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William Devane Quotes

Theres a certain possessiveness of writers sometimes.
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I don't play polo anymore because I am too old. But we still have a half a dozen horses - a couple of young horses we are teaching how to play polo and older horses that are real trustworthy when you get them up in the mountains.

— William Devane

It worked well because Don Murray didn't want to be on Knots anymore.

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When you go to a movie, it's about what's not being said. I tried to bring that to Greg Sumner. It was always about what's not being said.

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I live out in the desert, in farm country. I'm around a lot of farmers, guys with packing houses, that sort of thing. Half the time, these guys are in their pajamas or in their slippers. It's their place.

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What I would have liked to do on that show was play a secretary of state who has huge personal business interests throughout the world. That, to me, seems to be more in synch with reality.

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Networks don't want a show with a continuing story. There's no backend potential.

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I knew with The West Wing that that wasn't going to be for very long, that I was just the red herring.

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I'm an Irish-American, and I grew up in an Irish-American neighborhood.

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Joey, my older brother, had his own TV show in the '50s, along with Cathy Callahan.

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And all of Laura's stuff, what they wrote originally wasn't as good and Constance wound up doing that herself. That was all her stuff, reading to the child, because she had children herself and that's what she would have done.

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Clint Eastwood is aging beautifully. But someone like Burt Reynolds and others are practically destroying their faces in the amount of work they have.

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David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character.

— William Devane

I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with. I just went along with things and did what I wanted to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day. And when they realized that I didn't alter the text they really didn't mind what I did.

— William Devane

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