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Both My Parents

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Everyone in my family is an artist. Both my parents are painters and my mom's an opera singer. I was never shown any other way to process life.

- Aleksa Palladino

Born Dad

Both my parents are Italian. My mom was born and raised in Italy. My dad was born in Canada, but then they moved to Italy.

- Alessia Cara


Writing was something I have always been interested in. I've grown up in a household full of books, with both my parents English teachers and very booky.

- Alexandra Adornetto

Kind Other

Both my parents are professors, and I never really saw people do any other jobs, so I didn't really know how to want a different kind of job.

- Alexandra Kleeman

Father Big

My father was always playing this ethnic blues stuff around the house, and both my parents played. Then one day my father brought home Big Bill Broonzy, and there he was sitting in our living room playing, and blues was in my heart from the time I was 12 years old.

- Alvin Lee

Still Part

Both my parents are Catholic and staunch believers. I'm not a Catholic now, but I still carry part of it with me.

- Andy Serkis

Idea Both

I'm Cuban. Both my parents are Cuban. My grandparents are, too. Although I have no idea where Fit comes from.

- Chrissie Fit


I grew up in New York City, and both my parents worked. On weekends, we'd go out to the country, and on Sunday nights we'd come back. Sometimes we were a little cranky - it was a long drive. But we could always look forward to one thing: my mother's ziti and meat sauce.

- Christa Miller


Having lost both my parents as a teenager, family is so important to me, and I cherish my time with my children and grandchildren. I have four children, and they all became lawyers - as I was myself before I got into music.

- Clive Davis

Very Dad

Both my parents are creative. My dad did act when he was younger, but they're both very creative.

- Daisy Ridley

Doing Very

The very rough story is this: Melbourne boy, out of both my parents' houses at a young age, lived with my grandmother, drama teacher twisted me into doing this TV thing that I thought my mates were doing, too.

- Ben Mendelsohn

How Take

No matter how painful something is, you have to take it. I saw that in both my parents.

- Bernard Lagat


Both my parents are immigrants. I've seen different struggles they've had. There's a reason you don't see me using accents. I don't do impressions of my folks. When I'm doing a crappy impression of my folks, and you're laughing, I'm thinking, 'When my parents talk to people, when they walk away do people do impressions of them? Do they laugh?'

- Hari Kondabolu

Love Surf

I'm a surfer at heart. Both my parents moved to Hawaii in the 1970s, where they met and became Christians. Then they taught me and my two brothers how to love the Lord - and how to surf!

- Bethany Hamilton

Very Cent

Both my parents, grandmother and all close relatives who met Diana liked her very much, and my parents and grandmother never objected to our relationship. They were very much happy for us to make a decision ourselves and made it clear they would support it 100 per cent. We both had their blessing.

- Hasnat Khan

Half Am

I grew up with both my parents around me at all times, but my kids are not knowing who I am half the time.

- Boo Weekley


Both my parents are English and I was born in West Africa, and I moved around as a kid, lived in Bristol, lived in Buckinghamshire and Surrey as a kid, and then moved when I was 16.

- Hugo Weaving

Navy Works

My mom is in the navy and my dad works for the army, but I never called them 'sir' or 'ma'am' or anything like that, and we never really moved around a lot because both my parents were stationed in D.C.

- Ian Harding


I mean my mother migrated from Georgia -Rome, Georgia, to Washington, D.C., where she then met my father, who was a Tuskegee Airman who was from Southern Virginia. They migrated to Washington and I wouldn't even exist if it were not for that migration. And I brought her back to Georgia, both my parents, actually.

- Isabel Wilkerson


We have this obsession with broken homes. Everyone wants to find a problem with it, but not me. I had great homes. Both my parents remarried and I got more people to learn from!

- J. J. Field

Proud Over

Both my parents are Scottish, and although I grew up in Canada after moving over, all of my family are proud to be Scots.

- Callum Keith Rennie

Proud Very

I'm close to both my parents and very proud of what they've achieved.

- Jack Davenport


I started homeschooling when I was 13. I wasn't really doing the social media thing yet; I didn't have any fans, but I knew that public school wasn't the place for me. It was draining my creativity, and so both my parents supported me in being homeschooled, and they really gave me a chance to focus on getting good at guitar.

- Jacob Whitesides


Both my parents were working in politics when I was growing up, so going on stage was not that great a leap.

- Casey Wilson


I grew up in the East End of London, the youngest of three boys in a Catholic household. Both my parents were market traders and worked seven days a week.

- James Herbert


Both my parents were immigrants, as were many of their friends, the parents of the children with whom I grew up. Of course I respect and admire immigrants and their undeniable contributions to America, as we all should.

- Jan C. Ting

Six Had

Both my parents were doctors, and my mother had her surgery in the house. There were six children.

- Diane Cilento

Born Over

Both my parents came with their parents during the revolution in Cuba. Both my parents were born in Cuba. They left everything over there. My family got stripped of everything - of their land, of their jobs, everything.

- Dominik Garcia-Lorido

My Life

It's funny because I've resisted acting as a career for most of my life. But both my parents told me if I ever want to direct, I should act first because no director should direct until they know what it's like to be in the actor's shoes.

- Dylan Penn

Very Sly

I remember breaking the news to both my parents that I wanted to be a director, and they both looked very doubtful. They didn't know what a closet Hindi film buff I was. I used to dance to old Hindi films songs on the sly, so my decision to be a part of Hindi cinema was shocking even for my parents.

- Karan Johar


I love both my parents dearly.

- Kevin Eubanks


Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.

- Fannie Flagg


The childhood poverty of both my parents and their minimal education did much to influence me and my two younger brothers in our education and career choices. One brother became a dentist and the other, a professor of anthropology with a Ph.D. degree.

- Ferid Murad


I was the family alien. Both my parents are quite creative, but I was... appalling... always putting on little shows. I was rather a shy child, not a natural performer, but there was a performative edge to everything I did.

- Laura Wade


I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.

- Lily Collins

Very Ways

Both my parents are actors, in very different ways.

- Linus Roache


Both my parents instilled an interest in science and mathematics.

- George Smoot


Both my parents worked, so I was home alone a lot, and I would listen to their records. They belonged to the Columbia House record club, so they had records!

- Lyle Lovett

Feel Other

My view of myself doesn't change. I know who I am. I'm Cuban American; both my parents are Cuban - one was a little browner than the other one. That's who I am. I feel sorry that it's taken so long for the film industry to figure it out and to catch up.

- Gina Torres


My experience, with both my parents, is that grief has a lot of down, sad things, but I was also really emotionally raw, in the first year after each of them passed. Flowers smelled more intensely, my relationships were hotter, and I was more willing to risk. I was going for it a lot more. I was 'unsober' and I wasn't playing by my rules.

- Mike Mills

Very Nine

Both my parents were amateur badminton players. My father is a scientist and wanted me to be a doctor. But my mom was very aggressive and loved badminton. She pushed me right from the age of nine to take up the sport.

- Saina Nehwal


I learned from both my parents that you had to be clever.

- Mikhail Prokhorov


I'm a trained architect. Both my parents were architects.

- Greg Wise

Save Your

Both my parents were migrant workers who came to the U.K. in the Fifties to better themselves. The culture I grew up in was to work hard, save hard and to look after your family.

- Sanjeev Bhaskar

Dig Very

My family, although they're very large on both my parents' sides, they don't know much about their family tree. Occasionally, they try to dig, but they can't get very far, and it's baffling. In Dublin, it seems that so many public records were wiped out; it's proven to be very difficult, so I know very little.

- Morrissey

Work Wife

Both my parents said they never got so many emails from friends and colleagues - with all the theater work that I've done - than when I was on 'The Good Wife.'

- Sarah Steele


I had parents who believed I could do anything - and I know how that made me feel. I think both my parents, having careers in the medical profession, feel they are helping people on a daily basis, and that was inculcated in me as a value. I had to struggle with giving up the idea of becoming a doctor myself.

- Reese Witherspoon


Both my parents are doctors, so from the time I was a child, I wanted to do medicine.

- Riaad Moosa


Losing my father made me want to find out if I could come up with a version of God or the afterlife that I could feel like was acceptable now that both my parents are in it.

- Tracy K. Smith

Think Need

Both my parents were actors. I was schooled to think that acting was an important social service, that it was something that human beings need.

- Tyne Daly


Both my parents were very supportive of me in whatever I wanted to do.

- Simon Van Booy


My mother was Irish; she had this great sense of humor, and both my parents loved films. There was a very vibrant discourse about politics and everything that was going on in the world where I grew up. So I was genetically predisposed to go into the performing arts.

- Martin Donovan

Woman Made

My mom was a working woman. She made more money than my dad. Both my parents worked. And this was in the '60s.

- Rick Santorum

Some Other

Both my parents were agnostic. My mother was kind of a Buddhist. She had some spiritual tendencies, but they were kind of flaky - New Agey, you know? Which is partly why I'm suspicious of that sort of thing. I'm skeptical of any spiritual practice that doesn't involve other people and doesn't involve some sort of consistent tradition.

- Mary Karr


Trees Lounge is based on my own life. Both my parents like the movie. My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.

- Steve Buscemi


Both my parents are Methodist preachers, I grew up in a church.

- Wes Bentley


We shot the video for 'Broken' where both my parents grew up. There was always a strong sense of serving our country in the neighborhood - my father and all my uncles served, and most of them enlisted.

- Patty Smyth


Look, everything that you experience as a kid is the foundation of how you are today. I was brought up in a working class family in Leeds and when it comes to money both my parents worked hard and instilled the same attitude into me.

- Melanie Brown


We weren't your mainstream '50s family. Both my parents had wonderful, eccentric, artistic friends who treated us as friends as well. How your mind worked was considered important.

- Melissa Mathison


My grandmother and both my parents worked in Bollywood.

- Rohit Shetty

My Life

I lost both my parents young - but I have felt their presence throughout my life.

- Roma Downey


My whole life growing up, both my parents told me not to swear like a sailor. After college, I recall there was finally a time where I swore, and neither one of them was correcting me, and I felt so relieved. I thought, finally; I can finally be myself and not get yelled at.

- Rory Freedman

Up Were

I grew up in a funeral home. Both my parents were morticians.

- Tamara Tunie

Some Dad

My dad played some guitar, and both my parents are fans of music and have huge record collections.

- Zacky Vengeance