Go Ahead Quote Me

As the years passed, I've begun to understand how to act. I'm not joking when I say I think I discovered how to do it not too long ago.''

WILLIAM SHATNER, 84, Star Trek actor

He's an egomaniac, he's a fabulist about his own wealth, but you know he's unashamed about it and he's not premeditated. It just is startling to people because they're so unused to seeing real behaviour in the public sphere.''

HARRY SHEARER, The Simpsons actor, on his fascination with billionaire Donald Trump

When I was doing this stuff in school, we had no film industry to speak of in Australia. If I had any ambition, it was to keep putting 'actor' on my tax form.''

OSCAR WINNER GEOFFREY RUSH on his unexpected career

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2015, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe