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Paul Muni

Paul Muni in 1936
Born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund
(1895-09-22)September 22, 1895
Lemberg, Austro-Hungarian Empire (present day Lviv, Ukraine)
Died August 25, 1967(1967-08-25) (aged 71)
Montecito, California, U.S.
Other names Muni Weisenfreund
Occupation Actor
Years active 1908-62
Spouse(s) Bella Finkel (1921-1967; his death)

A writer can write in an attic, or on top of a bus. Or with a sharp stick in some wet cement. To act, an actor has to have words. A stage. a camera turning.
Paul Muni
I won't go up in a plane, but if a play crashes, I'll jump into the next one that comes along and take it up for a spin.
Paul Muni
I'm about as Chinese as Herbert Hoover.
I don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor – I guess. A journeyman actor. I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act.
Paul Muni
I've never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can't tell what acting is or how it's done.
Paul Muni
Nature's far too subtle to repeat herself.