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I mean I was famous for nothing.
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.
I don't have many famous friends, really, except Simon Cowell.
Usually when I see someone famous, for some reason, I think I know them.
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.
Air travelers, of course, are famous for their hubris. They carry on too many bags and use the restroom when the seat-belt sign is on.
No one teaches you how to be a famous person; no one teaches you how to be a role model. It's something you have to do on your own.
It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance.
I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set.
There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way.
The day before I was famous in Denmark, nobody looked my way. The day after, everybody wanted to talk to me.
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.
Famous is celebrityism, and I don't want that... I know that I'm not that. Everybody knows who you are. I can't imagine living that life, but I don't think I consider myself famous.
'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' is one of the most famous books of all Japanese literature, written by the great poet Basho in 1689.
You don't knock television, even if you don't always like what they make of your work. It makes all the difference between being an also-ran writer and very famous.
When you're as famous as I am, stories take on a life of their own.
Theatre is done largely for the love of the craft. Television makes you famous. And films immortalize you. That's the relationship between the three.
People enjoy making fun of people who are famous; they love putting people down.
Everybody wanted me to be rich and famous on my art. And I said no to all the commercials and all the seedy offers.
I've been very, very lucky in my career, in my life - from day one. When aspiring directors say, 'What's your advice?' first I say, 'Be born the son of a famous director. It's invaluable.'
I don't see myself as famous at all so I'm continuing my life as normal.
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.
As blue chips turn into penny stocks, Wall Street seems less like a symbol of America's macho capitalism and more like that famous Jane Austen character Mrs. Bennet, a flibbertigibbet always anxious about getting richer and her 'poor nerves.'
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.
My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.
While 'Felicity' was successful in the States, and I had opportunities to do other stuff, I didn't want to do anything to make myself more famous. I wasn't dealing well with the celebrity of all of that. I was 23 - just a kid - and not coming from money, it was all just too much. I just wanted to slow it down a little bit, and gain control.
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