Omar Sharif Quote
“Zhivago was an awful part to play. I couldn't go to the daily rushes and see myself do that one big, good scene that would have gotten me into gear. I started eating my heart out, and I had a sort of breakdown after one month. I said 'David, you made a mistake in picking me', but he replied 'Trust me' and I kept on going.”
on working with director David Lean on the 1965 film 'Doctor Zhivago'
“I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?”
“I guess the first screenplay of mine that was done was 'Falling in Love' with Robert DeNiro and Meryl Streep.”
“I always claim that the writer has done 90 percent of the director's work.”
“Todd and I have a very complementary working style.”