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  • I enrolled in an acting workshop and my first acting role was on the TV soap opera 'Melrose Place.'

    Acting   Roles   Opera  
    "Famke Janssen and Liam Neeson have the family holiday from hell in Taken 2". Interview with John Hiscock, October 05, 2012.
  • I kind of went into soap opera with 'General Hospital' in the '80s. It's like theater because every day it's a new script, which really doesn't have a beginning, middle or end like a play or a movie script. So you have to be on your toes and bring it every day. And you have to be spontaneous, which is really how I like to work.

    Play   Opera   Soap  
    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • I used to pride myself on being impervious to the sentimentalities of soap opera, but when that loveliest of actresses, Rachel Gurney, of Upstairs, Downstairs, perished on the Titanic, I wept so convulsively and developed such anorexia that I had to be force-fed.

  • In order to get the things I want, it helps me to pretend I’m a figure in a daytime drama, a schemer. Soap opera characters make emphatic pronouncements. They ball up their fists and state their goals out loud. ‘I will destroy Buchanan Enterprises,’ they say. ‘Phoebe Wallingford will pay for what she’s done to our family.’ Walking home with the back half of the twelve-foot ladder, I turned to look in the direction of Hugh’s loft. ‘You will be mine,’ I commanded.

    Drama   Home   Character  
    David Sedaris (2000). “Me talk pretty one day”
  • Politics in a democratic society should not be treated like a baseball game, a game show or a soap opera. The times are too serious for that.

    Baseball   Games   Soap  
    Bernie Sanders (2016). “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in”, p.101, Profile Books
  • I'm not the kind of guy who has best friends.

    Guy   Noodles   Slippers  
  • Since I was eight years old. I didn't have a TV, so comic books were definitely my television, my soap operas, and all that.

    Book   Eight   Years  
    FaceBook post by Method Man from Aug 19, 2015
  • I'm not the kind of guy who dabbles in a lot of things.

    Guy   Slippers   Noodles  
  • A show like Knots or any other show that can be called a soap opera does terribly in syndication because if you're a viewer and you miss a week you don't know what's going on.

    Missing You   Doe   Opera  
  • Many years ago I was in another soap opera called The Newcomers which was on twice a week for three years. I really don't think I could do another stint like that again.

    Thinking   Years   Three  
  • Ask most kids about details about Auschwitz or about how the American Indians were assassinated as a people and they don't know anything about it. They don't want to know anything. Most people just want their beer or their soap opera or their lullaby.

    Kids   Beer   People  
    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • My dad became a soap opera actor, and I was an extra in a skating rink scene on the soap. I didn't audition. It was nepotism all the way.

    Dad   Father   Actors  
    "Jennifer Aniston: Screens Goddess". Interview with Lynn Hirschberg, October 24, 2008.
  • That small circle of earth became a second home to both of us. Gardening boring? Never! It has surprise, tragedy, startling developments - a soap opera growing out of the ground. I'd forgotten that tremolo of expectation produced by a tiny forest of sprouts.

    Home   Garden   Circles  
  • I worry that our lives are like soap operas. We can go for months and not tune in to them, then six months later we look in and the same stuff is still going on.

    Goal   Worry   Tunes  
  • Soap opera wouldn't be my first choice, but at this point in my life, I would consider a soap. It would allow me to act and still do other things with my life.

  • Life is an X-rated soap opera.

    Opera   Soap   Life Is  
  • Soap opera seems to be a dirty word, but actually they are the most popular shows we have.

    Dirty   Opera   Soap  
    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it.

    Respect   Actors   Opera  
  • In Europe, I'm recognized on the street sometimes. And that's cool, because I don't have to live there and deal with it every day. Unless you're Stephen King - a great writer, by the way, and anyone who says different knows nothing about the craft - you're more likely to be recognized in America if you play in a soap opera than if you're a novelist.

    Kings   Europe   Play  
    Interview with Keith Phipps, September 19, 2001.
  • Many Americans have lost confidence in the way our criminal courts assess guilt and innocence. Whatever one thinks of the verdicts, the recent trials of O.J. Simpson, Erik and Lyle Menendez, and various defendants in preschool molestation cases have been lengthy, lawyer-dominated soap operas in which the search for truth has been subordinated to the manipulation of procedures.

  • Reality TV has totally destroyed soap operas. They're gone. They used to be the biggest thing in the world - they're gone.

    Reality   Gone   World  
  • During the 1970s and 1980s, the popular television soap opera As The World Turns portrayed sunrise during the opening credits and sunset during the closing credits... The soap-opera sunrise showed the sun moving toward the left as it rose rather than to the right. They obviously had gotten a piece of film showing a sunset and played it in reverse... Had they called their local astrophysicists, any one of us might have recommended that if they needed to save money, they could have shown the sunset in a mirror before they showed it running backward.

    Running   Moving   Sunset  
  • Music has always played a big part in my life and, believe it or not, in my soap opera career.

    Believe   Careers   Opera  
  • Soap operas got nothing on my family history.

    Opera   Soap   My Family  
  • Early on, America took one path and went down the advertising road, and in the UK they founded the BBC and developed a different kind of public broadcasting. There was a point where TV was so beholden to commercial interest that people - civil society - actually rose up and said, "This is ridiculous: we have our soap-selling soap operas, cigarette-sponsored news broadcast; we have our rigged quiz shows - let's put some checks and balances here."

    America   People   Rose  
  • My grandmother was this unbelievably smart, phenomenally cool woman and [soap operas] were just always on in her house. I just realized that I live in a soap opera, and it's awesome.

  • Most of the soap operas always use the Christmas special to kill huge quantities of their characters. So they have trams coming off their rails, or cars slamming into each other or burning buildings. It's a general clean-out.

    "More Season 3 Conversation With ‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes". Interview With Dave Itzkoff, February 19, 2013.
  • I loved him, but love isn't enough. All the fairy tales, the romance novels, the soap operas; they're all lies. Love does not conquer all.

    Lying   Romance   Doe  
    Laurell K. Hamilton (2008). “The Lunatic Cafe: An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel”, p.176, Penguin
  • I was the first movie star to plunge into night-time soap opera.

    Stars   Night   Opera  
    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • Even the Beatles lived their lives as a soap opera.

    "The Pet Shop Boys' Commandments". Interview with Miranda Sawyer, October 19, 2003.
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