Other than friends and family, my favorite things are New York and stand-up. I love doing comedy in New York - I can do way more stand-up here than in Los Angeles.
Children ran up to me shouting, 'Columbo!' At first, it gave me great pleasure, but later, I said to myself that those children should have had their own heroes instead of admiring a cop from Los Angeles.
I knew I had to stop running. I had to be in a place. Los Angeles became that place.
I was in Los Angeles in 1968, and I was fortunate enough to be a writer on 'Laugh-In' and a couple of other television shows.
Yeah, I love Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know?
I studied music at the most remedial level when I was a kid, through the Los Angeles public schools, with a little private instruction.
The Silverlake Conservatory is a nonprofit music school in Los Angeles where we teach music, mostly to kids, but to people of all ages - people who are old, people with beards, all kinds of people.
I did a theatrical musical, Annie Warbucks, when I was 11. We did a tour and we stopped by Los Angeles.
I want to have a storefront here in Los Angeles. I want people to be able to come here and connect - not just with me, but with each other.
I mean I've never been thrown in jail in New York or Los Angeles.
I have about 1,000 hours of myself on tape in a vault in Los Angeles. But I also have a photographic memory about my jokes, because they're really about me; they're my stories.
I just never did buy this idea that you have to live in Los Angeles to be an actor. I didn't see that as a requirement in my job description.
It's impossible to walk a block in Miami, in Los Angeles, San Antonio without running into someone who is being deeply impacted by a broken legal immigration system.
I've been playing with Blackwell over 20 years. We used to play when I first went to Los Angeles. Blackwell plays the drums as if he's playing a wind instrument. Actually, he sounds more like a talking drum.
I love the fact that I get to play against the Los Angeles Lakers in a Game 7 on the road.
I originally was more into baseball and football, but being in Los Angeles, you just couldn't help but to fall in love with the game of basketball because they had such a winning tradition.
I graduated high school a year early and moved to Los Angeles to go to acting school, which is hilarious.
It took me forever to leave Chicago. I went to Columbia College because I wasn't ready to leave! My professors had to kick me in the pants to move to Los Angeles.
My first son was born in Los Angeles; he's a Mexican-American.