Words matter. These are the best James MacArthur Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren’t even allowed on location.
But it’s hard to sustain a successful acting career today.
Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors.
My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing.
Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do… the place just grows on you.
Fortunately, I’ve also been an electrician, and that’s a happy memory for me.
For years I have played the twenty-something lover.
They all went down in droves because just scenes of palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring.
Once you’re a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you’re a winner. Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails.
Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful; that understanding, well, I’d give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I’d love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman.
I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.
It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning, a situation where the world was right side up.
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books.
Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I not been fortunate enough to have the parents I’ve had.
I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.
You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan. I like him the most. He has a high squeaky voice.
We were living in a tumultuous time, when the world was upside down. Freeman produced a show that was black and white, the good guys versus the bad guys.
Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don’t think so. It’s modern. It’s a part of today’s world.
You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all.
I just sold a farm in Missouri, and I own a ski lodge in Colorado with some Honolulu partners.
Walt Disney was not a merchant of sadness.
Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O, and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series, that this was a success such as we’d never hoped for!
I don’t think anyone connected with Five-O believed the show would last as long as it did.
I got into the acting business very young.
I am happy to have now as Danny finally a more difficult role, in which I can shoot and fight.
I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun.
It’s sometimes unnerving to think of that, and I wish it were possible for all children in the world to have the good fortune I’ve had in having a giving and loving family.
Frankly – and believe me, I say this without any pretense – when I see the road I’ve taken, I have to say that thanks to good luck, because without good luck one can do nothing, I’ve come out pretty well.
But I found out that bones with flesh are more interesting than bones without.