Marty Feldman Quote
Marty Feldman - Six Degrees of Separation, BBC4.
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses (1900), Speech to Hamilton Club, Chicago, Ill., 10 Apr. 1899
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
Born: July 8, 1934
Died: December 2, 1982 (aged 48)
Bio: Martin Alan Marty Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in several British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show and Marty, the latter of which won two BAFTA awards. He was the first Saturn Award winner for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Young Frankenstein.