In Hollywood, as I've often said, if you don't sing or dance, you end up as an after-dinner speaker.
We Americans have always considered Hollywood, at best, a sinkhole of depraved venality. And, of course, it is. It is not a Protective Monastery of Aesthetic Truth. It is a place where everything is incredibly expensive.
I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.
Hollywood's like Egypt, full of crumbled pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands.
A director in Hollywood in my time couldn't do what he wanted to do.
I want to see the writers strike because the writers, god bless them, are the only true commies we have in Hollywood.
If you go out to Hollywood you'll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic.
Broke is a Hollywood term!
Then when I got to Hollywood, the first musical I did was Festival in 1977.
When it comes to turning out movies, I'm for Hollywood.
I'll probably never be the best actor in Hollywood, but I hope to be the hardest working.
Hollywood is kind of a bad world.
I don't feel that I was a Hollywood-created star.
Everybody in Hollywood was in Around the World in 80 Days. If you weren't, you left town and made up an excuse.
Yeah, there's a tendency to get pigeonholed in Hollywood.
How could a New Yorker possibly take something called the Hollywood String Quartet seriously?
My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it.
Mother loathed the all-black B movies Hollywood made for the "colored" audience, where the stereotypes were broader and more offensive to her, and where the musical interludes did no justice to real talent, she said, but trivialized it.
So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies.
My mother thought Hollywood was a den of iniquity, and people came to terrible bad ends there.
2007 began on a high for me because I had the honour of having my name added the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
If I had stayed in Hollywood, I would have killed myself. Or someone would have done it for me
The only reason I wanted to get one [a star on Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame] was because Simon Cowell didn't have one.
The culture now in television is that the presenter calls the financial and, increasingly, the creative shots. It is comparable to what happened in Hollywood 15 or so years ago
Even if I get thrown out of Hollywood, I'll come back. It took me 14 years to get where I am. I'm going to hang in there
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