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Robert Picardo

American,  Actor
Total Quotes : 26
Always Dramas Had

I've always had a particular affinity for father-son dramas.

- Robert Picardo

Better Better Future Trek

'Star Trek' posited a better future.

- Robert Picardo

Star Being Trek

Being on 'Star Trek,' you have a funny relationship with fame.

- Robert Picardo

Doing Star Meant

Doing 'Star Trek,' I got to learn about it from the inside out. I got to learn what appealed to them, why sci-fi meant so much to people, why 'Star Trek' meant so much to people.

- Robert Picardo

Belong Like Movie

'Twin Peaks' is like a movie; 'China Beach' is like a movie. These are two of the most cinematic shows on television, and they belong together.

- Robert Picardo

Other Go About

As an actor, you're never supposed to complain about being too busy because it can go the other way real fast.

- Robert Picardo

Play Courageous Could

I could not play a straight-ahead courageous hero. It's not what I do.

- Robert Picardo

Like Audience Convention

I'll never forget my first moment of looking out on a convention audience with my mouth open like they were kidding me.

- Robert Picardo

Shy Really

I'm not really shy.

- Robert Picardo

Rock Star Other Maybe

I can walk down the street, and 85 percent of the people on the block are really quite oblivious to me. They either think I'm probably an actor or else I installed their storm windows two years ago, or I work at their bank, or maybe I'm their cousin Marie's gynecologist. Then, to the other 15 percent of those people on the street, I'm a rock star.

- Robert Picardo

Horror Gothic Vein

I'm not a futurist, and my taste in science fiction was sort of in the gothic horror vein, not space movies and futuristic stuff.

- Robert Picardo

Broadway Role Roles

For two consecutive Broadway seasons, I had probably the best juvenile roles there were for an actor. Then I moved to California to recreate my role in the film version of 'Tribute.' I started working in film and television after that, and 38 years blew by!

- Robert Picardo

Which Could Ideal

For me, the ideal job as an actor would be something that is intrinsically a drama but to which I could bring in as much humor as possible.

- Robert Picardo

Data Star Natural

I didn't realize it at first, but the Doctor is in the same spirit as those natural 'outsider' characters 'Star Trek' series have, like Spock and Data.

- Robert Picardo

Conscience Fact Other

The fact that we were encouraged to follow our conscience and not to follow the crowds - that's something I really miss. On the other hand, there were things that drove me nuts in the '60s. There was an aspect of the hippie movement that everyone is an artist, which is lethal.

- Robert Picardo

Me Loves Agent

My agent loves me.

- Robert Picardo

College Generation Still

We were second-generation immigrants, and it was luxury enough to go to college. The luxury of the arts was still a generation away.

- Robert Picardo

New Admire Looked

People admire a screen actor if they have theatre skills, but it's looked down upon by the industry as being not a 'real job,' in the way it isn't in New York or the U.K.

- Robert Picardo

Brilliant Original Theme

Jerry Goldsmith's 'Voyager' theme is a brilliant reworking of the original material.

- Robert Picardo

Outgoing Nine Very

When we shot the pilot for 'Voyager,' Armin Shimmerman, who played Quark on 'Deep Space Nine,' was very gracious and outgoing about preparing us for these personal appearances. Still, nothing really can prepare you for the first time when you walk out on stage and 2,000 people in a room stand up and applaud simply because you're there.

- Robert Picardo