Bo Hopkins is uninhibited, colorful and disarmingly honest. He has carved a career in Hollywood with a talent and determination that has led him from parking cars to starring roles in television and films.
Bill Smitrovich began his professional career at the age of thirty-three, as a stage actor with Arthur Miller in the World Premiere of "American Clock" directed by Dan Sullivan, which went from The Spoleto Festival to Broadway.
Erin Connor, although not yet widely known in the U.S. truly fits the category of "Working Actor" to a "T". Born and bred near Byron Bay in Australia, Erin grew up on a tropical fruit farm with a menagerie of animals to look after. With a rural upbringing, Erin learnt early on the lessons earned by hard work and community.
Art Hindle, born Arthur Hindle on July 21, 1948, in Halifax to a Royal Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager.
Julie Dolan is a native San Fernando “Valley Girl” and began dance lessons at the age of 3 and acting and piano lessons at the age of 9. She attended California State University Northridge for a short time but her continued work in Television and Film kept her away from her studies.
James Morrison, filmmaker, playwright, poet, actor, singer/songwriter and yoga teacher, was born in Utah and is a product of Alaska. He began his acting career as a clown and wire walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus and served his theatrical apprenticeship with the Alaska Repertory Theatre.
Miguel Sandoval has appeared in over one hundred and sixty film and television roles, including the popular boxoffice hits "Jurassic Park", "Clear and Present Danger", "Do the Right Thing", "Get Shorty", and "Up Close and Personal".
He has guest starred on such television series as "Seinfeld", "Frasier", "Murder One", "Law and Order", "E.R.", "Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her", and "The Crew".
Richard Riehle was born and educated in the Midwest. He got a BA cum laude in Speech and Drama from the University of Notre Dame, an MFA in Theater Arts from the University and a diploma in acting from The John Fernald Academy.
Peter Jason was born on the 22nd of July in Hollywood, California. He spent the next 18 years on the beaches of southern cal mostly in front of his family home on the ocean in Balboa, Calif. Growing up at the beach helped form his easygoing love of life, people, and his pursuit of happiness. He attended Newport Beach Elementary School, Horace Ensign Junior High, and Newport Harbor High School where he performed in his first play, "The Man Who Came To Dinner" playing the lead Sheridan Whiteside.
To young actor. Eugene Roach on the subject of acting
Don't ever let 'em catch you at it.
Seeing a murder on television, can help work off one's antagonisms.
And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some!
Sage Advise to a Young Oregonian, Barbara Niven
If you want to make it in show business, get the hell out of Oregon!
No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer it has chosen.
The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
I can't wait to one day shoot in Detroit and say 'Let's have this double for Toronto'.
The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.
The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
What's this business of being a writer?
It's just putting one word after another.
My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by favoring to attempt.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Life ain't no dress rehearsal.
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?
I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book.
The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
While attending a Production Meeting
This is no place to ask questions!!
You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say.
From: "Tuesday's with Morrie"
We must learn to love one another or die.... We must!
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
The problem is not that television presents us with entertaining subject matter,
but, that all subject matter is presented as entertaining.…
The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense
Kiss and make up...
but too much makeup has ruined many a kiss.
Do, or do not. - There is no 'try'..
The problem with television is that the people must sit and keep their eyes glued on a screen; the average American family hasn’t time for it. Therefore, the showmen are convinced…
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
When asked what he thought of William Shakespeare
I'll moider da bum!
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
The faster I write the better my output. If I'm going slow I'm in trouble. It means I'm pushing the words instead of being pulled by them.
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.
Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic
I'll give you a definite maybe.
When you're down and out, something always turns up -- and it's usually the noses of your friends.
I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with 'Guess' on it.
I said, Thyroid problem?
Why should people go out and pay to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships.
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them!
Advise to a young Richard Roundtree
Whatever you do in this business, It's much easier than lifting heavy things.