Dana Carvey - Quotes

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I know it's a cliche, but the whole family is just whacked. I mean, we're all out of our minds. They're the funniest, most eccentric bizarre people I've ever met, my siblings.

I know it's a cliche, but the whole family is just whacked. I mean, we're all out of our minds. They're the funniest, most eccentric bizarre people I've ever met, my siblings.

I don't find biology as interesting as politics and humanism. I talk more about existential stuff. ---->>>

While many comics have a secret persona, I fundamentally want to be myself. ---->>>

I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face. ---->>>

I tried to go out for theater or theater arts, but I was too scared or too intimidated. But I had a lot of friends on the cross country team that had great senses of humor.

I tried to go out for theater or theater arts, but I was too scared or too intimidated. But I had a lot of friends on the cross country team that had great senses of humor.

I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. ---->>>

I have no regrets. I wanted to raise the kids and be a present father. When I developed a movie, I was gone for a year. That didn't really work for me. That isn't fair to make these life-forms and then disappear. ---->>>

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know? ---->>>

I really enjoy being a dad, and maybe I took it too seriously, but I love being around my kids. ---->>>

I used to sneak up to the 8th floor and watch Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo rehearsing 'Saturday Night Live' and could only wonder if I would ever have the chance to be funny. It took me five years to go up the two stories, but it is such a sense of fulfillment to be able to show what I can do on national television. ---->>>

I have a theory that if you're famous more years than you're not famous, then you get a little nutty. ---->>>

After years of begging, I got my parents to get me a little Craig tape recorder, a reel to reel. Then I started recording voices, or recording Jonathan Winters off television and stuff like that. ---->>>

I think free speech is probably the coolest thing we have in this country, and again, you can label it hate speech and dismiss it, and then you're allowed to censor it. ---->>>

The two things that can hurt you are if you need money or if you need fame. Those are the things that can be your Achilles heel. But if you don't need money and you don't need fame, then you're free. ---->>>

Describing comic sensibility is near impossible. It's sort of an abstract silliness, that sometimes the joke isn't the star. ---->>>

I got lucky. I won the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition in 1977 while I was still at San Francisco State. ---->>>

Well, I loved variety in television, I loved sketch comedy. At 'Saturday Night Live,' I stayed almost seven years. ---->>>

I had auditioned for 'Saturday Night Live' two or three times before and never really saw myself there. I looked up to Belushi and Bill Murray and Aykroyd and I never saw myself as in their world. ---->>>

I had written in another draft a completely different kind of fight, but they said they couldn't afford to shoot it. They needed a fight scene, though, so I was told to put a fight scene in, but not the one I had written. ---->>>

When people come to see my stand-up, they get a chance to see my characters interact with each other. I enjoy pushing my characters to the limit. No matter how far out there I go, I look for things that make the characters human. ---->>>

I enjoy pushing my characters to the limit. No matter how far out there I go, I look for things that make the characters human. ---->>>

I never read the tabloids. ---->>>

I'm a real people-pleaser. ---->>>

I always tend to think of all of my shows as possibly my last show. I'm like a junior Springsteen, without the underbite. ---->>>

I did a lot of ridiculous television. Between 1980 and '85 I had no confidence, so I did everything I was told to do. ---->>>

I'm more of a people pleaser. ---->>>

I have this dream life where I get to be a celebrity but I get to navigate the world fairly easily because I'm always in character. ---->>>

I've never really worked on them. Just once in a while one hits me and makes me laugh. My Al Gore was sort of like a gay Gomer Pyle. ---->>>

If you just kind of live a regular life and make good 'Hollywood' money, you have a certain freedom. ---->>>

That's why modern corporate movie making has become so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50. ---->>>

When people come to see my stand-up, they get a chance to see my characters interact with each other. ---->>>

I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes. ---->>>

I recently found out about this other super movie star. He only works from about 11:00 to 4:00, so all his movies take like 120 days. But this was a lot of stuff to do in 35 days. ---->>>

It's almost like he's started to sound even more exotic the more people started doing him. I don't know why, but there's just something about Al Gore that makes me laugh. ---->>>

This movie will actually increase the sex life of parents everywhere because they can put this on, with the 45 minutes of extras and they've got almost two hours to do whatever they've got to do while the kids watch the movie. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-02, 1955
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Occupation: Comedian
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Dana Thomas Carvey (born June 2, 1955) is an American actor and stand-up comedian, who made his acting debut in Tough Guys (1986), and is most widely known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne's World films. He is well known for his impersonations of George H (wikipedia)