The dreams of youth are the regrets of maturity.
But we live in a modern world, you know, and, and also it does seem to me that if you - that whatever talents you have, it... I mean it may sound a bit absurd but I, I think it's your, absolutely your duty to resolve them, you know?
Has anybody seen my tambourine?
I've never modeled myself on anybody, but there are a lot of people whose work I really admire and attitudes I certainly subscribe to.
Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole.
Even smiling makes my face ache.
I'm not a conventional leading man at all and have no wish to be.
One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.
I like risky parts - abrasive characters the audience won't necessarily like.
I moved to L.A. because that's where they point cameras at you. And that's what I'd like them to do.
I want to establish a wide range and play all kinds of parts. It's that sort of acting career I really respect. I like to turn a sharp left from whatever I've done before because that keeps me awake. That's why I want to be an actor - I don't want to play endless variations on one character.
The people on the business side in the music business are kind of different from the theatre business. I think it's partly because there are different pressures on the industries.
I really like the way that Jack Nicholson [acts] in particular works. I like the fact that he takes enormous risks. He's an enormously disciplined actor who seems to be totally capable of dealing with the business as a business and yet drop it totally when he's working.
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