During emotional acting scenes, Eddie Albert cried ''real tears''
"I know that the actor who's supposed to be dead isn't really dead. But I'm crying, anyway. Real tears."
When actors hear the word "action" while on set, they usually get into character mode because they're about to film. There are some scenes, like emotional ones, that require the talent to cry. For viewers, the waterworks are a crucial part of making the setting feel real, but what if there was an actual reason for the tears?
To an audience, it's make-believe, but to Eddie Albert, it's deeper than that. During an interview with The Press Democrat in 1966, the Green Acres star revealed how actors stay young, and it's all within the emotions viewers see in scenes.
"Actors tend to stay younger than other people," Albert began. "If this is true, and it might be, one reason is that actors have a release for their tensions. In front of the camera, I can get angry and yell and carry on in a way that would get a bank clerk booted out of his job."
He continued, saying, "Man gets rid of a lot of hostilities being an actor. And he gets paid for it. I am not at all hostile to money."
Getting rid of bottled-up hostilities wasn't the only benefit of acting for Albert. He also "cried real tears" even though the situations were unreal.
"Synthetic the emotions may be, but they seem to work. I can express sorrow, and the glands work for me," the actor revealed. "When I laugh, it comes from my toes. In a crying scene, you can bet that I'm really weeping. Not being an idiot, I know that the actor who's supposed to be dead isn't really dead. But I'm crying, anyway. Real tears."
When the interviewer, Donald Freeman, chimed in and said, "But it's make-believe," Albert said that was irrelevant.
"My own motor machinery doesn't know it. I'm expressing legitimate emotions that the rest of society must usually suppress," he said. "So they end up grinding their teeth at night..."
Albert believed that actors have many problems, but suppressing their emotions has never been one of them.
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Happy Days when Howard Cunningham Tom Bosley said that he and Marion have had they joy of
Raising two wonderful kids instead of three wonderful kids because
Chuck Cunningham was the third
Wonderful kid. I looked on the
Internet that I found proof that
Chuck Cunningham was NOT retconned and the Happy Days storyline was NOT retconned and Chuck Cunningham vanished from
Happy Days WITH NO EXPLANATION. I checked the internet a few days ago and I found
Proof that Chuck Cunningham was not retconned and the Happy Days storyline was not retconned. One proof that Chuck Cunningham was not retconned and the Happy Days storyline was not retconned came from Garry Marshall himself. I also
Found other forms of proof that
NOTHING ON HAPPY DAYS WAS
RETCONNED. I also found proof that the writers of Happy Days
Pretended that Chuck Cunningham did not exist on Happy Days with
that Terrible Script saying 2 wonderful kids instead of 3 wonderful kids. And I know why the writers wrote that terrible script
And it had nothing to do with
the Happy Days storyline or Chuck Cunningham being retconned.
Allow my forms of proof that Chuck Cunningham disapeared from Happy Days with no explanation and Chuck Cunningham and the
Happy Days storyline were not retconned are further down the comments under this article.
And I now know why the writers
Of Happy Days changed their minds about having Chuck Cunningham RETURN TO HAPPY DAYS in 1980 and instead created the new character of Roger Phillips played by Ted McGinley and the reason that Chuck Cunningham did not return to Happy Days was because the producers of Happy Days asked
Both Gavan O 'HERLIHY and Randolph Roberts if either one of them would like to play Chuck Cunningham again in 1980 and
Both Gavan and Randolph turned down the offer to play Chuck Cunningham again. Instead of hiring
Ric Carrott or a new actor to play
Chuck Cunningham the writers created the new role of Roger Phillips (Ted McGinley) the new
Basketball coach at Jefferson High school. And writers SHOULD give.an explanation why any Recurring
Character vanishes from a TV show.
There was no explanation on why
The following TV Characters Disappeared from their TV shows
WITH NO EXPLANATION:
Gomer Pyle USMC
Cpl Nick Cuccinelli
Pvt Frankie Lombardi
Andy (PAT Cranshaw)
The Andy Griffith Show
Mayor Roy Stoner
Mignon the dog
I Dream Of Jeanne
My FAVORITE Martian
My 3 Sons
The Lone Ranger
The Real McCoys
Leave It To Beaver
Welcome Back Kotter
Telephone Operator in Mayberry is
Because Sarah eas moonlighting as the
The Strange thing is that on Green Acres she is the mother of Hank Kimball in some episodes of Green Acres and she is the mother of Roy Trendell in other
Episodes of Green Acres.
invited to the wedding in the last episode of Happy Days it would have proved that Spike and Chachi
WERE not the same person.
I have a long article called Angel
Fire which might be part of Wikipedia that said that Spike and
Chachi were the same person but
I knew that wasn't true because those 2 guys had different names
different characters leave TV shows. Also how did you know that the Happy Days storyline had been retconned. WHAT SEASON OF HAPPY DAYS WAS THE STORYLINE RETCONNED -was the HD storyline
Retconned starting with season 3?
I wish all TV shows would give explanations when sitcom characters are no longer on a
Sitcom like M*A*S*H did .
That way there's no guessing game
On why certain characters are no
Longer on a Sitcom.
When Ron Howard and Donny Most left Happy Days the writers said that they were in the army.
When Linda Purl was longer on Happy Days playing Ashley Pfister
the writers said that she and Fonzie broke up.
Again TV shows, whatever the show, from past to present have no need to explain every change whether it's character(s),storyline, etc....Your wishing for something that didn't and likely will never occur. It's fictional television, for entertainment purposes, The shows were not documentaries presenting factual information. Your fruitlessly wishing or looking for explanations that are not necessary to begin with.
Garry Marshall was very unhappy when Gavan O'Herlihy told him that he wanted to quit and leave Happy
Days.Then Garry Marshall had the writers of Happy Days write the episode called Richie Moves Out where Chuck Cunningham 2
Randolph Roberts had a very large amount of air time. After the Happy
Days episode called GUESS Who's Coming To Christmas which was the very last appearance of Chuck
Cunningham 2 Randolph Roberts the writers of Happy Days decided to not have Chuck Cunningham on Happy Days anymore and Chuck was written out of Happy Days WITH NO EXPLANATION.
In 1980 Garry Marshall and the writers of Happy Days decided to have Chuck Cunningham RETURN TO HAPPY DAYS AS THE NEW BASKETBALL COACH AT JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL but
Garry Marshall asked BOTH Gavan
O 'HERLIHY and Randolph Roberts if either one of them would like to return to Happy Days playing
Chuck Cunningham and Gavan and
Randolph Both turned down
Garry's offer to ay Chuck Cunningham again.So instead of hiring a new actor to play Chuck Cunningham the writers decided to create the New character of
Roger Phillips played by Ted McGinley as the new Basketball coach at Jefferson High school.
Then before filming began for
Passages Garry Marshall decided that he would try again and ask
Gavan O'Herlihy Or Randolph Roberts if either one of them would like to make a Guest Appearance playing Chuck cunningham being invited and coming to the wedding of Joanie and Chachi .
Once again Gavan O'Herlihy and Randolph Roberts turned down
Garry Marshall's offer to have
Chuck Cunningham in the last episode of Happy Days attending the wedding of Joanienand Chachi.
When Gavan and Randolph turned down Gary Marshall s offer to appear in the last episode of Happy Days this made Garry Marshall upset and mad.So he had the writers od Happy Days write that dumb line about having the joy of raising 2 wonderful kids instead of 3 wonderful kids on the last episode of Happy Days because he
Was very unhappy that neither
Gavan O'Herlihy Or Randolph Roberts wanted to make guest
Appearance on Happy Days on the last episode where Joanie and
Chachi got married.
I found out on the internet that the writers of Happy Days pretended that Chuck Cunningham never existed by writing that dumb line raising 2 wonderful kids.
Loads of persons have said that saying 2 wonderful kids was idiotic.
Garry Marshall said Ina video that we are going to just have Chuck Cunningham disapear and we are
Not going to say what happened to him .Having Chuck just disapear and we are not going to say what happened to Chuck Cunningham is not the same as a TV character
Garry Marshall never said that the
Storyline on Happy Days was retconned and Garry never said
that Chuck Cunningham was retconned. Having Chuck Cunningham disapear from Happy Days and not saying what happened to him is not the same
Thing as being retconned.
Chuck Cunningham vanished from Happy Days with no explanation and Chuck Cunningham was not
Retconned on Happy Days.
And the writers of the last episode of Happy Days DID Pretend that
Chuck Cunningham never existed by deliberately writing that Dumb
Line about raising 2 wonderful kids. People all over the USA hVe complained about Chucj Cunningham disappearing from
Happy Days with no explanation.
Of METV. I miss the minor characters on Happy Days.
And I miss FONZIE!!AAAYYY!!
A few items Moriyah has shared.
Druckers General Store in Hooterville sitting next to
Newt Kiley saying in unison to
Oliver Douglas we want to go home ! We're MISSING GOMER PYLE on TV!!Then the METV promo switches
Back and Forth with scenes from
Both Green Acres and Gomer Pyle!!