I liked working in a series, going to work every day and not having to leave town for long locations. I was producing them and building an audience.
When I can’t sleep, I’ll start thinking about how many shows I’ve done, count up the number of television shows and movies.
I was spawned by some pretty good people in this business – Mr. Astaire, Mr. Tracy. They stopped and took their time to talk to people.
I was in the movies. I danced, I sang, I learned to work in front of a camera. It was like being in a repertory company.
A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.
In the contract days, the big studios groomed us to play particular roles and we would stay with the image they gave us and insisted on.
Rob Lowe, I’ve known him for a long time because I have three daughters, ya know. He’s been cruising those three girls for a long time.
What impresses me is the young actors with terrific talent arriving on the scene. They’d have blown us all away in the old days. Guys like Brad Pitt.
Natalie’s estate is handled by Global Icons, and they police the world so her picture isn’t on a T-shirt or coffee cup unless we approve of it.
I wish there was some way to get the law changed. They can write anything about you after you’re deceased and there’s nothing you can do about it.