Quotes from Rene Auberjonois
"And I was pleased to do it, because I've always been a big comic book fan, and Spider-Man has been one of my favorites."
"And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process."
"And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business."
"At this point we've answered about every question you could possibly imagine about Deep Space Nine, so we do this thing called Theatrical Jazz, where we do a show of bits and pieces of things from plays and literature, poetry... stuff that we like. It's f"
"But mostly right now I'm doing wire sculptures, working when something interesting comes along, and otherwise taking it easy."
"Clayton wasn't me but because it looked and sounded like me people tended to really connect me with that character."
"For me, as I began to see the light at the end of the tunnel, I became aware of how on an instinctive level I made choices to cover myself."
"How many times can you put together 26 different stories without running out?"
"I came out of repertory theater, where I worked 50 weeks a year, and I loved working with the people."
"I did a voice for Odo, but people don't recognize you by your voice."
"I don't really think of Odo as a heroic lead, but that's nice if you do."
"I just wait for something to present itself, and then I consider it."
"I love the fact that it's not only about Star Trek, but about science fiction in general, and science."
"I miss it certainly in respect to the fact that I love being part of an ensemble and being part of a steady gig."
"I never imagined that my character would ever be part of an ongoing film franchise because it really is all about Starfleet."
"I played a judge, but I think they did away with him pretty efficiently at the end of the fourth episode of Judging Amy."
"I really do the conventions now for two reasons."
"I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great."
"I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense; I doodle, I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down and do an accurate portrait of anyone."
"I'm never going to retire."
"If you do your job properly you usually learn a lot from any role you do."
"It always takes awhile to find out who the characters are."
"My daughter is here in town doing a play, and her dog is staying with us. We live up in the hills, so he has access to thousands of acres of wilderness."
"Of course, getting to play someone like Odo over a period of years has given me a greater understanding of the character."
"Paramount wanted a sex thing on Enterprise. And a nostalgic feel, like a return to the real old show. It was enough to have one neurotic Star Trek!"
"Primarily to raise money for Doctors Without Borders, because I give everything I get from that to Doctors Without Borders."
"So, yes, the five years that we've been working on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine has evidenced a real deepening of all the characters, not only mine."
"The best scene is the last great scene I did."
"The mask of the character was already written into the show, but I actually lobbied for a denser and more complete mask than they initially considered."
"The only other series I worked on a regular basis was Benson, and that was a sitcom, so there really wasn't a chance to go deeply into the characters."
"The writers and producers always have an idea, then they cast the role and the instrument starts to tell them how to play the music."
"They've got to deliver twenty-six episodes a season and they're not going to beat their heads up against a wall if they feel something didn't, like, pan out the way they had hoped."
"This particular trip I'm cashing in my round-trip ticket to go to Ireland first to see my dad, who's 91 years old."
"We've always, from the moment we were married and lived together, we've always lived in the most beautiful environments."
"Well, I didn't mimic. I just read it straight. It was fun, but it's a little intimidating even to do their dialogue."
"Well, I'm a character actor, and actually throughout my life I've... I have relatively speaking played few heroic leads, but I've done it."
"Well. My grandfather was a great artist, and in Switzerland is recognized as one of their great artists, almost every museum has at least one or two of his paintings, often whole sections devoted to his work."
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