I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn't personally sad about finishing a long job.
Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.
In a capitalist society, persons who create capital, like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.
Those offers come in now and again. They're not knocking down my door. I'm only an old character actor, and I'm not needed.
The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is, unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.
Not all celebrities are dunces.
We don't really need reviewers, just first-night reporters who will tell us faithfully whether or not the audience liked the show.
Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.
The wages of pedantry is pain.
My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter.
One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.
Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire.
Even a true artist does not always produce art.
Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.