Plays Rita Bennett on the Showtime series 'Dexter'

Julie Benz, who plays Rita Bennett on the Emmy-nominated Showtime series “Dexter,” which returns for its second season September 30.

Last book I bought:
“The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion

Books I’m reading:
“The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion

Total number of books I own:
3- I read them and pass them on…

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“We the Living” by Ayn Rand
“Lie Down in Darkness” by William Styron
“Cane River” by Lalita Tademy

Last film I saw:
“La Vie en Rose,” directed by Olivier Dahan

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Terms of Endearment,” directed by James L. Brooks
“Life as a House,” directed by Irwin Winkler
“Sophie’s Choice,” directed by Alan J. Pakula

Last CD I bought:
“Back to Black,” Amy Winehouse

Song currently playing:
“Wonderful World,” James Morrison

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Chasing Cars,” Snow Patrol
“Maybe I’m Amazed,” Jem
“The Blower’s Daughter,” Damien Rice

Favorite Drink:
Limoncello

Favorite Charity:
Lupus LA and U.S. Campaign for Burma

Favorite Vacation:
A villa in Tuscany

Favorite Vice:
TiVo

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Amy Winhouse, Meryl Streep, Michael C. Hall, Sylvester Stallone and Jack Nicholson

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