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Born Tuesday 24 November 1942

Professions: Actor, Comedian, Musician

Nationality: Scottish

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As soon as I got successful, the Scottish press started picking on me. It's something they reserve just for me.

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I don't aim to offend.

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Behind the proscenium arch, you can't always hear what people in the audience are saying.

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Once you become successful, people know where you live, the type of house you live in, the kind of car you drive, the clothes you wear, and so it would be patronising to go and talk like a welder. Welding's a mystery to me now. You can't go back, your life changes every day.

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I loathe hecklers. I haven't got a good syllable to say. When you come out of the club circuit and into the concert hall, they should be gone. There's an element of manners that should tell you that the ticket is dear and it's a different venue.

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Did your mother never tell you not to drink on an empty head?

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I like Dali and Magritte. I also like the Scottish artist John Byrne, another surrealist.

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I still do my comedy and my performance stuff and my acting so it's not all-consuming. But I do find myself drawing more and more these days.

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I started to draw desert islands. They were just rough, shapes in the middle of the page. Then I began drawing shapes within those shapes and I was amazed how quickly the islands got better. It took off from there.

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I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.

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Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet.

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My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.

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The only time I would like to see was the 20s and 30s in America because I love the music and the style and the optimism, I wanted to see New York being built. I wanted to see all that, you know.

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It seems to me that Islam and Christianity and Judaism all have the same god, and he's telling them all different things.

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I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little.

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I loved Japan. I used to read a lot about it when I was a child. And I always wanted to go. And it was delightful. I absolutely loved it. What a smashing place.

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I love Los Angeles. It reinvents itself every two days.

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Ally MacLeod thinks that tactics are a new kind of mint.

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Don't tell me how to do my job. I don't come to your workplace and tell you how to sweep up.

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I don't understand art-speak. My pictures are big doodles. I'm amazed what people come up with when they look at them. There's one of a figure with two heads that somebody thought must be a comment on the state of matrimony. None of it is a comment on anything.

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