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Dabney Coleman - Quotes

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I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming... and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress.

I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming... and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress.

No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do. ---->>>

There is something about New York City that in and of itself is so theatrical hat I use to think... I use to feel when I walked out of my apartment on the way to school or anywhere that I was walking out on stage. ---->>>

But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something. ---->>>

But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't. ---->>>

I have a theory about that, if you have to say something, if you have encourage for one second a prospective acting student - he should not go in to acting. ---->>>

The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after. ---->>>

I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to. ---->>>

But I did make some money doing commercials. I did fourteen in one year. ---->>>

But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.

But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.

I did two or three plays every summer. ---->>>

I didn't have any extra money. But I can't say that I had a hard early career. ---->>>

I have worked with some great directors. ---->>>

I think that you get something for your acting from almost anything you do. ---->>>

I was very lucky in as much as I played a lot of tennis. ---->>>

I'm convinced that the place, if you have your druthers, to go to have that experience is New York City. ---->>>

It takes a lot of energy to teach.

It takes a lot of energy to teach.

The career doesn't get any easier. A career stays tough.

The career doesn't get any easier. A career stays tough.

Well Sid Pollack was... He was I would say probably, probably the most influential on me. ---->>>

And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who... how successful you are. ---->>>

To tell you the truth I am hard put to think of anyone who's career was affected significantly by making all those phone calls and I must be wrong. I must be wrong! Because it has just got to pay off! ---->>>

When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-03, 1932
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, U.S.
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Occupation: Actor
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Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor. In a career spanning over five decades, Coleman has had roles in films such as The Towering Inferno (1974), 9 to 5 (1980), On Golden Pond (1981), Tootsie (1982), WarGames (1983), Cloak & Dagger (1984), The Beverly Hillbillies (1993), You've Got Mail (1998), Recess: School's Out (2001), Moonlight Mile (2002), and Rules Don't Apply (2016) (wikipedia)