|If I'm a legend, I'm dead. Do you want me to be dead? Legends
are of the past.
The star at 82.
|I have no respect for celebrities, and I object to being called
one, so don't try it! I'm an actress, not a celebrity.
|I just don't understand not working. I'm such a ham. I love
hiding behind other characters. I find that it gives me freedom.
|I hope Bogie knew how much I loved him, how much he meant
to me, how I highly valued him. I've had another life since
then, but he was my first love, and you never forget your first
On her co-star Humphrey Bogart, writing
in her 1978 autobiography 'By Myself'.
|I'm lucky to get it! I don't have big choices.
On her role of Natalie Van Miter in 2007
movie 'The Walker'.
|It feels better having an escort. I don't have many escorts
in my life. But I don't like to enter rooms by myself. Literally.
So I understand from that point of view why that exists. It's
great to have one person that does not judge you and you can
kind of confide in.
On 2007 movie 'The Walker', which is about
a society escort who squires rich Washington wives around town.
|Sometimes I get very nostalgic because he died very young
and he didn't have a chance to see his children grow at all.
But on the other hand, because he never aged he's more alive
than ever to more generations. He'd have never believed this.
On her first love Humphrey Bogart.
|You have to have a way to cope, to get through the rest of
your life. You have disappointments, people hurt your feelings,
friendships dissolve for no reason
all kinds of weird
things can happen in life and you better learn how to deal with
it. And the way to deal with it is to laugh at yourself.
|It's all about money nowadays. There's no accent on quality,
on standards, and they don't write parts for women anymore.
When I first went into pictures, women absolutely ran the show.
Bette Davis practically owned Warner Brothers. She was my favourite.
Every time she's on television, I love to watch her work.
|They're all too self-involved, y'know? And they're so unaware
of what goes on anywhere else.
On today's stars, in 2007 interview.