” If your mind is at work, we’re in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we’ll come up with something original. “


” You talk about what a director, he was smart. He said, Turn the camera on! “


” I’ve worked with some terrific actors. The list of guys that came on the ‘Columbo’ show, I mean they were world-class actors from all over the world – Oskar Werner, Laurence Harvey, Donald Pleasence, you know… foreigners. “


” I’m old fashioned. I really think you should know how to draw before you start painting. I use charcoal and graphite, I put a skylight in. In my house, I turned the garage into an art studio. So I’m awash in art studios. “


” In the theater, you didn’t have any marks. Your instincts in rehearsal told you what the blocking was. On film, they reversed it. They decided ahead of time what your instincts were, before you even arrived. “


” They wouldn’t take me in the navy because of my glass eye. So I joined the merchant navy, who allowed monocular crew if you worked in the kitchens. You’re not wanted on deck or in the engine room with one eye, but you’re good to fire up the ovens and cook hundreds of chops. “


” Even the first year of ‘Columbo,’ ‘Columbo’ was Jesus Christ, No. 1, you know. “


” When I was a kid growing up, you maybe secretly wanted to be an actor, but you never said. “



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