Pauley Perrette, who plays Abby Sciuto in CBS’s “NCIS.”
Book I’m reading:
“From the Back of the Bus” by Dick Gregory
Total number of books I own:
Thousands and thousands and thousands
Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Prophet” by Kahlil Gibran
“Me Talk Pretty One Day” by David Sedaris
What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen and what book do you hope never gets adapted?
Adapted: “A Million Little Pieces” by James Frey. I still love it, don’t care if it true or not.
NOT Adapted: anything by George W. Bush
Last film I saw:
Documentary on Freddie Mercury
Three films that mean a lot to me:
“The Wall,” directed by Alan Parker
“Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” directed by Blake Edwards
“Next of Kin,” directed by John Irvin
Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment?
If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Feddie Mercury. Eleanor Roosevelt. Marie Curie. Emily Dickinson.
Who do you look to for inspiration?
Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Drunk on the Moon,” Tom Waits
Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Prince of Darkness,” Indigo Girls
“So Real,” Jeff Buckley
“Take The Power Back,” Rage Against The Machine
Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind?
“Watching The Detectives,” Elvis Costello
“Landlocked Blues,” Bright Eyes
“Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” Pink Floyd
I don’t feel guilty about any of them, but these are pleasures:
• TV: “America’s Most Wanted”
• Film: Documentaries.
• Reading material: Memoirs
• Web Sites: News
• YouTube video: Michael Weatherly outtakes
Best hangover remedy?
What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
The best thing are maps and directions, other than that, the internet is absolutely the evil. Itis going to further ruin humanity, mostly because of “social networking” sites and FWDs.
What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Do you have a dream project?
Being a miserable recluse.
What helps you get out of bed in the morning?
I try not to.
Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I have no idea what famous people do.
What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
Here kitty kitty, come to mamma, I’ll take on ten hungry mountain lions with sharpened claws, please. There is nothing more terrifying than the bitter ex.
Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
A Spike Lee movie with Jack Nicholson? I don’t go to sporting events.
What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
Blueberry Juice. Blech.
At home with my boyfriend and pets doing nothing
What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
To put David Sedaris in the same answer as The Bible and “The Prophet” (also, I was told to and I’m very obedient)
Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Marie Curie, Eleanor Roosevelt, Emily Dickinson, Freddie Mercury, David Sedaris