My metaphor for acting in movies - not on stage because it's completely different on stage - is to put colors on an easel for the director to paint his own painting with in the editing room, long after I've left. You buy me for red and black, so I better give you really great red and black, but if I can give you purple, pink, green and brown too, I will.
I often give my wife Carol scripts I'm offered and want her opinion - because she's a really smart lady, and she's got nothing to do with this business, so I get the audience's point of view.
If you're going to be in a series and it has commercial breaks... People say, "Oh, there's a difference between cable and network," and my response to that is, "No, there's a difference between sponsored and not sponsored." That's the thing.
The full extent of the problem of hunger is not obvious to most of us. We see the homeless, but there are a great number of working poor, struggling to survive, who don't have enough money to put adequate food on the table. We must find a solution to this ever-increasing problem - and quickly.