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Born: 1938-05-24
Profession: Actor
Nation: Canadian
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The Shades never recorded anything, Little Daddy and the Bachelors recorded a couple of records, ya.

Tags: Couple, Daddy, Records

There's a hierarchy in prison, and I was right at the top.

Tags: Hierarchy, Prison, Top

They just wanted to show the entertainment world that we're vulnerable.

Tags: Show, Vulnerable, Wanted

Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.

Tags: American, Justice, Lies

Well I don't know, I might have lost my citizenship, I don't think you can lose your citizenship though.

Tags: Lose, Lost, Might

Well, I had an after hours club in Vancouver and when any of the Motown acts would call.

Tags: After, Call, Hours

You can't become a dictator through checks and balances.

Tags: Balances, Become, Dictator

You know, I left the country when Reagan got in; I went to France.

Tags: Country, France, Left

One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.

Tags: Night, Playing, Trying

When you hit a groove, it's not you; it's the spirit world. The spirits whisper the ideas in your brain and prod you along. They're the ones that are really happy.

Tags: Brain, Happy, Spirit

I used to joke for years that I was a black man. I adopted the black culture, the black race. I married a black woman, and I had black kids. I always considered myself a 'brother.'

Tags: Black, Kids, Woman

I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn't matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you'd get the girls.

Tags: Looking, Matter, Music

Religion is run by thought police. 'Obey. Listen. This is what you do. Don't ask questions. Go die for your country.' The spirituality says, 'Okay, you can die for your country, but know what you're doing while you're doing it.'

Tags: Country, Religion, Thought

To be in a situation where you have no rights whatsoever is something I wish everybody could experience. People's attitudes would change. It would be a better place.

Tags: Change, Experience, Wish

We won a contest at the teen fair in Vancouver and the first prize was a recording contract and we recorded at a radio station on the stairway, and we did a record and it got put out.

Tags: Fair, Put, Teen

You know, I left the country when Reagan got in; I went to France. And when George Bush Jr. got in, my instincts told me it was time to go - I'd felt that we had grown above that, you know?

Tags: Country, Left, Time

You look at Cheney, Rumsfeld, Karl Rove, and Bush - if you saw them on Halloween, they wouldn't need a costume. You'd give them a treat and compliment them on what great-looking demons they were. They are demons. There's no doubt about it.

Tags: Doubt, Give, Treat

Everything that happens to me is very cosmic.

Tags: Cosmic, Happens

I never did smoke that much pot; never was a big pothead.

Tags: Big, Pot, Smoke

People try to put ownership on things: 'That's mine, that's my joke.' No such thing. Like if you tripped or stumbled and people go, 'Oh, that's Charlie Chaplin.' You know what I mean? You can't own a joke. You can be the guy that tells it the best, but you can't own a joke. Nowhere can you own a laugh.

Tags: Best, Laugh, Mean
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Cigarettes, I won't do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya.

Tags: Cigarettes, Won, Ya

A lot of prophets have gone to jail.

Tags: Gone, Jail, Prophets

Any excuse to live in New York and do art. Has to be one of the most rewarding experiences in the world.

Tags: Art, Excuse, York

Every time I get tested, I ask questions about it, and I watch how they do it.

Tags: Ask, Questions, Time

I love to meet my fans, and after every show I usually hang out for a few hours, talking to my fans, signing autographs, and selling T-shirts.

Tags: After, Love, Show

I'm as clean as a whistle.

Tags: Clean, Whistle

Jail was probably the most exciting thing that's ever happened to me.

Tags: Exciting, Happened, Jail

Well, I started out as a musician, so when I was about 10 years old, I was already in a band.

Tags: Band, Old, Started

Activism, to me, I don't know if it really works. It may work for somebody else, but it does not work for me.

Tags: Else, May, Work

But you can't exercise and be high. It's impossible.

Tags: Exercise, High, Impossible

I know, because I tried all sorts of ways of being in character, and the best way is to be totally straight.

Tags: Best, Character, Tried

I was more of a weightlifter.

Tags: Hybrid

I'm just glad I can make a difference in someone's life.

Tags: Difference, Life, Someone

I've always been into improvisation.

Tags: Crime, Good, Serious

If I don't get paid I'm going to take a whole lot of Marshall amps home with me on the plane.

Tags: Home, Paid, Whole

Maybe once in a while, you know, after a hard day of shooting or something like that, I'd kick back.

Tags: After, Hard, Once

My incarceration was actually a positive thing from the beginning. I needed a gimmick to get my act going again, it gave me material.

Tags: Again, Beginning, Positive

No. Maceo played sax, didn't he, well they used to sit in.

Tags: Played, Sit, Used

Once you're a felon you're a target.

Tags: Once, Target

The funny thing is, Dennis Miller got me back into comedy.

Tags: Comedy, Funny, Miller