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Born: 1945-02-20
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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Westerns was why I got into the business. I grew up on a small farm in California and all I ever wanted to do was to play gangsters and cowboys in movies.

Tags: Business, Movies, Small

I play out negative fantasies for people. I'm the guy people love to hate. And they always remember the bad guy.

Tags: Bad, Hate, Love

Blade Runner helped make my career. Everybody was in it. Who knew?

Tags: Career, Everybody, Knew

I could talk about Blade Runner forever.

Tags: Blade, Forever, Talk

I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice.

Tags: Character, Seen, Television

I still do television. I don't care. I just want to work. I love to work. I want to do 500 movies.

Tags: Love, Movies, Work

I was a different kind of kid, oversensitive and all that.

Tags: Kid

I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't.

Tags: Actor, Bad, Character

I'm a parrot. I can pick up an accent and just do it.

Tags: Accent, Parrot, Pick

I've never considered myself a leading man, don't look like one, don't want to be one.

Tags: Considered, Leading

In the '70s, everybody was doing drugs, so long as you showed up and did your work, they'd use you until you died.

Tags: Everybody, Until, Work

Larry Kasdan is a great director.

Tags: Director, Great

My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night.

Tags: Dad, Movie, Night

My whole deal when I do accents or dialects is I gotta fool the locals. If I fool the locals then I've done my job.

Tags: Done, Fool, Job

Producing is nothing more than bringing all the elements together, connecting people.

Tags: Connecting, Elements, Together

Since very early in my career, I have always did my own stunt fighting.

Tags: Career, Fighting, Since

The bad guys are the best parts.

Tags: Bad, Best, Guys

The best thing about Sci-Fi, which is my favorite genre, is that there are no rules for behavior. So you can do anything you want.

Tags: Behavior, Best, Rules

Work begets work.

Tags: Begets, Work

You know, stand-up comedy is where I pretty much started out.

Tags: Comedy, Pretty, Started
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You never know what show is going to change your life.

Tags: Change, Life, Show

I couldn't say no to jobs and I couldn't say no to drugs. I'd get high from a movie, I'd be somebody else because I didn't particularly like me, so long as I had a script in my hand, I was okay. As soon as the movie was over, I didn't know what to do.

Tags: Else, High, Movie

I never play a villain that I don't have something I can either do or say so the audience sees there is something redeemable about them. In other words, I don't want to do evil for evil's sake. I don't want to do Jason slasher movies. There's no point in that.

Tags: Evil, Movies, Words

I prayed to God for help and I put myself in a recovery house called Studio 12. It was for people in the business and you didn't have to have any money to go, which was good because I was broke.

Tags: God, Good, Money

I'm big and a lot of the stars are smaller so if you're big and mean looking, you play bad guys. After Blade Runner, I was the meanest guy in Hollywood.

Tags: After, Bad, Mean

The interesting part of the process is developing the character, you know, why did he become that? Why is the guy a murderer, or why is this guy a pervert, or whatever he is. So that's the fun part for me to delve into the abyss.

Tags: Character, Fun, Why