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Born: 1949-12-04
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
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I'm used to watching old movies of myself.

Tags: Movies, Old, Used

Live like you're already dead, man. Have a good time. Do your best. Let it all come ripping right through you.

Tags: Best, Good, Time

My wife holds the kite strings that let me go 'weeeeeee', then she reels me back in.

Tags: She, Strings, Wife

So I have this word for much of what I do in life: 'plorking.' I'm not playing and I'm not working, I'm plorking.

Tags: Life, Word, Working

The more space and emptiness you can create in yourself, then you can let the rest of the world come in and fill you up.

Tags: Emptiness, Rest, Yourself

Unlike a lot of actors, my father encouraged all his kids to go into show business.

Tags: Business, Father, Kids

You can relate to somebody's pain and you have compassion, which can lead to intimacy.

Tags: Compassion, Pain, Somebody

You don't want to vilify your ego.

Tags: Ego, Vilify

You know, ballet might be too formal of a title for the type of dance I do, but I love to dance.

Tags: Dance, Love, Might

I had years of partying, and I was kind of surprised and happy I survived it all. Now, being a parent, I look back on it thinking, Oh God, the things you did!

Tags: God, Happy, Thinking

A fella who accepts himself and is relaxed into who he is - that appeals to people.

Tags: Accepts, Himself, Relaxed

Any role that big is going to be a challenge for any actor, but for an actor of a young age, it's going to be even tougher.

Tags: Age, Challenge, Young

As far as 3-D goes, I don't know if that will stay very long because things are moving so rapidly.

Tags: Far, Goes, Moving

Directing takes a lot of time.

Tags: Directing, Takes, Time

Do I have a long-term plan? Kind of. I have a general direction, I think. But it's funny what comes down the pike.

Tags: Direction, Funny, Plan

Every time I walk down one of those red carpets, you think I'd be used to it after all these years, but it's like it's happening for the first time.

Tags: After, Time, Used

Execution is everything.

Tags: Execution

For me and my wife, it was love at first sight.

Tags: Love, Sight, Wife

Generally speaking I would say I enjoy the smaller films more because there's a less sense of pressure and often the material is more unusual.

Tags: Enjoy, Often, Sense

I can see how a relationship with a writer would be an easy thing.

Tags: Easy, Writer

I do a lot of ceramics.

Tags: Best, Hold, Opinion

I don't have one movie that is my favorite, I have about 25-30 favorites.

Tags: Favorite, Favorites, Movie

I don't know how it is for women or for other guys, but when I was young and in my 20s, I had a fear of marriage.

Tags: Fear, Marriage, Women

I don't really care about having more fame than I have.

Tags: Care, Fame

I don't really consider myself one of those actors who takes his work home with him.

Tags: Him, Home, Work

I don't really think in career terms.

Tags: Career, Terms
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I don't think I ever went down that movie star path. I always enjoy taking a 90-degree turn from the last thing I did.

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I gotta take notes when things occur to me.

Tags: Gotta, Notes, Occur

I had a great '70s. I survived it, and that's always good news.

Tags: Good, Great, News

I hate it when there's a good movie, someone overhypes it and I'm disappointed that I don't like it more.

Tags: Good, Hate, Someone

I have a cycle that is not particularly cool, but it's a cycle: trash myself to reward myself.

Tags: Cool, Reward, Trash

I haven't been to Comic-Con.

Tags: Bunch, Creativity, Ways

I like people.

Tags: Camera

I like to think of myself as a character actor, though there's some redundancy in that.

Tags: Actor, Character, Though

I love John Irving's stuff. It's that marriage of comedy and tragedy. It's really terrific.

Tags: Comedy, Love, Marriage

I love marriage.

Tags: Love, Marriage

I love westerns, I'd love to make more of them.

Tags: Love, Westerns

I never read reviews of something I want to see.

Tags: Read, Reviews

I resist life.

Tags: Life, Resist

I think my love of journalizing my life comes from my mom.

Tags: Life, Love, Mom

I think there's a real joy in going to see movies when you discover them yourself.

Tags: Movies, Real, Yourself

I think we're all hooked, I feel my own hook-ness on immediate gratification you know. I want what I want.

Tags: Hooked, Immediate

I used to read comics when I was a kid.

Tags: Kid, Read, Used

I want to have all of my faculties.

Tags: Faculties

I wish I were more disciplined.

Tags: Wish

I'd maybe done about 12 movies when I decided that this was what I was going to do.

Tags: Done, Maybe, Movies

I'm a big fan of country.

Tags: Big, Country, Fan

I'm a chairperson for 'No Kid Hungry', a campaign for poor American children.

Tags: American, Children, Poor

I'm a longboard guy.

Tags: Guy

I'm a pretty basic surfer.

Tags: Basic, Pretty

I'm also working closely with a group called the Amazon Conservation Team, helping with the rainforest in South America.

Tags: America, Team, Working

I'm at this time in life when I have to take the opportunities I have left.

Tags: Left, Life, Time

I'm drawn to the path of least resistance.

Tags: Drawn, Path, Resistance

I'm kind of an idea guy.

Tags: Guy, Idea

I'm light and airy.

Tags: Light

I'm not counting any chickens.

Tags: Chickens, Counting

I'm not locked into playing one guy.

Tags: Guy, Locked, Playing

I'm pretty critical of myself as far as reaching some sort of perfect bull's-eye or target that I'm aiming for.

Tags: Far, Perfect, Pretty

I've done several commercials and I've done voiceovers for documentaries.

Tags: Done, Several, Voiceovers

I've gone out of my way to not take baggage with me from film to film.

Tags: Baggage, Film, Gone

I've got a closet full of tuxes, and I appreciate that, because one thing I don't like to do is shop.

Tags: Appreciate, Closet, Full

I've got to watch my back, so I can't put on too much weight.

Tags: Put, Watch, Weight

I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.

Tags: Great, Ideas, Working

I've worked with a lot of first-time directors who kind of look to me for ideas and opinions and stuff, and I'm a team player.

Tags: Ideas, Opinions, Team

I've worked with a lot of kids, and when you're working with kids they have certain hours that they have to work.

Tags: Kids, Work, Working

If you're married you'll have tough times.

Tags: Married, Times, Tough

It can kind of screw up things if you're trying to overwork something.

Tags: Overwork, Screw, Trying

It's a wonderful metaphor, catching a wave, for how you can look at other challenges in your life.

Tags: Challenges, Life, Wonderful

It's funny. You succeed, but now where are you gonna go from there? I've got to keep proving that I can laugh or cry more real each time.

Tags: Funny, Real, Time

Life is having its way with me now. And I'm really pleased.

Tags: Life, Pleased

Life's picking up speed.

Tags: Life, Picking, Speed

Like most kids, you don't want to do what your folks want you to do. You've got your own thing.

Tags: Folks, Kids

Mania is a wonderful feeling.

Tags: Feeling, Mania, Wonderful

Movies are like magic tricks.

Tags: Magic, Movies, Tricks

Movies are very subjective.

Tags: Movies, Subjective

My m.o. as far as choosing projects is I really try not to work. I try to not do the scripts that are offered me.

Tags: Far, Try, Work

My main teachers were my father and my mother and my brother.

Tags: Brother, Father, Mother

My mom wasn't a movie star.

Tags: Mom, Movie, Star

My website's kind of fun for me. I get to do drawings on that. It's kind of fun.

Tags: Drawings, Fun, Website

Myths are wonderful tools that we've had, oh, for eons now that help us navigate the situations we find ourselves in.

Tags: Help, Ourselves, Wonderful

One in four kids in the U.S. faces hunger.

Tags: Four, Hunger, Kids

Pretend was a big part of my childhood.

Tags: Big, Childhood, Pretend

Sometimes I think of movie acting as advanced pretend.

Tags: Acting, Movie, Sometimes

That's one of the cool things about fame. You have an affect on society and where it goes.

Tags: Cool, Goes, Society

The hoopla with all the award season is kind of mind-boggling. It kind of puts you on your heels.

Tags: Award, Heels, Season

The Oscar nomination is great. It's a great pat on the back. And I like that.

Tags: Great, Nomination, Oscar

The wonderful thing about acting is that you can use all of your talents and interests in your work.

Tags: Acting, Wonderful, Work

There's a bit of the kid in me.

Tags: Bit, Kid

This idea of how everything is interconnected, and the impermanence of things.. It sums up the human condition to me, and it helps me on my path.

Tags: Human, Idea, Path

Thoughts will change and shift just like the wind and the water when you're on the boat; thoughts are no different than anything else.

Tags: Change, Else, Thoughts

Tightness gets in the way of everything, except tightness.

Tags: Except

To go into therapy is an adventure, not really to iron anything out.

Tags: Adventure, Iron, Therapy

We love things that are convenient.

Tags: Convenient, Love

We're here for such a short period of time.

Tags: Here, Short, Time

Well, I'm not a big sports fan.

Tags: Big, Fan, Sports

Well, there are all kinds of gutters. Life will supply you with gutters.

Tags: Kinds, Life, Supply

Well, when we made 'Tron' there was no internet, no cellphones.

Tags: Internet

What are the aspects of yourself that line up with the character? You magnify those, and the ones that don't match up you kind of kick to the curb.

Tags: Character, Line, Yourself

When I was really young, my mom enrolled me in dance classes.

Tags: Dance, Mom, Young

Whenever you're the child of a famous person, you get judged in odd ways because of that.

Tags: Child, Famous, Ways
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