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Quotes And Sayings About Hollywood

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People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
~By Jackie Collins ~


My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.
~By Gene Tierney ~


You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
~By R. W. Apple, Jr. ~


The goal wasn't to be a millionaire or to be a Hollywood star. That was not the goal. The goal was something about - the goal was to find the goal, but I knew where it was.
~By James Earl Jones ~


I was the center square on Hollywood Squares for about fifteen weeks.
~By Jerry Mathers ~


In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.
~By Allan Sherman ~


There's not really much destruction in New York besides the weather and it's a natural force so it's not like any destruction. But LA gets leveled (laughs). That's my comment to Hollywood.
~By Roland Emmerich ~


I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


How could a New Yorker possibly take something called the Hollywood String Quartet seriously?
~By Leonard Slatkin ~


No one has a closest friend in Hollywood.
~By Sheilah Graham ~


I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life, specifically Southern small town life, and I think that this movie does the opposite.
~By Josh Lucas ~


I think I have always tried to do the smaller films. I like to jump around and there is something really nice for acting in a smaller film. But I think now, Hollywood's movies certainly involve a younger generation for the most part and so... I love going back and forth.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic.
~By Lorna Luft ~


In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids.
~By Bill Condon ~


In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'
~By Liza Minnelli ~


Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here.
~By Kim Novak ~


More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum, because I was never in a film big enough to do that.
~By Armand Assante ~


And in Hollywood, you know, everyone is an expert. Most of them are expert editors. They can't direct, they can't write, they can't act, but, by God, they all think they can edit.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!
~By John Hughes ~


My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres.
~By Carol Burnett ~


It's like everybody is obsessed with Hollywood movies worldwide. And even though everybody hates the Americans, they're still watching American movies.
~By Roland Emmerich ~


One says also, it is one of the most faithful men in Hollywood, and makes again more interesting it equal.
~By Michelle Hunziker ~


I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
~By Cedric Hardwicke ~


You get to Hollywood and you are in the land of big money where they don't like to see only one screenwriter's name. It's much better if you've got four or five.
~By Nigel Kneale ~


If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives - and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan.
~By James Van Der Beek ~


National film industries tend to move in cycles. In Australia right now, we're on a high, a feeling of potential, which as yet shows no sign of flagging. But the word "industry" is misleading. A small national cinema has no industry in the Hollywood sense.
~By Peter Weir ~


You know, let's put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn't be a person left in town.
~By Michael Jackson ~


It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar.
~By Jerry Della Femina ~


Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


Hollywood is run by men who are big on vulnerability.
~By Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ~


I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter.
~By Julie Harris ~


There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
~By Ben Stiller ~


I'm just a pack mule. I've played leads and I've played character roles. Any actress in Hollywood will tell you as your age climbs, the leads thin.
~By Marcia Gay Harden ~


I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
~By Michael Douglas ~


Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
~By Julie Burchill ~


If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic. If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.
~By George A. Romero ~


I like being in movies that have a great story. I'm not so interested in being a Hollywood star. It's a job, you know. When you wake up at six in the morning every day for a week, it feels like hard work.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


I'm sure those rumors are spread, but it's just ah - we're really good friend. We've been since day one in Hollywood. In class, we've been together in school. We've gotten really close, but I don't know about the more than friends stuff.
~By Scotty McCreery ~


So many people aren't ready for Hollywood - professionally or practically.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


But we did the Pink Panther not in Hollywood, in Italy.
~By Claudia Cardinale ~


Unfortunately, all the cliches we see about Hollywood are true.
~By Douglas Wood ~


Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
~By Erica Jong ~


A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
~By Nick Mancuso ~


The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways. We've got that covered.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


It's actually great to shoot far away from Hollywood because we don't have the distractions of the parties and premieres and all that. And, of course, you can save money - there are no good shoe stores.
~By Katie Holmes ~


It was total naivety that got me to Hollywood. I thought it was going to happen straight away. I told myself 'give it 5 years, there's no way I'll be here after that if it doesn't happen'. Cut to ten years later!
~By Naomi Watts ~


I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow.
~By Channing Tatum ~


In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn't that kid anymore, and I wasn't a character actor, and I wasn't a leading man, and I wasn't whatever Hollywood was looking for.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
~By Elia Kazan ~


English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
~By Bai Ling ~


Hollywood is loneliness beside the swimming pool.
~By Liv Ullmann ~


Apart from earning an awful lot of money, why would you go to Hollywood?
~By Matthew MacFadyen ~


There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


Mostly I do films that mainstream Hollywood wouldn't touch.
~By Jason Patric ~


I think for the last fifteen, twenty years or so, Hollywood has underestimated the appeal of the Western. I think there is still a huge market.
~By Barry Corbin ~


It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
~By Sophia Bush ~


What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


Hollywood is sexist and age-ist, and that covers all the bases, I guess.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie.
~By Jerry Stiller ~


Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
~By Erica Jong ~


People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds.
~By Liam Neeson ~


In Hollywood - in Hollywood, you're as good as your last picture.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing are just metaphors for other things, I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor.
~By Walter Hill ~


So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence.
~By Eriq La Salle ~


Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


I'll probably never be the best actor in Hollywood, but I hope to be the hardest working.
~By Ashton Kutcher ~


I am not successful, in terms of Hollywood.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


I've never been a guy who had more than a toe in Hollywood anyway, so my toe is more easily lopped off than most.
~By Richard Linklater ~


Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you're crippled, forget about it. No, I'll never work again.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
~By Adam Sandler ~


And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


The world changed. Hollywood changed. I think we've lost something, and we don't know how to get it back.
~By Roy Rogers ~


If God doesn't destroy Hollywood Boulevard, he owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology.
~By Jay Leno ~


My attitude about Hollywood is that I wouldn't walk across the street to pull one of those executives out of the snow if he was bleeding to death. Not unless I was paid for it. None of them ever did me any favors.
~By James Woods ~


Many other movies, but for me The Professionals is the best I did in Hollywood.
~By Claudia Cardinale ~


So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn't live in our small rented home any longer.
~By Kent McCord ~


Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is. I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns.
~By Tab Hunter ~


There are thousands of directors in Hollywood.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that.
~By Tony Goldwyn ~


It's a miserable life in Hollywood. You're up at five or six o'clock in the morning to be ready to start shooting at nine.
~By William Wyler ~


That was my one big Hollywood hit, but, in a way, it hurt my picture career. After that, I was typecast as a lion, and there just weren't many parts for lions.
~By Bert Lahr ~


Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


Silence is the sure sign that you're on your way out in Hollywood.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


At North Hollywood High School, I was shunned by everyone. I would sit down in the cafeteria, and students would get up from the table and walk away. They thought I was from the Mafia.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


You can think of Hollywood as high school. TV actors are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors, and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors.
~By Owen Wilson ~


True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist.
~By Kent McCord ~


Maybe when I'm 75 and living in the south of France, after everyone I want to bitch about is already dead, then I may want to talk about my life in Hollywood.
~By Tracey Ullman ~


The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's box office slump reveals the same shallow, materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place.
~By Michael Medved ~


I don't feel that I was a Hollywood-created star.
~By Kim Novak ~


There couldn't have been a better Hollywood ending for us. It's beyond baseball. It's rooting for your family.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
~By Kim Basinger ~


It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand.
~By Mark Rydell ~


That's all gone, now, the old, Hollywood.
~By Warren Beatty ~

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