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Born: 1933-05-23
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I think health is another exceedingly important thing.

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I think it is shocking that 15- and 16-year-olds leave school unable to add up and with the reading ability of a four-year-old.

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I think you always have to use certain parts of yourself in any role.

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I think, Larry, one of the things is I'm a very active person.

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I was a pin-up girl. I did it for 30 years and, quite frankly, it gets a bit boring.

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I'm a bit shy, I suppose, and a bit lazy.

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I've spent years when I've not been in the limelight at all and I'm perfectly happy living my life without being swooped on by paparazzi.

Tags: Happy, Life, Living

My parents instilled in me that life was going to be very difficult and that I'd have to work for everything.

Tags: Life, Parents, Work

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much.

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The easiest way to convince my kids that they don't really need something is to get it for them.

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The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it.

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Well I've written four beauty books as well.

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When I was at school, I was terrible at algebra and arithmetic, but I was always the best at English and literature. And acting, of course.

Tags: Acting, Best, School

Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that.

Tags: Known, Love, Playing

And we have not found any generational gap at all. If he wants to go a football game, he goes. If I want to go to a fashion show, I go. We don't have to do everything together. But we like doing most things together.

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Botox, I think, is poison, I would never put it into my face, and I'm needle-phobic. I spend a lot of time keeping my face out of the sun and taking care of my skin and wearing make-up.

Tags: Care, Sun, Time

And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.

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And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I - but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17. So there wasn't much time.

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But I have had to give up certain things in my life. One is shopping. Two is lunch with the girls. Three is cocktail parties, and four is studying my lines.

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Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass.

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I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.

Tags: Care, Love, Working

I don't know why people are so obsessed with age anyway. I mean, 90 is the new 70; 70 is the new 50 and 50 is the new 40; so the whole act-your-age thing? Only up to a point.

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I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it.

Tags: Actor, Respect, Work
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I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't mean anything in America but is quite nice in England - the Order of the British Empire for services to drama.

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I think it has something to do with being British. We don't take ourselves as seriously as some other countries do. I think a lot of people take themselves far too seriously; I find that a very tedious attitude.

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I'm older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that.

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I've never chased fame. I came into this business to be a theatre actress. I was nine when I first appeared on stage. But I can't say I would turn my back on fortune. I'm someone who enjoys the benefits of money.

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I've three children, three grandchildren, I work, I travel, and I'm very happily married. I'm very satisfied and happy with my life and there really isn't anything I want.

Tags: Life, Travel, Work

Of course it's true: the public want to see young people - young people are the people who go to the cinema. It's a sad fact of life, but you've got to accept it and not whine about it.

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Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.

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The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.

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I've never yet met a man who could look after me. I don't need a husband. What I need is a wife.

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The body is like a car: the older you become the more care you have to take care of it - and you don't leave a Ferrari out in the sun.

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I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don't use it, you lose it.

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I'm extremely happy in my life. I consider myself to be very blessed.

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If life throws you a lemon - make lemonade.

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Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.

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I don't believe in dieting.

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It's no one's fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?

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Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.

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And I kissed a lot of frogs as well, but no, I kissed a lot of frogs and now I've found my prince.

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And the truth is I've always taken very good care of my skin, and always, always worn make-up.

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And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.

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Basically, though, I believe in eating well, not eating too much but eating a variety of foods.

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I consider you as old as you look and feel. And in that case I feel - I feel I'm about 39, like Jack Benny.

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I do all my own make-up, it takes me 10 minutes.

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I don't buy into you're on the slag heap when you're 40 or 50 or 60 or 70 or whatever.

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I don't look my age, I don't feel my age and I don't act my age. To me age is just a number.

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I have a lot of male friends.

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I have always tried to live my life with enthusiasm and pleasure.

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I have girlfriends who've had Botox and been left with lumps in their faces. And the lips, don't even get me started.

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I mean, even my dressing room at the studio has candles and cushions and cashmere rugs and things.

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I really feel now like a native New Yorker. And I'm very happy here.

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I think dieting is bad for you.

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