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Richard O'Brien

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Born Wednesday 25 March 1942

Professions: Actor, Writer

Nationality: English

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Yes, but I think the big thing for everyone is to wear what they want and what suits them.

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Writers never get a very good deal in Hollywood.

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With the film around for 25 years and the show being around even longer - still running and continuing to fill house all around the word - it's really an exciting and wonderful thing to be part of that.

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Well, when you do something like Rocky which is indefinable somehow, it always becomes difficult to lose that.

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Well, no. I was getting into trouble messing around with it for roles. So one night I went home, cut it down with a pair of scissors and then got in the bath and shaved it all off. I've never looked back.

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We were a Western civilisation, an English speaking civilisation, both NZ and Australia, and we had all these influences coming from both Great Britain and America to us; sending us their culture in the shape and form of movies and television.

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To play a role where you get to reveal intellectual change is wonderful.

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There's something about shadows because you make your own mind up about what's lurking in them.

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There is always an audience for different individuals, but critics sometimes stop the audience finding the show and the show finding the audience.

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The first movie I appeared in was Carry On Cowboy, though not as an actor. I was just riding horses.

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The fact that someone came forward and offered $1.25 million to make a movie was astonishing. We were also allowed to keep many of the original stage cast.

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So all the rest is O.K., but fame is a hollow ground, isn't it? It's an empty kind of thing.

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Not that I have any interest in saying goodbye to Rocky. I absolutely adore being involved and a part of something that is really a phenomenon.

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It is difficult to go on the next night after you receive a sandbagging.

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I've never wanted to play bank managers and real people particularly.

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I've never been driven by fame or money or anything like that. It's never been part of my psyche.

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I've been cushioned against having to work, with Rocky's continual bounty.

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I'm surrounded by it. I have so many lovely people around me who are supportive, gentle, kind and considerate. I'm so grateful for every day that I'm on the planet and that continues to be so.

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I'm one of those people who never really joined the grown-ups.

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I'm not driven by money and I'm not driven by career.

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