James MacArthur - Quotes

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Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.

Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.

It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.

It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.

Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do... the place just grows on you. ---->>>

Frankly - and believe me, I say this without any pretense - when I see the road I've taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I've come out pretty well. ---->>>

I am happy to have now as Danny finally a more difficult role, in which I can shoot and fight. ---->>>

My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. ---->>>

Walt Disney was not a merchant of sadness. ---->>>

Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so. It's modern. It's a part of today's world. ---->>>

We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys. ---->>>

And after four years, I thoroughly enjoy Hawaii and the success of the show. ---->>>

And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing. ---->>>

But I found out that bones with flesh are more interesting than bones without. ---->>>

But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.

But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.

I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home. ---->>>

Once you're a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you're a winner. Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails. ---->>>

They all went down in droves because just scenes of palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring. ---->>>

You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all. ---->>>

In the case of Five-O, I believe it was a combination of many ingredients - timing, chemistry, Hawaii. ---->>>

For years I have played the twenty-something lover. ---->>>

I got into the acting business very young. ---->>>

I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun. ---->>>

My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing. ---->>>

Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful; that understanding, well, I'd give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I'd love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman. ---->>>

A woman doesn't just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs.

A woman doesn't just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs.

I don't think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did. ---->>>

I just sold a farm in Missouri, and I own a ski lodge in Colorado with some Honolulu partners. ---->>>

Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.

Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.

The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren't even allowed on location. ---->>>

Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I've had. ---->>>

You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice. ---->>>

I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks. ---->>>

If the woman in my life, the one that I felt I loved enough to want to marry, loved my children, I'd know then that her love for me was deeper than I could hope for. ---->>>

It's sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I've had in having a giving and loving family. ---->>>

Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that this was a success such as we'd never hoped for! ---->>>

When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-08, 1937
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Die: 2010-10-28
Occupation: Actor
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James Gordon MacArthur (December 8, 1937 – October 28, 2010) was an American actor best known for the role of Danny "Danno" Williams, the reliable second-in-command of the fictional Hawaiian State Police squad in the long-running television series Hawaii Five-O.(wikipedia)