Growth as an actor and as a human being are synonymous.
No, no no no, you got into this business because you're funny and you're weird and you're socially retarded, and you also got into because it pays well...
...and there I suddenly found my articulate self in a dazzling land of smiling, jostling people wearing and not wearing all sorts of costumes and doing all sorts of clever things. And that's when I knew! What other life could there be but that of an actor?
Young people with an itch for fame should be encouraged not only to excel at something, but also to care for something- their music, their acting, their cause- more than themselves.
If you're going to say, "I'm going to get my Academy Award this year and finally I'm going to be loved by all the critics, and the fans are just going to go crazy"- not going to happen.
There's a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that that's all some people have? It isn't much, but it's better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.
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