Said Duvall: "They can wipe the drool off and I can keep on working. I can work. An athlete can't do that. My father was a military man. He retired at 50, did other things, but never really felt fulfilled. I think that formed a stagnation for him. I think if you're creative and try to do things, you can live longer and still do a portion of your creativity."
The star of "The Godfather" and "Apocalypse Now" told UPI's Karen Butler: "I don't probably get as (many offers) as a lot of people, but lately I've been getting a lot of scripts... So, a lot of things are coming my way now, maybe in some ways more than when I was younger, which is great because I still love to work. There's all different characters and maybe I'll direct some more... It's a good time."
Duvall can now be seen in the family movie "Secondhand Lions" and the western "Open Range," both of which were recently released on DVD and home video.
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