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16 quotations by Steve Kanaly

QuoteWhen a show becomes a mega hit internationally, you lose a lot of privacy, you become a hider. It's not a human condition we are exposed to very often.Quote

QuoteWe were all thrown together on this show very rapidly, there was casting then a few days later a meeting where we all got to read the scripts and meet each other. Literally days after that we were on our way to Dallas.Quote

QuoteThe best part of being on a television series for all those years is that you really get to hone your craft.Quote

QuoteRay would be in trouble, he would get drunk, he would try and kill J.R on three different occasions, he would make mistakes with financial affairs, and have various human problems, but he didn't have any mean bones in his body! That was a little bit of what the show was about.Quote

QuoteOne thing that took a while to really adjust to was, you do it for the the art, for the money, for being together and having a good time, but you do it for all those people out there who really care about the show. We are now talking about a show we did over 20 years ago.Quote

QuoteOnce Ray was a Ewing, all the problems were solved.Quote

QuoteNone of use besides Larry had done a television show that had stayed on the air for more than a few weeks, so Larry was prepared.Quote

QuoteMy focus is that firearms are handled safely and that we can continue to enjoy them here in North America.Quote

QuoteIt was far more fun than work doing those shows for all those years, we all loved each other and loved going to work, we all understood how fortunate we were to be in that place, to have achieved that success worldwide.Quote

QuoteIf you stay in this business long enough, you're liable to hit it big.Quote

QuoteI have English family in Northhampton and have been to England numerous times.Quote

QuoteI had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent. He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers.Quote

QuoteI grew up with the television product being old Western serials like Roy Rogers, and John Wayne and Gary Cooper, and many others were my favorites when I was a young person going to films.Quote

QuoteI came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.Quote

QuoteDespite what people think of cowboys, they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them.Quote

QuoteA shooting background I have in my life is a sports shooting, shooting clay targets, and field shooting. I'm also a firearms safety instructor.Quote