Kent McCord

(Kent Franklin McWhirter)

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A person who cares deeply about what people need in their lives is someone I'll never forget.
A policeman, as you discover, has to put up with a hell of a lot of abuse. A man in any other line of work would nail a guy who laid that kind of abuse on him. I know I would. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Cynthia and I are very alike in our tastes.
Frequently parents forget that children are people. I don't try to treat Kristen as an adult, but I do try to treat her as a person, with a child's sensibilities.
Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons' feelings, a courtesy that's inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I'm immediately impressed.
I answer a fan with a hearing heart first.
I feel that education needs an overhaul - courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
I longed to fly. I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13, I'd logged 100 hours at the controls. Time
I met Cynthia when I was 12, proposed at 16, became engaged at 17, married her at 19 and we had a baby when I was 20. If extra work could pay for a lot of diapers, that was for me. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I noticed that almost everyone I went to college with has worked at something other than the subject they majored in. I guess that' s one of the reasons for campus unrest.
I think children learn from example. I don't believe in raising them in an authoritative atmosphere.
I think the most important thing my wife Cynthia and I can do for Kristen is to teach her how to grow up to be a woman and make her own decisions. Meanwhile, we sometimes have to guide her.
I want my children to live in the country, to be a part of nature. Nature
If I find what I like, maybe in about five years we'll be able to afford to build a home in the country.
I'll admit I wanted to be a pilot, originally.
I'm interested in raw land and trees and fresh air and rivers and lots of animals around them.
Instead, most colleges are studies in obsolescence.
I've been lucky - I've been an actor for eight years and I've never been out of work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn't live in our small rented home any longer.
Not only that - college doesn't particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world.
Some of the greatest writers in our industry can't get work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
That first year at Universal was a big blur and, naturally, I thought they were wasting me. I didn't realize at the time that I was learning my craft and acting more easily in front of the camera. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Time
True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist. Business, Commerce & Finance
Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.
Whenever I get a free day, I drive up to some part of California that looks promising on the map.