In our show we know, if we're not getting a response, you see it in our face... we either do something to get a laugh, or the audience is in on it with us.
When the journalists asked Gene, 'Why didn't you marry the beautiful girl in 'The Woman in Red'?' he would always reply, 'I did!'
The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.
I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.
While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.
Adopted kids are such a pain - you have to teach them how to look like you.
Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.