Stacy Keach

Known world-wide for his classic portrayal of detective Mike Hammer, he is a consummate actor who is equally at home on stage, film or television. NY Times Drama critic dubbed him “The finest American classical actor since John Barrymore.” He’s received a Best Actor Golden Globe, been nominated for Emmy and Tony awards, won three Obie’s, three Vernon Rice awards, the Helen Hayes Award, and the Prestigious Millennium Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the classical theater.


Arrogance and ego

Arrogance and ego are qualities that often get in the way of achieving goals. Nobody enjoys the cloying presence of people only concerned about themselves, people who are totally wrapped up in their own perspectives, and in the image they have of themselves-indifferent to the needs and feelings of others. I feel that an essential quality of being a successful human lies in the ability to enjoy and respect others, to appreciate and recognize the positive contributions that others have to offer.

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