Dennis Farina

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I had a hard time crossing the street and getting into cars. So I didn't do any driving, and I hardly did any walking.

Dennis Farina

I know people who go back and check themselves, but it drives me crazy. Everybody wants to look in the mirror and see Cary Grant looking back at them, but that's just not the case.

Dennis Farina

I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character.

Dennis Farina

When I was a kid going to the movies, we'd go because Bogart was in the movie, or Cagney, or John Wayne. We didn't know what the story was about or anything.

Dennis Farina

This is my first experience working in a foreign movie, but the mechanics, I think, are pretty much the same all over; you still have to wait in the trailer.

Dennis Farina

You can't act for the editing. You just go in and do the scene the way you think is right.

Dennis Farina

I wanted to do Buddy Faro as a small budget movie. They said no. So I wanted to do it as a series of recurring TV movies, and they said no. So I agreed to do it as a series.

Dennis Farina

We keep monitoring ourselves, censoring ourselves, being too sensitive to this, too sensitive to that. We can't keep doing that.

Dennis Farina

The British have slang words, as we do, but it was fun.

Dennis Farina

I've tried writing. Two days later I'd go visit it and say, Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?

Dennis Farina

I don't like to be talked into anything. I don't want to be cajoled.

Dennis Farina

Usually you're in movies with a lot of dissolves and things, but this was kind of quick, more jarring than usual. I thought it would be fun to be in a movie that's unconventional. Then I met Guy and I liked him. I think he's a good man.

Dennis Farina

I liked guys like Richard Conte. Second bananas. You didn't know who they were, but they were wonderful. Good actors.

Dennis Farina

I love England and the historical aspect of it.

Dennis Farina

You can change a person's life in an instant; put him in a movie, and you start thinking differently, you want to be in another movie. It's like an addiction almost.

Dennis Farina

I'm not interested in seeing too much reality anymore. I'd rather watch a Dean Martin concert and let the world go by.

Dennis Farina

I don't know if I have a technique. I'm just trying to remember the words.

Dennis Farina

When too many people get their hands on things, they want to make it commercial, and they wanna do this, and they wanna do that.

Dennis Farina

I have a home in Arizona. I go a couple months a year, but basically Chicago is my home.

Dennis Farina

Their football is not like our football, and I was asking Vinnie to explain cricket to me and he asked me to explain American football to him.

Dennis Farina

If I like it and there's nice people involved and there's not going to be a lot of angst for three months, I'll do it.

Dennis Farina

Vince or Brad or Benicio would say, Maybe we should try this, and Guy was open to changes.

Dennis Farina

Do whatever you're directed to do, and leave the rest of that technical stuff up to the director.

Dennis Farina

As far as carrying the American banner, you just do what's right for the kids.

Dennis Farina

The cast was huge, but I never saw anybody.

Dennis Farina