Pushy questions for…

<B>John Cleese</b>, actor and star/writer/executive producer of "A Fish Called Wanda," out on DVD next week.

Last book I bought:
“The Developing Mind,” Daniel Siegel

Book I’m reading:
“When the Impossible Happens: Adventures in Nonordinary Reality” by Stanislav Grof

Total number of books I own:
Far more than I can read in this lifetime.

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: How Intelligence Increases When You Think Less,” Guy Claxton
“Birdsong: A Novel of Love and War,” Sebastian Faulks
“The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche

Last film I saw:
“Downfall” directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Lawrence of Arabia,” directed by David Lean
“The Sting,” directed by George Roy Hill
“The Princess Bride,” directed by Rob Reiner

Stereo or iPod:
I’ve just started to learn how to use an iPod. And I learned to text two days ago.

Last CD I bought:
An album of operatic music, with the words taken out. To enjoy opera, you have to forget about the plot.

Song currently playing:
“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“I’m So Tired,” The Beatles
“As Time Goes By,” Dooley Wilson
“Let’s Do It,” Cole Porter

Favorite wine:
Mersault

Favorite charity:
Santa Barbara Zoo, Jerri Durrell Wildlife Foundation

Favorite vacation:
Driving through Germany and Switzerland

Favorite vice:
Gluttony

Five people I’d like to see answer this survey:
Gordon Brown (the next prime minister and I suspect there is a real human being lurking in there), Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Richard Eyre and David Hare.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading