John Cullum - Quotes

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After serving in the Korean War, I actually started working towards a master's degree in finance.

After serving in the Korean War, I actually started working towards a master's degree in finance.

My father was a businessman. We had discussions about honesty and dishonesty. ---->>>

I could make thousands of dollars in Broadway musicals, but among the best experiences I had was doing 'Hamlet' in Milwaukee and a version of 'Cyrano' that my wife wrote for me on a bus-and-truck tour. ---->>>

There was a time I wouldn't fly to California if I had to spend the night. Can you believe it? I would not fly to California, the phrase was, 'if the sun has to set on me.' I just had prejudices against it. ---->>>

Advertising is a wonderful lubricant for business, if it's used properly. ---->>>

I sing the 'Star Spangled Banner,' so I can get into football, basketball and baseball games for free. ---->>>

I got into musical comedy because of Shakespeare, not because of singing. They needed someone to understudy Richard Burton. I was also going to musical auditions because the agent I had insisted I go to them. ---->>>

I was on the verge of taking over a company myself, from my father, before I left Knoxville to become an actor. I was also a company commander in Korea, so I had some sense of how powerful authority can be. How dangerous it can be. ---->>>

I always wanted to act, but never thought of it as something serious to do. ---->>>

I was married to a dancer who had a dance company in New York City, and she toured. ---->>>

You scratch a preacher a little bit, and you'll get an actor. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-02, 1930
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation: Actor

John Cullum (born March 2, 1930) is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in many stage musicals and dramas, including On the Twentieth Century (1978) and Shenandoah (1975), winning the Tony Awards for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for each. He earned his first Tony nomination as lead actor in a musical in 1966 for On a Clear Day You Can See Forever in which he introduced the title song, and more recently received Tony nominations for Urinetown The Musical (2002) (best actor in a musical) and as best featured actor in a musical the revival of 110 in the Shade (2007) (wikipedia)