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I earned my famous name.
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.
Everybody wanted me to be rich and famous on my art. And I said no to all the commercials and all the seedy offers.
Being in 'Us Weekly' does not make you famous.
When people say that George Harrison made me famous, that is true in a way.
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.
My mom just didn't put a very high premium on me being like really famous or really wealthy or anything.
The famous pilot season literally sends shivers down my spine.
Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
I think that most people who are just artists, who are getting famous, would trade a lot of their fame back for some normalcy, pretty much immediately.
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.
I'm as famous as I want to be.
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've never worried about being rich or famous - for me, it's all about the dancing.
Anton du Beke
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.
It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance.
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'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 never wanted to be the most famous, the most beautiful, the most extravagant.
It's more important for me to feel content than to be famous.
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.
If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before.
You meet people in Hollywood that are famous, and you're not sure what they got famous for.
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.
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