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Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that.
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Actually, I would love to make a music video. Maybe it would finally put to rest those persistent rumours that have followed me throughout my career - particularly when I was on camera performing - that I had died.
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Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days, basically, Roselle raised our children alone. And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments, missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today.
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Although we could easily have afforded a household staff, Roselle mostly did her own housecleaning and cooking, as she never wanted strangers in our home. And it was a home. Roselle made it that.
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But today, I feel the genuine warmth, the affection, and although I may joke about it, I am touched.
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But we do have a golf course near by and I play fairly regularly.
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But when they needed love or help or had a problem of any kind, they could always go to Roselle because she was always there for them. That was not always the case with me.
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During the seventeen years that I had a weekly show, if I had ever expressed myself in such a way, forget about the censors, both my mamma and Roselle would have slapped me silly.
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For the amount of talent I had - and I couldn't dance, act, or tell a joke - I enjoyed a tremendous career.
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I figure I've earned the right to do as little as possible at this stage of my life. Roselle seems to figure the same as she no longer boats or fishes with me, claiming the sun and the smell of the fish make her sick.
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I had 13 weeks off and I would pack up the family and drive to some mountain retreat where we could be together and fish all day. I loved it. I needed it.
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I worked with the world's greatest talents and then went home to the world's greatest woman. It was, and is, a great life.
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I would never have risked doing anything that might have hurt Roselle. I would sooner have died. People will find this hard to believe but in all our years together, Roselle and I have never had a truly rocky period.
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In many ways, that affection is the real reward for 56 years in the business. Although the money ain't exactly bad either.
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Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house, slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise. Time goes by so quickly. Sometimes everything seems so fleeting.
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My family has always been the main source of my nurturance and contentment. And we were a hechuva hamily! We still are. Sure we had our problems, but none that were all that serious.
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My only regret in life is that I didn't spend as much time with my kids as I now wish I had.
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People have always thought that I wasn't ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it.
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Sometimes it's hard to realize they're not kids anymore but adults. Not even the grandchildren are kids anymore.
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Sure, I still work - in respectable concert halls and theatres. But nobody is offering me a bundle of bucks to dance around bare-bottomed at my age.
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That I can't relate to today's music or morals doesn't make either necessarily bad. Just different. I leave the judgements to others.
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The business has changed greatly since my day.
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They still come to their old dad with their problems. I like that. I like listening and then with the wisdom of age giving them my heartfelt advice. I even like the fact that they then go out and do exactly what they wanted to do anyway - that's the way it should be with parents and kids.
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We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day.
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