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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 never wanted to be famous. It was amusing at first, but now I hate it. I just wanted to be respected by people I respect. And I wanted to be rich. It's best to get rich, then you can do what you want.
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.
I may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that.
I don't see myself as famous at all so I'm continuing my life as normal.
I would like to prove that on TV, everyday lives can be as compelling as the life-styles of the rich and famous. Especially lives that we catch at extraordinary moments.
I didn't want to be an actress at all, or famous even. I certainly enjoy acting now, absolutely. Time will tell whether or not I enjoy fame.
I also want to go to an Italian island and do cuisine properly with some famous Italian chef and, like, his mother.
Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
What's awful about being famous and being an actress is when people come up to you and touch you. That's scary, and they just seem to think it's okay to do it, like you're public property.
Henry Miller is a famous writer whose work has fallen out of fashion, but I strongly recommend that readers who don't know his work pick up a book and experience this writer's zealous, crazy, inventive, funny, sexy, often delirious prose.
People don't get through to the essence of you right away - it's always the famous 'girl' or the famous 'girlfriend'. I'd rather be known for myself.
I was famous from birth.
When you work with actors, what you're hoping to absorb is good ways to be an actor as opposed to how to handle being famous.
It wasn't until after I became famous that people noticed I played in the NFL. I kind of snuck in!
One of the strengths of the DC Universe has been the strength of the rogues' gallery. Often times they're as famous - if not more infamous - than our heroes.
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.
My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.
I never wanted to be the most famous, the most beautiful, the most extravagant.
At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.
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.
You can be very famous without being a great actress, and that's not good for me.
A lot of times on tour it's about, 'OK, where am I today? Wow, I'm in Costa Rica. What is their famous dish?' And it's about trying the food, and really experiencing it.
I get very nervous around famous people and I get nervous around beautiful women.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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