I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes while reminding us of what used to be.
Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.
Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.
I loved to eat. For all of Hollywood's rewards, I was hungry for most of those 20 years.
Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.
Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.
I have a role now that I think becomes me. I am a grandmother.
My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.
I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.
I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.
Throughout my career, I was to be cast as a frontier girl, an aristocrat, an Arabian, a Eurasian, a Polynesian, and a Chinese.
We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.
Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title.
The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.