Pauly Shore

(Paul Montgomery Shore)

Pauly Shore
Pauly Shore
  • Born: February 1, 1968
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Comedian









Paul Montgomery Shore is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Shore is best known for his roles in several comedy films in the 1990s, including Encino Man (1992), Son in Law (1993), and Bio-Dome (1996). He also hosted a video show on MTV in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Comedy wasn't something I chose - it chose me.
Comedy wasn't something I chose - it chose me. I was just inherently funny when I was a kid. Humor
Death isn't a funny thing. We're all lucky to be living. Death ;Humor
'Entourage' is a staple L.A.-based show, and people say it's pretty real, and I thought it was. It's an exaggeration of the truth. Truth
Even at my peak, I never went too over the top.
Everywhere I go, people know who I am.
Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood. Fame
I don't think any of us would be who we are if our parents weren't who they were. People that are in show business, and their parents are not in show business, their parents probably motivated them to get in show business. Business, Commerce & Finance
I fly around with chicks on each arm and have no script. I just talk about what I feel like. But that's why my act works: I'm like this normal guy.
I giggle when I put myself down. It's just funny to me. Humor
I miss that process of getting the script and reading it and working on it. Every actor has their own way of memorizing their lines, and the whole process of starting to work with the other actors and the director, and doing rehearsals, and going to the location, and going through wardrobe. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I miss working with great actors, working with great directors.
I never made the movies for the critics; I've done the best I could with the material and the directors and the actors I had. But the thing that's really exciting is that once I do that one project that's different, that stands out, everyone's gonna be watching. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I really don't go out every night to red-carpet events.
I think as a standup performer you have to feel the audience. So the audience kind of dictates what they get, you know?
I think the best comedy comes from stuff that's based in reality.
I think you gotta look at stuff half-full as opposed to half-empty.
I want to show all sides of myself. I mean, I don't want to howl at the moon my whole life, you know? Life
I was one of the first veejays to take the camera out on location, and that's what was unique about MTV at that time. Time
I'm definitely a lot more comfortable now in my 40s than in my 30s - that's for sure.
I'm into politics - I'm interested in the election and how pissed off people get. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I'm Jewish. I've always had a thing where it's okay to dance with the devil, just don't become the devil. Even at my peak, I never went too over the top.
I'm not used to getting good reviews.
In my 30s, it wasn't cool to like Pauly Shore movies. It was cool to like them when they came out, then it wasn't cool. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
It's in my blood to tour. It's in my blood to get on the road. It's in my blood to go onstage.
My 20s were a time where I made it; my 30s were when I was away, confused, and trying to figure it all out. Time
My mom and dad are both in stand-up comedy, so that's where I started, that's where I got everything. My roots are holding the mic. Families, Children & Parenting
My mom is two people to me. She's my mom number one, and then she's this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that's responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers.
People should stop poking fun at other people and worry about themselves.
Serious and intense people, they drain you. But someone who's an idiot, like myself, they're fun. You either hate me or you love me. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
That's the biggest rule in Hollywood: Don't spend your own money. Money, Coins & Minting
The best comedy to me - and again, I grew up with comedy since I was a baby, so I've seen it all - is when you exaggerate the truth, like Richard Pryor did, you understand? Truth
The best part about stand-up is that you control everything. Period.
The best part about stand-up is that you control everything. Period. When you work in movies, or on TV shows, there are 50 other people involved. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
The public was used to a Pauly Shore film coming out every year or two, you understand? So when that went away, the public lost familiarity with me.
We all have a past; it's just that my past is out there for all to see.
When you deal with a comedian who has a specific act, you can't hold 'em back. You got to work with 'em, dude. What you think, I'm just gonna do what's on the page, say 'yes sir, no sir'? I'm creatively beyond that. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When you put yourself out into the world and say, 'Hey, look at me,' you're going to get criticized.
When you work in movies, or on TV shows, there are 50 other people involved. And it's hard, man. They brainwash you to think you're doing the right thing. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When you're a kid, all you really care about are Slurpees and Slip N Slide and riding your bike, and that's what I did.
Whenever someone dies everyone says, I love that guy, except for Jeffrey Dahmer. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex

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