Jerry Stiller - Quotes

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Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie.

Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie.

During the Great Depression, when people laughed their worries disappeared. Audiences loved these funny men. I decided to become one. ---->>>

Never go for the punch line. There might be something funnier on the way. ---->>>

We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there's a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together. ---->>>

Creative comedy is like growing geraniums in a mine field. ---->>>

I've been around the block a lot and I've had a merry trail for 55 years. ---->>>

I loved the idea of touching base with an audience. ---->>>

Being on a sitcom stops me from getting Alzheimer's. ---->>>

Anne is very forgiving. She doesn't care about money, being rich, or clothes. We never argued about finances. ---->>>

I don't think my judgment is that good. I don't know what is funny. ---->>>

Anne hated the idea of putting me down in front of the audience. ---->>>

The worst thing in this business is to be thought of as a no-talent. ---->>>

Some of the routines come back very easily. We do it off the top of our heads. ---->>>

I shave without using shaving cream. ---->>>

My father and mother - I figured if I could make them laugh, they'd stop fighting. I stole all their material. ---->>>

I ask myself why I do it. Maybe it's to prove I'm still around. It takes a lot out of my body. I'm not an NBA player anymore. At my age, very few people can handle it. ---->>>

It can make you sad to look at pictures from your youth. So there's a trick to it. The trick is not to look at the later pictures. ---->>>

Money is sensual.

Money is sensual.


Nationality: American
Born: 06-08, 1927
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Comedian

Gerald Isaac Stiller (born June 8, 1927) is an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara. He later played Frank Costanza on the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and Arthur Spooner on the CBS comedy series The King of Queens. Stiller and Meara are the parents of actor Ben Stiller, with whom Stiller co-starred in the films Zoolander, Heavyweights, Hot Pursuit, The Heartbreak Kid and Zoolander 2 (wikipedia)