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“People think actresses find public-speaking easy, and it's not easy at all; we're used to hiding behind masks.”
“The important thing for a star is to have an interesting face. He doesn't have to move it very much. Editing and camerawork can always produce the desired illusion that a performance is being given.”
“Marilyn Monroe was a professional amateur.”
“Joan Crawford was one of the people that made Hollywood the place that touched the imagination of the world.”
“Any of my indiscretions were with people, not actresses.”
“Separate the art from the artist. This is L.A., nobody's ever who they appear to be. Other than John Tesh, who's probably exactly who he appears to be.”
“I've never worked with an actor who was less conscious of his good image.”
“Every time I walk into a restaurant I get not only soup but an impersonation of Captain Bligh.”
“I didn't know you ever had, darling.”
“To be a success an actress must have the face of Venus, the brain of Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory or Macaulay, the figure of Juno and the hide of a rhinoceros.
“We've had World War I, World War II, and now this Korean War—everywhere in America, in practically every home, there's some family with a veteran who was wounded. So I asked John, why does Gregory Peck have to have one leg?
“Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?”
“- King: How come you have a blond, blue-eyed slave?
- The Sheik: He's an actor. Hasn't had a series in seven years.
- The Slapper: Nine.”
“I’m actually less Latin than Cameron Diaz, whose father is from Cuba. But she’s not getting called a Latin actress because she’s got blonde hair and blue eyes. I had a very American upbringing, I feel American, and I don’t speak Spanish. So, to say that I’m a Latin actress, OK, but it’s not fitting; it would be insincere.”
“My heart is broken. I’ve lost the best pal anyone ever had.”