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Born: 1917-03-02
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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When we got married, nobody gave it more than two weeks. There were bets all over the country, with astronomical odds against us.

Tags: Against, Country, Married

I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met; I didn't like the name Lucille. That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy, not Lucille.

Tags: After, Her, Love

Nobody bats 500. We all make mistakes.

Tags: Bats, Mistakes, Nobody

Good things do not come easy. The road is lined with pitfalls.

Tags: Easy, Good, Road

Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.

Tags: Career, Everyone, Except

Lucy and I would love furiously and fight furiously.

Tags: Fight, Love, Lucy

American people have the ability to laugh at themselves. It is one of the things that makes this country the great country that it is.

Tags: Country, Great, Laugh

An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa.

Tags: Actor, Comedy, Good

Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs.

Tags: Drinking, Needs, Pressures

Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it.

Tags: Business, Failure, Whole

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.

Tags: Father, Learned, While

My Latin temper blows up pretty fast, but it goes down just as fast. Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.

Tags: America, Pretty, Why

A single prop that does not look real to an audience can louse you up. The same is true of the smallest flaw in setting up the motivation in a story line.

Tags: Real, Single, True

Al Jolson was one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.

Tags: Al, Greatest, Lived

An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.

Tags: Audience, Big, Laugh

At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.

Tags: Comedy, Neither, Times

I don't think anyone can tell you what it is that makes you a star.

Tags: Anyone, Makes, Tell

I learned a lot from Xavier Cugat.

Tags: Learned

I went to high school with Al Capone.

Tags: Capone, High, School

Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.

Tags: Joe, Mccarthy, Senate

Lucy is such a perfectionist.

Tags: Lucy

Motion-picture studio floors used to be all wooden and not smooth at all. This was difficult when moving a camera around on a dolly.

Tags: Difficult, Moving, Used

One of my biggest problems with comedy was that I did not understand some of the jokes.

Tags: Comedy, Problems, Understand
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Since I was very young I have always worked hard at whatever I have had to do.

Tags: Hard, Whatever, Young

The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.

Tags: Happen, Love, Success

The thing I remember about New York was how little I felt. I arrived with one small bag and $15.

Tags: Felt, Remember, Small

The way the Army does things is sometimes a little strange.

Tags: Army, Sometimes, Strange
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