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James Denton Quotes


An American film and television actor.
(1963 - )

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And of course Marc Cherry heightens it and makes it hilarious. But there's so many universal themes in the show, and he made it so funny. We knew he was onto something if he could keep it up and, thankfully, he did.
 

And they didn't have to get into a lot of legal speak or talk ER terms, they were real people. I think that's why so many actresses were attracted to it. And it was just about problems that you could identify with so much, right off the bat.
 

I have a long track record of really horrible relationships and a divorce behind me; so I'm not the guy to ask. I just got really fortunate with this one.
 

I love David Caruso. I know it's not cool, but I do. I watch CSI: Miami. I think he's interesting.
 

I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.
 

I saw a story in the Los Angeles Times that 40 percent of the viewers are men. It didn't really surprise me.
 

I still treat every job as if I might never get hired again as far as the way I save money and live really modestly.
 

I think it helps a lot when they tell people that Teri Hatcher likes you. If you're Teri Hatcher's boyfriend, suddenly you're hunky I guess. I've spent 40 years being average and now I'm Teri hatcher's boyfriend and here we are. I've been really fortunate.
 

I think it's important that the rest of the world know that we're not all the same and that we don't all have the sort of arrogance it feels like they're perceiving from our leaders.
 

I think theatre helped, only because it was acting experience. I got to work with a lot of directors.
 

I was born and raised in the South, which is pretty conservative.
 

I'm not a hard-line Republican, because I'm a lot more open-minded than that.
 

I'm off at least three or four days a week, so it's a perfect job, really.
 

I'm pro-choice and those things, but I typically vote Republican.
 

I've been on a lot of shows that nobody cared about.
 

It slows down grocery shopping, because so many women at the store watch the show. I always end up talking to two or three people every time I go to Ralphs. It's fun.
 

It was described as Sex and the Suburbs. It's so not that. Because on Sex and the City, those women told each other everything; on our show, it's much more like the real suburbs - nobody tells anybody anything. Everything's a secret.
 

It's still about the women. It's not called Desperate Plumber. People are more interested in cat fights.
 

James was my given name, but I was a junior; so I was Jamie as a kid.
 

Last year, I was on Threat Matrix. We were on Thursday against Friends and Survivor; so this year it's fun to know people are watching, and to know that all of your hard work is not sort of wasted.
 


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