Quotes from Peter Gallagher
"Anticipating certain failure, I committed myself to spending the next seven years trying to get a job in theatre."
"Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was the coolest guy in the world; he was a great singer, had his own television show and acted in movies."
"By year three, you get nicer, bigger trailers."
"I always go back to theatre. It's probably where I'll draw my last breath."
"I feel like I won the Lotto, as far as that show's concerned."
"I love playing a dad. It's hard to find family dramas that are genuinely funny."
"I made my Broadway debut in the revival of Hair and followed it up with the bus and truck tour of Grease."
"I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted that I'd be a lousy businessman, and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life."
"I was probably 11 by the time I saw a movie."
"In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song."
"It never occurred to me that you might sing or act for a living. I was thinking about becoming a fireman or businessman like my dad."
"My eyebrows make a more profound impact on other people than they do on me. I just let 'em grow."
"My family were broadminded enough to support me when I wanted to pursue a life in the theatre."
"My kids do think The OC is a cool show. But my stature at home hasn't really been affected by what I do at work."
"No matter what the role, you're trying to do the impossible - make a living in show business."
"Our director assured us that the road to a career in show business was tough, heartbreaking and nearly impossible."
"Right now, it's generally like two actors per trailer. But I like everybody on the show so I don't mind sharing."
"There have been makeup artists who've asked if my eyebrows are real."
"Through every moment on stage for the first time, I felt like I was finally right where I belonged."
"To stay on the map you've got to keep showing up."
"Two women? God, man. Well, I'm still living. So clearly I must've gotten away with it, when I did do it. But I don't think it's time to blow my cover now."
"When I came up, guys like Nicholson and DeNiro were held in highest regard."
"When I was a child, nobody I knew of ever became an actor or entertainer - it was just not something that seemed possible for regular people."
"Whether it's on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it's about stories."
"You can only be stupid when you're young."
Total Quotes: 25
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