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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.
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'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.'
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.
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.
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.
I was famous from birth.
If somebody for some reason, for music or for movie, becomes famous, it's because they have something, something special.
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?'
I never wanted to be the most famous, the most beautiful, the most extravagant.
It wasn't until after I became famous that people noticed I played in the NFL. I kind of snuck in!
It's more important for me to feel content than to be famous.
Being in 'Us Weekly' does not make you famous.
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 earned my famous name.
You can be very famous without being a great actress, and that's not good for me.
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.
I wanted to sing when I was little. That's what I liked doing. It didn't occur to me that you became famous or anything like that.
Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws.
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.'
You meet people in Hollywood that are famous, and you're not sure what they got famous for.
It doesn't matter if you're famous or infamous. All that matters is you're a celebrity.
People are getting famous now for serving food out of a truck, or for, well, pork buns. I don't know if I'm really pleased to be a part of that. I'm somewhat terrified of what the future holds, especially in America.
I never wanted to be famous.
I would sing to my Beanie Babies, and I sort of created this alternate universe where I was famous, and there were thousands of people that I was singing to.
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