The big secret in acting is listening to people
Recipe? Recipe? We don' need no stinkin' recipe.
No, I never thought of it in those terms. I used to go into agents' offices and they'd have pictures of these handsome movie men and I knew I'd never be up there. I'm a journeyman actor. I didn't think about stardom.
When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk.
I've learned that life is very tricky business: Each person needs to find what they want to do in life and not be dissuaded when people question them.
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly.
I don't act to live. I live to act.
My first Western was called The Magnificent Seven.
If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working?
John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years
Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere
I've never lost my appetite for acting; it's innovative and challenging.
I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic. I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals, and I was a Captain in the army at the end, in 1945
I never dreamed I would do Westerns
In the book, I tell the story of seeing old movies when I was young and acting out scenes at home. Now I get scripts, and I act them out.
From the age of four or five. I went to see a lot of Westerns then. But it was silent movies and I loved everything that happened then.
But Clint I love, because Clint was my mentor. I knew nothing about making an Italian movie.
What is it in my makeup that makes me grab any offer and fly around the world? Will I ever be satisfied? Can't I ever just rest?
All of these stories bounced around in my mind for a long time.
And I did Batman, too. I did Mr. Freeze. I get more mail for him than anything I've ever done.
I was an original member of the Actors' Studio
Well, I go to the theater today, and its curtain - there is no curtain in this play; the lights go down and go up - and we start. And I live this character for two hours. There are only two of us in the play. And It's a complete experience
I always wanted to tell stories and act.
The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends.
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