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As I've often said, listen, I'm still here. They've driven a stake through my heart, shot me with a silver bullet, and I'm still around.
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Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers.
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Canadians send us great hockey players. You also send us wonderful performers, from the beginning, with Mary Pickford.
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Children and even adults, when they like certain athletes, they can tell you about their batting average, about where they came from.
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Even in the days when they did Othello, you didn't necessarily have to be black to play Othello. You wore the makeup.
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Fortunately I've been frugal, and I don't have to worry about what my next job may be.
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I am not the captain of my ship. My ship is out there, but I don't have my course. You never know in this business.
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I certainly don't have any airs about myself.
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I did my first Broadway show this past year.
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I did sketch comedy for years. I've always enjoyed it.
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I do Broadway because I refuse to succumb to the stereotypical things that Hollywood does to a performer.
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I don't think anybody is wanting to put me back on the air. But I'm certainly out there trying.
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I go back there and all my friends are there when I have my golf tournament. They treat me the same way they did when I was growing up.
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I got tired of reading that everybody was either coming out of the closet or they were abused or had some kind of substance problem.
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I have a cousin that was born in Beirut. He was a very fine attorney there, and when the war broke out he moved to the Ottawa area. He lives there.
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I have a good time watching Nick At Night with the old shows on there. I love to see I Love Lucy, although I've seen them many, many times. I think it's a security factor, it's like your blanket.
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I have an Iraqi friend who lives in California. He and his wife are lovely people. He was an actor.
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I have never denied my nationality, although in the business it is predominately controlled by Jewish people.
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I helped set The Gong Show. I've done so many game shows. I've helped create game shows.
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I never got any kind of mail regarding whatever I did on the show.
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I never met the second happiest man, or the first happiest man, so I can't judge where I fall into that category.
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I think Canadian talent is exceptional. You continually show us up here in the States with your brilliancy.
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I tried to make it a simple as possible for people so they could pronounce my name.
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I was born in 1934 and I didn't make my first movie until 1954.
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I'd like to create a role on Broadway. That would really heighten my senses.
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I'd like to write a book where you had a lot of fun in the business for 42 years and share your stories. That's why I came out with it.
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I'm the worst golfer in the world and the worst singer in the world and I love both of those. Maybe I should sing while I'm playing golf.
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I've been in this business 42 years. Those are reruns you're seeing.
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I've been out on the book tour going through Pittsburgh, St Louis and Cleveland, Dayton and Orlando, Raleigh-Durham. I sign many books for people.
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I've been up since 4 this morning doing CNN television at 6:40 to go back east to make it 9:40.
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If you do eight shows a week it's just too difficult to try to put everything that you can together.
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If you get a show named after you, and then play another character, that's fine. But if you do a show that's an ensemble show like MASH, then you're in trouble.
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If you want good sketches, go pick up Sid Caesar. The best of Your Show of Shows. That's the greatest sketch comedy you'll ever see on television.
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It makes you a better person to know where you came from, because whereever you go, there is somebody in some town, city, hamlet, whatever, that has the same dreams you have.
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It makes you famous, you get money from it, you go on and do the best you can, but it really is dreadful that people don't know your name.
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It was a great show. You had to like it whether you agreed with it or you didn't, whether you were right or left. It didn't matter. It was a well done show. You have to respect that.
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It was very sad and very tiring because when you're doing that kind of a show, you're part of everybody's household. You're leaving them. Every newspaper, magazine, television show is after you.
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Jewish people have given me all the breaks you can possibly have. But of course, it's wonderful when you feel that your own nationality has made it. It gives you hopes.
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Mary Tyler Moore, her name in the show was Mary Richards. Even in some of the movies John Wayne did, his name was John. That's the trick.
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On occasion, people would make some kind of comment, but they all knew and loved the character.
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One of the terrible things about doing movies is that the writers never consider the temperature outside.
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Please do what Larry King does. Read the book after we talk. I think you'll agree with me, it's a lot of fun.
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Sometimes I want to go into Saturday Night Live and rewrite some of the sketches because they're really not that good.
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Sometimes you get a call and an uncle passed away that you really liked, or a cousin or somebody else. So each day becomes a little more precious then the day that preceded it.
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That's where you came from. Those were the people that either harmed you or inspired you, but at least you're a product of whatever that environment might be.
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The entire behind the scenes of Saturday Night Live are all Canadian.
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The face and the actor is great, but if you were to start out and you said, My name is Humphrey, somebody would punch you out, because that's a stupid name to have.
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The phone rings and there's another Broadway show or another TV series or a movie. That's the gamble you take.
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The third year of MASH was when I realized I was a hit.
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There are so many people in my life that are passing away.
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There was a line, Life is a banquet and some poor suckers are starving to death. I think it's great.
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There were some times when we did the winter scenes in the summer, and I had to wear that silly fur coat. Oh, my Lord! I was perspiring!
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There's this Lebanese lady I dearly loved who raised 13 children in Toledo, and she retired in Phoenix. She said, I get up every morning and say, Thank you, God. I do the same thing now.
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They said, How could you make fun of a bunch of people up at the front? People getting wounded and killed?
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They sometimes beat things into the ground. They don't know when to get out of a situation. They think the more you pound the nail into the ground, the funnier it gets. That's not necessarily true.
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Those clothes were off the rack with the exception of the Statue of Liberty outfit and a couple of others they actually had to make for me.
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Today because of political correctness, unless you are whatever that nationality happens to be, then you gotta be that.
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Usually you'd do the summer scenes in the winter. So you're out there with a T-shirt and hope nobody sees your air that you're breathing out. We put ice cubes in our mouth to stop that from happening.
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Vancouver is a beautiful area, I don't care what time of the year you're there. Vancouver and Calgary. Great places in Canada.
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We meet so many people in our lives.
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We were on the phone constantly. We were in front of cameras constantly. We were talking to reporters constantly. It was really wild. It wasn't it was until after we all said goodbye and went home that it really hit us.
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We're all so politically correct today that people can't play other parts. You've got to be whatever it is you're supposed to be. That doesn't offer challenge.
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When I did a Love Boat, it would go to so many different countries, and I would travel there and get this incredible response!
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When the show is over we still have to pay our rent, we have to buy food. We have to do all the same things that you do.
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You accumulate a great deal of acquaintances and friendships over the years, and you can't always spend as much time as you would like.
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You become that character, and that's all it is.
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You have Paul Anka, from Canada. He's one of our people.
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You know what's nice about Montreal? Not only is it a beautiful city, but you have Cuban cigars.
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You realize, this is not just a little studio we go to make these television episodes. This thing is reaching everybody in the world! Suddenly you realize the power of television.
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