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    I wanted something where I could have the clearest and most unfiltered artistic and creative voice.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: creative 
     
    When I was a kid, I wanted to walk with my dad's limp - my dad was my hero - but that infuriated him, and he would make me walk back and forth in the living room until I walked without it.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: living  hero  kids 
     
    America is grappling with cultural diversity, and I just want to put a show on that represents the world in which I live.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: live  world  america 
     
    I had done the sitcom thing to lesser and lesser degrees of success.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: success 
     
    Some days I think I look kind of cute, but other days I try to avoid the mirror.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: cute 
     
    As I get older, my sense of humor is my biggest asset.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: humor 
     
    I wanted to be a leading man - the black lawyer, the black doctor, the black policeman.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: men  black  doctor 
     
    Dancing With the Stars' is so Middle America, and people take it so seriously.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: people  star  america 
     
    I think Chelsea Handler is the funniest woman.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: women 
     
    I, myself, identify myself as a heathen.
    — David Alan Grier
    My father contracted polio on a troop train in Korea.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: father 
     
    My father was a doctor.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: father  doctor 
     
    The president is always made fun of.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: fun 
     
    Be talented enough to make it and stupid enough to keep trying.
    — David Alan Grier
    I started acting at the University of Michigan in my sophomore year,
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: university  year 
     
    To be known by the public, honestly. People come up and tell them how good I make them feel.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: people 
     
    I never wanted to lose out on an acting job and wonder if I hadn't been trained enough.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: wonder  job 
     
    I've tried actively to define myself and redefine myself, and not be pigeonholed.
    — David Alan Grier
    I decided sitcoms weren't for me.
    — David Alan Grier
    A friend of mine had his own theatre company, and he jumped me in like I was in a gang. And once I came in, it was just that simple. For the first time in my life, I felt, 'This is a career, this is a life that I think I can grow old doing.' It was love at first sight. I loved being on stage and reading these plays. It was great.
    — David Alan Grier
    Sarah Palin is to women what John Wayne Gacy was to birthday clowns.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: women 
     
    I have a talent for missing the best and greatest parties.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: talent  missing 
     
    Don't let anyone try to tell you who you are. Define yourself.
    — David Alan Grier
    Every little kid has always wanted to be a race car driver. This gets some of that out.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: kids  race 
     
    I try to make my bed every day for mental health. Coming home to an unmade bed or a room with clothes all over will depress me.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: health  mental 
     
    My grandmother was born in 1900, and she would regale me with tales I call 'Little House on the Prairie' tales, but they were tales of segregated and racist America growing up in Alabama and Mississippi, where she came from.
    — David Alan Grier
    tags: america 
     
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