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Tab Hunter

Tab Hunter in trailer for Gunman’s Walk (1958)
Born Arthur Andrew Kelm
(1931-07-11) July 11, 1931 (age 85)
New York City, United States
Other names Arthur Gelien
“The Sigh Guy”
Occupation Actor, singer, writer
Years active 1950–present
Partner(s) Allan Glaser (1983–present)[1]
Website http://www.tabhunter.com

I turned into a workaholic to the point of where my health was in jeopardy.
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The people that really were important, that mattered, had a great foundation. I had no training. I had to learn while doing, and it was really difficult.
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Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is. I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns.
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I lived a very don't-ask, don't-tell life.
I did Polyester, and I don't regret one minute of it. It was wonderful.
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People place such importance on the external. It's disgusting.
John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off. It's not real.
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I wasn't an actor. They they take the externals. Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name, starring in motion pictures.
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I said, God, the press and people, they just really hate me and I'm really trying. Geraldine Page said, Listen to this, Tab. If people don't like you, that's their bad taste.
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I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
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Rock Hudson wasn't my type. He's a great guy and had a great sense of humor.
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I learned denial from my mother. I just never confronted things and if anybody did, I just would go crazy.
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All the things that happen to people in the industry today, the actors, what they have to put up with, all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives – I think it's really sad.
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A lot has been written about Tony Perkins and myself and I figured, Let's get it straight. I had a relationship with Tony for two to three years, but those are only threads in the tapestry of my whole life.
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I knew Jimmy Dean. He tested for 'Battle Cry'. Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'. I did nine tests to finally get that role.
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People believe what they want to believe.
I'd work for John Waters again, because he's so off the wall.