John Tartaglia

Co-creator, executive producer and star of Disney Channel's tot tuner "Johnny and the Sprites" airing Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Last book I bought: “Gnomes” by Wil Huygen and illustrated by Rien Poortvliet – as a gift for someone

Book I’m reading: “Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination” by Neal Gabler

Total number of books I own: Over 100

Three books that mean a lot to me:

“The Monster at the End of this Book” by Jon Stone and illustrated by Michael Smollin

“Jim Henson: The Works” by Christopher Finch — It really inspired me to do what I do now.

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss — I received it as a gift when I was doing “Avenue Q” on Broadway.

Last film I saw: “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” directed by Gore Verbinski

Three films that mean a lot to me:

“The Dark Crystal,” directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz

“Peter Pan,” directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske

“The Wizard of Oz,” directed by Victor Fleming

Last CD I bought: “Spring Awakening”

Song currently playing: “Not Ready to Make Nice,” Dixie Chicks

Songs that mean a lot to me:

“The Rainbow Connection,” written by Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher

“Brightly Shining,” written by Stephen Schwartz for our Christmas episode

“All I Really Want,” Alanis Morissette

Favorite Drink: Sake mojito

Charity: The Humane Society and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Vacation: A Villa on St. John

Vice:  Chocolate and Macaroni & Cheese — but not together

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:

Bill Clinton, Lucille Ball, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jim Henson, Walt Disney

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