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Alan Thicke

Canadian,  Actor
Total Quotes : 39
Fitness Needs Perceived

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.

- Alan Thicke

Parenting Other About

Family involvement is a valuable thing and playing together actively can be the '90s version of it. Instead of just watching, you can do it together... something we don't spend enough time on. We can motivate and excite each other about fitness.

- Alan Thicke

Year Use Certainly

I'm not able to go in with an act that I use month to month year to year all the time. It's constantly evolving and changing and that keeps me on my toes but certainly adds to the challenge.

- Alan Thicke

Strength Personal Goals

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.

- Alan Thicke

Celebrity Fact Some

About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.

- Alan Thicke

Father Goods Dad

In 'The Goods,' I'm Ed Helms' dad, and I was known all those years as Kirk Cameron's father, and now I'm known as Robin Thicke's father, so I find myself playing myself a lot and, frankly, living up to expectations of what the public's image of me is.

- Alan Thicke

Introduce Going Cynicism

And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we're all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we're all going to face it and a little silliness can help.

- Alan Thicke

Play Side Other

I have few other characters to relate to other than myself. I have enough of a body of work now that the paternal side of Alan Thicke gets a lot of play. I do get a lot of calls to play dads.

- Alan Thicke

TV Couple Which

I did write a lot of TV themes - I wrote about 45 of them, and a couple of which are still reference and popular today, like 'Diff'rent Strokes' and 'Facts of Life.' But I was a limited musician.

- Alan Thicke

Discovered Plucked Grinder

I was discovered, or mentored, by Norman Lear, who plucked me from the grinder of relative obscurity.

- Alan Thicke

Go Big Having

I'm a big proponent of having a mental health component go along with whatever the physical realities are.

- Alan Thicke

More Third I Care

I'll be on my third honeymoon, so I'm more of an authority than I care to be.

- Alan Thicke

Breaks Show Raising

My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids.

- Alan Thicke

I Think Your Tribulations

If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well.

- Alan Thicke

Doing Been Turned

I'm not doing anything Jack Nicholson turned down. Any part that required a character distanced from myself would have been a reach. But the one thing I've always done well at, and I'm most devoted to, is my children.

- Alan Thicke

Toronto Production Cities

When I started out, at the CBC in Toronto, there was so little work. It was a different world from what it is now. Now we're blessed with so much production in so many Canadian cities.

- Alan Thicke

Call Offense Would

If it is a first offense, you ground them and have a talk. The second offense would call for counseling.

- Alan Thicke

Like Been Activity

I wouldn't call myself a standup in the presence of Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock, but I do my share of it and it has been and remains part of my activity and I like it.

- Alan Thicke

Sports Selfish Activity

On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity.

- Alan Thicke

Song Next Some

One week you may be an actor, and the next week you had to be nimble enough to be a TV host. And the week after that, you might have to do some stand-up or be in an improv company or write and sing a song somewhere.

- Alan Thicke