Facts about Rod Taylor

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Rod Taylor is a famous Actor from Australia, he is still alive and was born January 11, 1930.

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He is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Rod.

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Famous quotes by Rod Taylor (26)


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"So I went and did an audition and became the biggest radio actor in Sydney, and that's how it all started"
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"I wouldn't dream of selling my work. I give them to friends, to charities"
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"I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them"
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"When I said I no longer wanted to be a painter, that I wanted to be an actor, the first thing I did was get a stinking job in an insurance building"
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"To put what you see on paper is the same as funneling what you feel through yourself as a performer"
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"I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock's 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night, and it made me see how much she really meant to me"
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"Dore Schary was then head of the studio and he wanted to change my name"
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"Apart from being interested in a good role, I think it's necessary to make up your mind as to whether it will make a movie that will entertain an audience all over the world and not just in your own backyard"
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"Anyway, when I was a kid, I dutifully went to the Sydney Technical and Fine Arts College"
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"In the beginning I had a real work problem. Every time I had job I had to convince the immigration authorities I was the only man for that job and get a special work permit until I went under contract to MGM"
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"I worked at Mark Foy's during the day and studied drama at night"
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"I am proud to be an actor"
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"Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working. If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint"
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"The fact that I'm going to be unsuccessful at times is pretty well-balanced by the fact that I'm going to be successful at others"
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"I was one of the first of the uglies. Rock Hudson and Tab Hunter... were very pretty fellows, and that was the trend. I was one of the first of the uglies to get lucky"
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"Acting is something I love"
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"To a large degree, those early lean days were self-imposed"
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"I pray and try every day to be a better actor"
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"I married at a tender age during my early stage and radio struggles"
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"But I did a lot of boxing and I was captain of an Australian surf club"
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"When people think it's successful, I'm grateful. When they don't - OK, I'll try again"
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"The most important thing in my life is my work"
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"I'd much rather turn down a starring role in a bad picture and do a small role in a very good picture"
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"I'm not doing my work for constant success"
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"I did well as an actor in Australia, and then Paramount invited me over... to have a look at me"
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"Acting doesn't suffice"


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