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Quoted: James Garner on actors in politics


Garner in 1979. (NBC-TV)



“There’s one difference between me and them: I know I’m not qualified.”



— James Garner on the “too many” actors who have run for political office, in his new memoir — and yes, he includes Ronald Reagan, whom he worked under as a VP of Screen Actors Guild, in that assessment.




(See more excerpts from “The Garner Files” at Variety’s Wilshire & Washington.)

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