“Publicity can be terrible. But only if you don’t have any.” — Jane Russell
“I may bite my lower lip and I may wiggle my hips a bit, but I’m not a carbon copy of anyone. And as far as Monroe is concerned, I don’t think there’s any need to defend my reputation. She has nothing that I don’t have.” — Mamie Van Doren in 1953.
“I’ve stripped…nude scenes have nothing to do with modesty…you’re the only one exposed. Being unclothed is simply having nowhere to hide.” — Susan Sarandon Source: Marian Christie (1978) Photo: Pretty Baby (1978)
“I never knew until I came here that somebody could be really nice to you for years and really hate your guts. Happens all the time here.” — Jean Seberg commenting about her experience with Hollywood. A Fine Madness (1966). Co-starring Sean Connery and Joanne Woodward.
“I loved acting, but my agents never brought me scripts. I was worth a lot more to them on the road.” — Peggy Lee
“As long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right.” — President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1934. Picture is from the film, Baby Take a Bow (1934). With Warner Baxter.
“You need something more than good looks to have a good life.” — Stella Stevens “I didn’t apply myself at school and at 17 I was married. The day I discovered how uneducated I was, I decided to do something about it and it changed my life. As long as I live I never […]
“I was born in Guyana, South America. An acting career is not really something that’s seen as making a living. I don’t come from a creative background. I don’t know anyone in my family who is a musician or actor or singer. It’s a lot of teachers, lawyers. Professional stuff like that.” — Letitia Wright […]
“Strip teasers are not born, they are made by hard practice. Proper timing is what makes the act. You have to make each move on a carefully planned schedule. There are fast strippers and slow strippers. I belong to the slow stripping school. I think slow tempo suits my personality.” — Gypsy Rose Lee Source: […]
“I honestly don’t look back to the past. I’ve made a lot of mistakes and tend to get annoyed at myself if I think about them. I don’t even like to look at myself in my old films. I hate my face. It’s so round. I remember my mother telling me not to worry about […]