I mean, I’ve sold all these scripts and nothing’s been made. Studios have closed, stars have died. I had a director find Jesus. And the pictures just don’t get made.
They make a humongous profit, but the people that work on the shows don't get paid a lot because they're working on the Oscars show. It's the biggest show in the world.
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's go- Bob Hope
The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as na...- Emil Nolde
I have always had a certain rhythmic approach to my work.- Paul Hirsch
You have to stay faithful to what you're working on.- Stephen King
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|Birth:||23rd November, 1948|
|Profession:||Actor, Columnist, Lyricist, Television Producer, Writer|
Bruce Vilanch was born in New York City and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. In 2000, he performed off-Broadway in his self-penned one-man show, Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous. Since 2000, Vilanch has been the head writer for the Oscars, after being an Oscar program co-writer for the previous ten years. He is a featured writer for the Tonys, Grammys and Emmys. Upon graduating from high school, Vilanch attended Ohio State University as a theater and journalism student. While there, he appeared in student theater productions and wrote reviews, hoping it would be the beginning of a career as a playwright. Vilanch has been writing for the Academy Awards since 1989, providing topical joke material for the show's hosts. In the 1980s, Vilanch had a few acting appearances, including a bit part in an episode of Bosom Buddies and a brief scene in Breathless with his longtime friend Richard Gere. In 1984, he had a role in the comedy/science-fiction film The Ice Pirates. In the 1990s, Vilanch appeared on TV again in Law & Order.
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