Facts about Eli Wallach

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Eli Wallach is a famous Actor from USA, he is 104 years old and still alive, born December 7, 1915.

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He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Eli.

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Famous quotes by Eli Wallach (33)


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"I met my wife and, for the next ten years, we did no films at all. She did the first movie and then I did several after. My first movie was written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Kazan and was called Baby Doll"
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"Even if I don't want to slow down, I'm slowing down"
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"But I went to the University of Texas in the 30s, and while there I learned to ride. Mostly polo ponies"
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"All of these stories bounced around in my mind for a long time"
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"So I wanted to show what I did with the money. So I got red silk shirts, beautiful hats, wonderful saddles, a great horse, and two gold teeth. So that was the way I did it"
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"And I did Batman, too. I did Mr. Freeze. I get more mail for him than anything I've ever done"
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"My wife says that stage acting is like being on a tightrope with no net, and being in the movies, there is a net - because you stop and go over it again. It's very technical and mechanical. On stage you're on your own"
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"Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere"
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"One thing changes every evening: It's the audience, and I'm working my magic. I'm always learning from it"
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"I've learned that life is very tricky business: Each person needs to find what they want to do in life and not be dissuaded when people question them"
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"I love to tell stories and this is my way of getting them down on paper"
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"Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck"
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"But Clint I love, because Clint was my mentor. I knew nothing about making an Italian movie"
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"Yes, I won the Bafta. I thought the British were very intelligent"
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"The big secret in acting is listening to people"
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"I was an original member of the Actors' Studio"
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"Well, I go to the theater today, and its curtain - there is no curtain in this play; the lights go down and go up - and we start. And I live this character for two hours. There are only two of us in the play. And It's a complete experience"
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"The trouble with that movie is that you had to see Chinatown the day before you saw The Two Jakes"
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"My first Western was called The Magnificent Seven"
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"John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years"
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"I've never lost my appetite for acting; it's innovative and challenging"
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"I never lost my appetite for acting"
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"And then the first was The Misfits, which I enjoyed very much, with Marilyn and Gable"
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"Well, I've maybe gotten 200 requests for interviews about Marilyn, and I just decided I'm gonna do my own"
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"I've worked with wonderful actors like Marlon Brando and Henry Fonda"
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"I always wanted to tell stories and act"
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"What is it in my makeup that makes me grab any offer and fly around the world? Will I ever be satisfied? Can't I ever just rest?"
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"This country has a complex about age. It's unbelievable. If you're over thirty, you've had it in this country"
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"I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic. I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals, and I was a Captain in the army at the end, in 1945"
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"I never dreamed I would do Westerns"
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"I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly"
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"Everyone thinks acting is easy. It's far from easy, but it's the most gratifying thing I do"
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"And that movie was underrated - Nuts - because it deals with a terrible subject, but It's very well done"


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