Sally Kirkland

Sally Kirkland
Sally Kirkland
  • Born: October 31, 1941
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress

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A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people, no matter of race, creed or color, because they were a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
Everyone should have a moment with Ron Howard in their life to give you faith in our industry. Life ;Religion & God
I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it's important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity.
I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s of freedom of expression. Freedom & Liberty
I had art as a major, along with English, French and History. I had dance, modern dance. In English I was allowed to write my own poetry, which I eventually got published. History ;Literature, Writers & Writing ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I had no idea that he was going to write that, but I've always believed that insecurity was what would keep you always in your innocence, no matter what the business did. Business, Commerce & Finance
I have married thriteen couples. I'm about to do a marriage next month. Families, Children & Parenting
I have some great stories and I will get around to writing a book.
I made a conscious decision back then that I would rather be the best actress who ever lived than the most famous one. Fame
I really think that women should be allowed to be more European, in this country. Women
I suppose if I wanted to be the girl next door, I could have been. I think America is confused by someone who appears to be sexual and spiritual at the same time. Time
I taught Sandra Bullock when no one knew who she was. I talked her out of quitting. I put her in a showcase.
I think I'm more European in personality.
I think that souls agree to come in and do what they're going to do and then leave when they're going to leave. So there's nothing tragic when a soul leaves. I think it was already preordained.
I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance.
I'm on Governor Gray Davis' California Alliance Towards Education to bring the arts back to high schools. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
In Europe you can be Sophia, you can be these older women who are considered very sexy. Women
In the case of Marilyn and John Kennedy, I think they did affect change.
My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor.
My attitude is always one of sensuality, aggressive enthusiasm and a kind of outrageousness in my expression.
My favorite actresses were Geraldine Paige, Anne Bancroft and Kim Stanley.
My point is that, over the years, I've taught five thousand people acting and lately I have a lot of energy on these kids, having the same break I had as a high school girl.
Our church has been legal since late 1960s. I've been involved since 1972. I was ordained in 1975. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth. Truth
She was a genius, my mother.
So I have this ability, if I may say so, to spot talent.
So, I think that Marilyn, what she gave the world, and in many ways Kennedy too, was that they had dreams and they didn't allow anybody to take away their dreams.
The only thing that I could think of to do was to be an actress.
When I was growing up watching Marilyn Monroe, I learned that you can be very beautiful, very glamorous and very vulnerable and not give up your soul just because you were a movie star.
With my ministry of light, part of what I do is work on the California Alliance For Arts Education. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force