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22 quotations by Gregory Harrison

QuoteWhen my business partner Frank Levi died in 1992, I moved out of LA to Oregon in order to raise my kids there, and I let the company go.Quote

QuoteWhat I ended up doing was becoming an actor who didn't mind doing other people's words.Quote

QuoteWell, I want to do The Music Man. I think it's an amazing opportunity, but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now, and I don't blame them.Quote

QuoteThen when I got to Hollywood, the first musical I did was Festival in 1977.Quote

QuoteThe original Star Wars movie came out at the end of the first season for Logan's Run. We had started shooting nine months before Star Wars came out.Quote

QuoteSuddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus, and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series, where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.Quote

QuoteIt was the first time that I was on Broadway, and I got to run as fast as I could to keep up. And I loved it!Quote

QuoteI learned to play guitar at a young age and converted poems and stuff that I had written to songs.Quote

QuoteI have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.Quote

QuoteI have to be very careful about how often I drag my family to places. They need some stability in their lives.Quote

QuoteI have four kids; three girls and a boy. The oldest girl is 13, and has her own social life now, so there's a bit of begrudging cooperation there. It's tough.Quote

QuoteI had done a lot of plays, particularly at my own theater in LA, and it was the first time in my theatrical life where I didn't feel that my role was also to keep everybody else working hard.Quote

QuoteI got a series with the WB next year. We start shooting in July. It's going to be called Safe Harbor, and it's an hour show. It's a Spelling show and will follow 7th Heaven.Quote

QuoteI directed an episode of Touched by an Angel a couple of months ago, and I will be doing more of that. I just like to keep a bit of variety going; it keeps things interesting.Quote

QuoteI didn't feel compromised as an actor, and allowed other people's fingerprints all over that aspect.Quote

QuoteHonestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs.Quote

QuoteBut we were doing plays and movies which I had nothing to do with other than being a producer, and I don't have that kind of interest or time any more.Quote

QuoteBut I can't wait to watch the Tonys this Sunday. I'm really glad Broadway is doing so well this year, especially with its straight plays. It's been a wonderful year.Quote

QuoteBut I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I've written hundreds of songs, and I'm sure I have a few albums worth of songs.Quote

QuoteBrian and I got cast out of that show into Trapper John, M. D.Quote

QuoteAt Catalina Productions we did about 25 television movies, a couple of features and 60 plays over an eleven or twelve year period.Quote

QuoteAnd that's the mistake that was made with Steel Pier. Roger was caught between a rock and hard place. It would have cost a couple of million dollars more to take it to Boston or someplace first. So we opened about a month too early.Quote