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I've been in the movies for 50 years, I've made 130 some-odd movies.
 

I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world.
 

I've made 122 movies, and I daresay there's a picture of mine showing somewhere in the world every day.
 

If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time.
 

It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
 

It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are.
 

Its not age as much as the experiences I have had.
 

Like an opera singer, I am able to sing out my song in paint.
 

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
 

Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies.
 

Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life.
 

The government gave me enough money to go to acting school.
 

The movie business is very twisted, out of site, out of mind, you know.
 

The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
 

They gave me away as a prize once - a Win Tony Curtis For A Weekend competition. The woman who won was disappointed. She'd hoped for second prize - a new stove.
 

We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
 

While you're doing it, you don't really know what you're doing.
 

Yes I'm still working, but my life's no longer filled with it.
 


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