Madchen Amick

Star of David Lynch’s 'Twin Peaks: The Definitive Gold Box Edition,' released this week.

Madchen Amick, star of David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks: The Definitive Gold Box Edition” released this week.

Book I’m reading:
“How To Be a Millionaire”

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Chronicles of Narnia” by C.S. Lewis (Loved reading them to my children)
“The Martian Chronicles,” by Ray Bradbury (I used to pretend I was a space explorer as a child… everything was Mars!)
“Healthy Healing,” by Linda Page (My health bible!)

Last film I saw:
“Once,” directed by John Carney. (Loved it!!!)

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Francis,” directed by Arthur Lubin
“La Femme Nikita,” directed by Luc Besson
“Purple Rain,” directed by Albert Magnoli

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

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Audrey Hepburn

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
My grandmother – She was a force to be reckoned with, with a crazy, adventurous life!

Who do you look to for inspiration?
My husband and two children

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Without You,” Dwele

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Stay,” David Alexis (My husband wrote it for me)
“Just the 2 of Us,” Grover Washington and Bill Withers ( My dad and my theme song)
“I love you, a bushel and a peck” Nursery rhyme that my mom sang to me as a child

Favorite song lyrics:
“Little Red Corvette,” Prince. (Oh, the hidden meanings!!!)

Concert that changed your life:

Guilty pleasures
• TV: “I Love Lucy” and “Laverne & Shirley” (Maybe a little “Gilligan’s Island” from time to time… shhhh, don’t tell anybody)
• Film: “There’s Something About Mary” (Can’t change the channel when it’s on!)

Best hangover remedy?
A big green Urth salad

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
Information at your fingertips gives you a certain amount of power and freedom but it takes away form the communal ritual of gab.

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?

Do you have a dream project?:
My wish list of directs to work with: Wes Anderson, the Coen Bros., Rob Reiner, Sydney Pollack, Peter Weir, Ron Howard, David Lynch (again), and Alfred Hitchcock (can anybody hook that one up?)

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
My dachshund, Maxwell Smart, and a good ol’ cup of English Tea

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
The “Off the Wall” and “Thriller” Michael Jackson. And George Michael. (Hmmm…not sure about my taste)

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I’m luckily un-famous 95% of the time, living outside of “the business.”

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
Mountain Lion. Nature will get ya every time!

If you were alone in your house one night and you saw a ghost, who ya gonna call?

Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?

What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
I bought what I thought was a cool Australian tribal necklace….found out its meaning…male virility

If you were an adult film star, what would your name be?
Don’t you combine your first pet’s name with your first street? That would be Blitzy York.

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Frank Sinatra, Joan Jett, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Marilyn Monroe and Denzel Washington (just cuz he’s hot!)

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