The last thing on my mind was to be an actor, but I had a crush on a cute girl in the drama department, so the best thing for me to do was audition, help out, do carpentry, whatever it took to get me on that project.
A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.
Find people who share your values, and you'll conquer the world together.
I always played a soldier, sailor, or policemen.
In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son's childhood.
You'll be tested every single day.
But from what I can see all around me today, that America is fading fast, if it's not already gone.
Diabetes affects my family. One of my kids is affected by it.
I come from Bridgeport, Connecticut and have friends I grew up with there.
I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research.
To them, the real United States is just flyover country.
The pollution they produce, market, sell, and show to billions around the world is at its core contemptuous of the country that gave them better lives than nearly 100 percent of everybody who's ever lived. And they pass that contempt along for everyone to see.
They need to be re-supplied with energy, and that energy comes from asking not what your country can do for you, but from what you can do for your country.
Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals.
From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride in their country anymore.
Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago.
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.
I'd never been to acting school, so I never thought I'd get this far.
I've turned down projects based on raunchiness before.
In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals.