I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
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I really have to keep an eye on myself, because sometimes I think I might say something important.
I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.
I've finally found my home - as Lt. Frank Drebin.
It was a boy's name first.
With a blonde bombshell (Francis) in the picture, there could be no love affair between her and anybody who was not Caucasian. It would (have been) tough enough to even have her in the same room with a black man or a Chinese guy. Those things are all changed today.
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