it's usually in the script.
Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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