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24 quotations by Sharon Gless

QuoteYeah, I've always been accused of having a sense of mischief and I'm very flattered that you say you can see it in the roles I play, because I think that's important, even if I do play intense characters, like especially Christine Cagney.Quote

QuoteWomen and minorities have excelled beautifully in comedy, but very few women are the lead in a drama.Quote

QuoteThey say that Madison Avenue will only pay high dollars in advertising if they get the 18-35 age range.Quote

QuoteThere's no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.Quote

QuoteThere are only about three really, really good sitcoms on the air.Quote

QuoteThe whole tone now of TV is under 35 and directed toward males.Quote

QuoteThe way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married, which she shouldn't have. Obviously got divorced right away. Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct. So there is a part of her that died because she knows she couldn't go any farther.Quote

QuoteStudios were just run differently. There really was a head of a studio. There were people who loved their studios. Who worked for their studios and were loaned out to other people and everybody sort of got a piece. Well now there's a handful now.Quote

QuoteSomething just happens when you read a part. You know, if you'd like to do it or if you don't believe it.Quote

QuoteNetwork heads don't seemed to be turned off by the men who get older.Quote

QuoteIt's not the networks, it's the advertisers who want to appeal to the young males who go to the movies and buy all of this stuff.Quote

QuoteIn my early days I was a contract player at Universal and I had a wonderful mentor named Monique James, who was head of talent there, and she used to drag me on sets to do parts.Quote

QuoteIn fact I have nightmares about having children. I want to carry a baby and feel the life within me and in my dream, I do. But every time after it's born, there's this incredible fear, this pounding pulse of fear. It's a real bad nightmare.Quote

QuoteI've come to learn that there is a real difference between men and women. It's genetic.Quote

QuoteI'm not unaware of the fact that probably my biggest audience is lesbians, and is probably the main reason why I've attained the success that I have.Quote

QuoteI'm not here to put down men, God love them and I'm married to one, but I do think they are more shallow.Quote

QuoteI think, on the whole, men are much more shallow than women.Quote

QuoteI think there are some people in life who are not marriage material and Chris is one of them.Quote

QuoteI think Shakespeare had a lot to contribute with his understanding of the human condition.Quote

QuoteI kind of resent this attitude of men that we somehow must always look good.Quote

QuoteI don't believe there is any character that one can play for that long and not bring a piece of you to it.Quote

QuoteBut it took me awhile to figure out Christine at this age, you know.Quote

QuoteBesides, here Chris is in her late 40s, so what would all of a sudden come over her and make her get married? Don't ask about me.Quote

QuoteAll men are difficult.Quote