If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn't be an actor. You're in the wrong profession.
— Uta Hagen
They still had the Lord Chamberlain, so we had this idiotic censorship. We were allowed three Jesus Christs instead of 10. Why three were OK, I don't know.
Usually, someone who's in a show gets me a ticket. I feel cornered. I can't walk out if I don't like it.
I'm a bad liar; I don't know what to say backstage.
I love playing Chekhov. That's the hardest; that's why I love it most.
Awards don't really mean much.
Working with Brando was fun. It was like a tennis match. We played unbelievably well together.
Once in awhile, there's stuff that makes me say, That's what theatre's about. It has to be a human event on the stage, and that doesn't happen very often.
Maybe the one I enjoyed playing most was A Month in the Country.
I won't go to England because they won't let my dog in.
I love going to the movies; I love watching good movie actors. They must know something I don't.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular... it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
We had a relationship that lasted 44 years. Herbert and I lived together 10 years before we were married. He always gave me a little heart for whatever anniversary.
We were not allowed to say, Screw, but we could say, Hump the hostess, because hump is in Shakespeare.
Marlon was so sensitive, you thought the poor guy just had a bad education.
I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre. When I go to the theatre, I get so angry. I don't go.
I have disassociated myself from that book.