I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
Susan is just great. I know I'm biased, but she's a great actress.
I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun.
I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
I started getting on my feet and clowning around, and they ended up putting me in a play when I was 12. And I was hooked.
I mean, what are they scared of? Who's going to vote for anyone from the Communist Party, for God's sake?
I've long ago compromised my eight hours a night.
I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.
I'm not gangly; I'm very coordinated. I do have a bit of a baby face. But I guess that just means I'll be working longer.
I wouldn't even get elected. I'd probably deck a couple of people, too which would not play very well with the national media.
Bush is very clever. When the debate should have been about the deterioration of our cities and the lack of action by government, he sent in his idiot to make an outrageous statement about Murphy Brown.
I've used drugs that I do consider to be dangerous, drugs that are potentially detrimental to kids and society at large.
Directing is creating a whole. You're able to combine different elements and create a film that is unique and true to your vision.
New York is not conductive to theater. New York does not encourage its young. It does not encourage experimentation.
Americans accept that gangsters are running the government.
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing.
I don't care about Clinton's haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.
Any time you're trying to do a movie with a happy ending, it's very difficult because it's been done before and you don't want to be manipulative.
Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.