Wednesday, 23 May 2012

"I`ve never chased fame"



















"I`ve never chased fame. I came into this business to be a theatre actress. I was nine when I first appeared on stage. But I can`t say I would turn my back on fortune. I`m someone who enjoys the benefits of money. I created a lifestyle for myself. Nobody else did it for me. Everything I have I`ve bought with my own money."

"Age, in my opinion, has no bearing at all, that is unless, of course, one happens to be a bottle of wine."

"I think it has something to do with being British. We don't take ourselves as seriously as some other countries do. I think a lot of people take themselves far too seriously; I find that a very tedious attitude."

"I was thinking, who of the English actresses in the last 30 or 40 years have achieved as much as I have?"


Joan Henrietta Collins, OBE (born 23rd May 1933)

4 comments:

  1. What a divine collection of portraits of the most fabulous bitch of all!

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  2. When you're standing in line with Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Dench, Helen Mirren et. alia, asking who has "achieved as much as I have?" is pretty strong medicine.

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    1. Joan's never been known for her modesty... Jx

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