Q What makes you tick?
A I love my fans. Who knows? Maybe I’ll live till I’m 100.
Q What drives you?
A I’m a bit of a madman.
Q What keeps you up at night?
A Two of my great joys are the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the last episode of The Carol Burnett Show.
Q What is your biggest regret?
A Forgetting to tell Bob Hope that my award was overstuffed.
Q What is your worst habit?
A I can’t leave the dressing room without saying my lines.
Q What is your biggest achievement?
A Nothing. I love my fans. I couldn’t tell you what has happened yet.
Q Do you have any preoccupations that keep you occupied when you’re not making films?
A Not really. I live at my studio, so I’m not bored much.
Q What is your greatest weakness?
A I don’t have a real weakness. I’m a very proud person.
Q If your life were a film, what would it be called?
A My screenplay, with Arthur Hiller directing.
Q What would you like to have been?
A President of the United States.
Q If your life was a song, who would you like to be singing it?
Q What is your greatest fear?
A I never quite believe in fear. I just laugh it off.
Q Tell us a secret.
A I have to blame that Jello mask on Al Mancini.