Quotes by: William Devane
I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with. I just went along with things and did what I wanted to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day. And when they realized that I didn't alter the text they really didn't mind what I did.
Networks don't want a show with a continuing story. There's no backend potential.
I would fix other people's lines if they asked me on occasion. The hard part of writing is the architecture of it, getting the story and structuring it. Not the tweaking of lines.
I try to watch only real things, which basically amounts to C-Span for me. I like real people in real situations. I learn from that.