Jack Lemmon - Quotes

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If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see. ---->>>

Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.

Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure.

Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car. ---->>>

I won't quit until I get run over by a truck, a producer or a critic. ---->>>

If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. You must reach the emotional and intellectual level of ability where you can go out stark naked, emotionally, in front of an audience. ---->>>

It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.

It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.

Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor.

Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor.

I'd rather make the cut in the Crosby than win another Oscar. ---->>>

When I'm reading material, if I'm a little bit afraid of a part and I'm willing to admit that to myself, then I'll do it, definitely. If I'm worried about being able to do it, to get it - I absolutely just love it. ---->>>

I would rather play Hamlet with no rehearsal than TV golf. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-08, 1925
Birthplace: in Newton, Massachusetts, The United States
Die: 06-27, 2001
Occupation: Actor
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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts (for which he won the 1955 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, Irma la Douce, The Odd Couple and its sequel 30 years later, The Odd Couple II, (and other frequent collaborations with Odd Couple co-star Walter Matthau), Save the Tiger (for which he won the 1973 Academy Award for Best Actor), The Out-of-Towners, The China Syndrome, Missing (for which he won Best Actor at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival), Glengarry Glen Ross, Tuesdays with Morrie, Grumpy Old Men, and Grumpier Old Men (wikipedia)