Joel McCrea - Quotes

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I have no regrets, except perhaps one: I should have tried harder to be a better actor.

I have no regrets, except perhaps one: I should have tried harder to be a better actor.

I don't believe in anti-heroes. Duke Wayne played a mean guy but never an anti-hero. ---->>>

I never pretended to be a great actor. ---->>>

I turned down as many roles that I thought were beyond my abilities as I did ones I thought weren't good enough. ---->>>

I always felt so much more comfortable in the Western. The minute I got a horse and a hat and a pair of boots on, I felt easier. I didn't feel like I was an actor anymore. I felt like I was the guy out there doing it. ---->>>

My first business deal was with my mother. I invested in chickens. I sold the eggs to my mother. ---->>>

After 87 pictures in 47 years, I knew when to quit. ---->>>

People say I'm a one-note actor, but the way I figure it, those other guys are just looking for that one right note. ---->>>

I liked doing comedies, but as I got older I was better suited to do Westerns. Because I think it becomes unattractive for an older fellow trying to look young, falling in love with attractive girls in those kinds of situations. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-05, 1905
Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, U.S.
Die: 10-20, 1990
Occupation: Actor

Joel Albert McCrea (November 5, 1905 – October 20, 1990) was an American actor whose career spanned 50 years and appearances in over 90 films. These films include Alfred Hitchcock's spy film Foreign Correspondent (1940), Preston Sturges' comedy classics Sullivan's Travels (1940), and The Palm Beach Story (1941), the romance film Bird of Paradise (1932), the adventure classic The Most Dangerous Game (1933), George Stevens' The More the Merrier (1941), and the titular character in the western classic The Virginian (1946) (wikipedia)