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Christopher Atkins

Christopher Atkins Bomann is an American actor, perhaps best known for his debut in the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon and Peter Richards in Dallas (1983–1984).

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I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.
Brooke was special in the sense that we grew up together on that island.
Usually I get recognized for The Blue Lagoon or Dallas. — © Christopher Atkins
Usually I get recognized for The Blue Lagoon or Dallas.
I thought that would be kind of cool, to make a bad guy look sympathetic.
Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on.
We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred ground for the shots coming up the cliff.
I became a very angry person and it was all due to alcoholism.
I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not. I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself.
Well, sometimes when you say you want to be like everybody else, you're really saying that you're not.
Brooke might tell a different story, but I've always loved the water.
I had a lot of coaching for the movie and no, I have never sung professionally before.
Hollywood wants press, any kind of press.
It's only in the United States that they make a big deal about nudity.
I'm a very big believer in fate.
I sat backstage and had a beer with Richard Chamberlain, Paul Newman, and Princess Grace.
They built these little tanning booths for Brooke and I to do nothing but lay down and tan all over.
Who cares who comes out of the closet or not, so long as you're happy?
I figured that, if you do a vampire movie in Hollywood, you've made it.
You know, I never expected to enter the movie business.
I've been a scuba diver since I was 16 and I think that was one of the reasons they chose me.
I think the United States is way behind the times.
I'm really a romantic at heart.
The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
Larry Hagman was a huge star, and he was carrying my stuff for me.
There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing. — © Christopher Atkins
There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing.
As much as I didn't want to change, lifestyles do change.
Everybody wants to be like everybody else.
One of my favorite stories is my first kissing scene with Linda Gray.
I truly, truly believe that I was going in that direction and all of a sudden fate took me and put me here. It's like something else has other plans for me.
Thank God for machines. They can make a dog sing!
All of a sudden your whole life becomes a public issue. Money, wealth, people, prestige - all of that suddenly comes into play.
Now I'm growing and I can see my faults. I can look at myself objectively and say I can't blame anyone else; it was my own damn fault.
By pushing or forcing something upon people, you tend to push people further away.
I LOVE Australia! Its like my second home.
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