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And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who... how successful you are.
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But I did make some money doing commercials. I did fourteen in one year.
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But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
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But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something.
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But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't.
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But Sydney Pollack fortunately was there. He had just come out of the Army, and he was one of the teachers there, and David Pressmen.
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I did two or three plays every summer.
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I didn't have any extra money. But I can't say that I had a hard early career.
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I got into it for selfish reasons. To just do my thing. To learn how to do and to just do it. It was just a very exciting idea, of doing that.
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I have a theory about that, if you have to say something, if you have encourage for one second a prospective acting student - he should not go in to acting.
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I have worked with some great directors.
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I may have jumped at a couple of things prematurely which down the line didn't help me at all. In fact may have hurt me.
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I think coincidentally though that acting and the arts... all of the arts, performing arts have a tremendous effect on society.
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I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to.
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I think most directors cast, after a certain period, cast actors because they trust that actor, they know that actor, they know what he can do.
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I think that you get something for your acting from almost anything you do.
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I was very lucky in as much as I played a lot of tennis.
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I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming... and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress.
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I'm convinced that the place, if you have your druthers, to go to have that experience is New York City.
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It takes a lot of energy to teach.
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It was the two years, unfortunately, that Sanford Meisner was not there. He was out here in California, I think at Columbia Pictures or 20th Century, teaching young actors out here at the studio.
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No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do.
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People... look up to people that are in successful films, they don't necessarily look up to people who are not in successful films regardless of the work (the quality of the acting) It took me awhile to discover that.
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Roles that were similar. Not corpses... but small parts on US Steel Hour (an hour drama show) and Naked City, and all those shows were being shot back in New York.
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So... the career does not get easier. But the technique I think does. The technique of how to act does. Comes a little quicker.
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The career doesn't get any easier. A career stays tough.
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The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after.
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Then they made an extra out of me and I stood around in a crowd, but I got paid for an actor job, not an extra. And that was my first part.
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There is something about New York City that in and of itself is so theatrical hat I use to think... I use to feel when I walked out of my apartment on the way to school or anywhere that I was walking out on stage.
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To tell you the truth I am hard put to think of anyone who's career was affected significantly by making all those phone calls and I must be wrong. I must be wrong! Because it has just got to pay off!
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Well Sid Pollack was... He was I would say probably, probably the most influential on me.
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When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more.
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