Quotable: Chris O’Donnell Chose Not To Be A Playboy

“I knew when I got into this business I couldn’t have it both ways: I could live the playboy lifestyle, which is not a bad thing to do, or have a traditional family life, which is how I grew up. That was more important to me…When I’m sitting in the backyard at the end of the day with a glass of wine, watching the kids having fun and clowning around, for me, that’s what it’s all about.”

— Chris O’Donnell, on his decision to be a nice guy, even turning down film roles because, he said, “I knew if I continued on that track, I probably wouldn’t have gotten married.” [Redbook]