I've dodged bullets but there's no scandal in my life.
Food is a passion. Food is love.
Pretty Woman was the easiest job I've ever done. I just wore the right toupee.
I'm attracted to pathos, because life is mostly pathos. I've had a lot of it in my life.
You're at the top of your game if you do comedy.
You know, a low budget, you have to work harder. You have to plan well; you don't have much time to rehearse.
You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash; that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically.
Yes, and it's my third movie with Richard. American Gigolo was my first.
Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.
The fact that that's the difference between Mexicans and Cubans is pronounced. It's so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks, the way a Cuban moves the hands.
Sometimes I just walk through; I just show up, as in The Other Sister.
On those, I've said it before, I work free. It's the waiting they pay me for.
I'm a parent, especially when you've had the intense parenting the way I had. It's all in the bank. It's all in the great experience bank. Those are your secrets. That's the stuff that makes your work rich, that's what you dip into.
I work with Garry no matter what. What I wanted to keep going was the streak.
I used to work, part time, in a deli, in those days when your parents made you work just so you should know what work was like. And you'd make 4, 5, 6, ten dollars.
I think you can tell the human condition better through comedy.
I started in radio, again accidentally. I wasn't looking for this kind of work at all.
I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that's concerned.
I love the fact that it starts from there, and you don't know where it's gonna go. Wait long enough - love will find you. Everything's a surprise. When you think you've got it all figured out... as Emerson said, the dice of God are always loaded.
I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.
Definitely not a sitcom, that's my first condition. No sitcoms.