You want to try and bring a character to life in an honest a way as you possibly can. It doesn't matter whether he's a doctor, an actor, a car salesman or a captain of a starship. If you can bring truth and honesty to that character, then your audience will believe you.
Liberace was a miracle. You talk about who he was and what he did, and then you look at who he inspired, from Elton John to Cher to Michael Jackson to Bette Midler. There are so many people that came to see him. Elvis was there, watching his shows.
The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie.
Ideally, people find mates with whom they can express both their masculine and feminine sides.
I've always been a big fan of time travel, and I'm very into the notion that some day we'll be able to do it. Beam me up!
I haven't really thought about where to scatter my ashes when the time comes, but I doubt that it would be in space.
Sunday night was such a big night for television when I was growing up - you know, 'The Wonderful World of Disney.'
I'm a runner from sports. I've been a runner, but I wasn't a cross-country runner or anything like that. I played a lot of soccer growing up.
It's a joyful, humbling feeling to be in different places around the planet, and people have seen shows that I'm proud of being a part of, that do have things to say about the human condition, the planet, and who we are and where we've come from, that will sustain.
The reality of our business is that for every actor who's rolled up his tent and given up and gone home, the next day you hear about some shoe salesman at Macy's who had this audition and now he's Harrison Ford. There's always that carrot out there in our business.
A lot of people don't know that I'm a singer - that's my thing, really.
I was a huge fan of the original 'Star Trek,' and I'd never even dreamed that I would someday be captain of a starship.
I'm constantly involved in theater, looking at theater, trying to do work in theater, support theater. And that's kind of my creative passion.
I've always had an affinity for lawyers. My dad is a lawyer. He's retired now. My brother is a lawyer.
After 'Quantum Leap,' a lot of sci-fi things came my way, and I had to say, 'I can't do that right now.'
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