Julian McMahon

Stars as Dr. Christian Troy on “Nip/Tuck”

Julian McMahon, who stars as Dr. Christian Troy on “Nip/Tuck”

Book I’m reading:
I usually read three books at a time. I have one on set, one in the car, and one at home.

Total number of books I own:
460 billion

Three books that mean a lot to me:
The ones I’m reading now

What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen and what book do you hope never gets adapted?
“Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss

Last film I saw:
“The Good German,” directed by Steven Soderbergh

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Finding Nemo,” directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
“The Sound of Music,” directed by Robert Wise
“Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery,” directed by Jay Roach

Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female)
SpongeBob SquarePants

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
There’s like a hundred of ‘em. I never understood the concept of “the silver screen.” To me it always looked black and white.

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be?
Erica Tarin

Who do you look to for inspiration?
My seven year-old

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Cold Water,” Damien Rice

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“The Itsy-Bitsy Spider”
“The Wheels on the Bus”
“Cold Water,” Damien Rice

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
The lyrics from “Flashdance…What a Feeling”

Concert that changed your life:
David Bowie’s Glass Spider Tour

Best hangover remedy?
A Bloody Mary with lots of horse radish, Tabasco, and pepper.

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
There’s too much to think about (that’s both the upside and the downside)

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Stay home and build computers

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
That I need to take a piss

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I leave set

Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
I’ll take either

What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
My $44 million yacht

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Jim Morrison, John Belushi, and Joan of Arc

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