Actor (September 16, 1927 - June 23, 2011)
He sent the script over and I read it that first night, and about page 45 or 50, I called him up and said I'd do it. I didn't even finish it. You look for a part that you can score in. If I like this character and I can play it, the people are going to laugh or be interested, that's what you look for. They send me things that I wonder why they would send to anybody.
“It was automatic. We were always on the same wavelength even before we started shooting.”
It wasn't that we improvised it. We were going to shoot it, but I had the props in my hand, and I wanted to understand the props before we shot, so I asked Paul 'Is this the hook?' and 'Where do you put the worm?' that's when the director just said 'Shoot these guys!' I didn't even know the camera was on, but it felt good!
I never heard that before in my life. I loved it so much even though I was supposed to be mad at him. You see the look in my face, which is so delighted
Sometimes I see my father in me