Retro Quote #8: The Hubris of Phillip Michael Thomas
"There are only a few who will be the Fords, the Edisons, the Carnegies, and I think I'm in that number."
- Phillip Michael Thomas (12/9/1985)
I ran across this quote while reading a 1989 issue of People (1974-1989: Our First 15 Years) and nearly choked. It's amazing how these actors think they're immortal demi-gods when they're on top, only to find out the hard way that fame is almost always fleeting.
After Miami Vice, Thomas made some good money by sueing The Psychic Friends Network after he was replaced by Miss Cleo. Other than that, he really hasn't done much.