Alexie Gilmore

Star of Fox's 'New Amsterdam'

Alexie Gilmore, who stars in “Definitely, Maybe” and Fox’s “New Amsterdam”

Book I¹m reading:
“100 Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Last film I saw:
“Once,” directed by John Carney

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Waiting for Guffman,” directed by Christopher Guest
“Young Frankenstein,” directed by Mel Brooks
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” directed by Julian Schnabel

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?
Gilda Radner because she was one of the funniest people ever.

Who do you look to for inspiration?
My nephew, Finn. His laughter inspires me.

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Shine a Light,” Wolf Parade

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
“You can dance,
You can jive,
Having the time of your life
See that girl,
Watch that scene,
Dig in the dancing queen,”
— Abba

Guilty pleasures
* TV: “Survivor”
* Film: “Uncle Buck”* Reading material: Page Six
* Web sites: Daily Candy

Who is your inner Muppet?
The Swedish Chef

Best hangover remedy?

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
You can find out anything about anyone and the downside is you can find out anything about anyone.

Do you have a dream project?:
To host “Saturday Night Live.”

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
My legs.

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Ricky Schroder on “Silver Spoons” because he had a car bed and I wanted to ride the train with him.

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I clean my own house.

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
A bitter ex riding a mountain lion.

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

What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
My publicist made me

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
My publicist
My manager
My agent
My acupuncturist
and Sam, the guy I get my hot dogs from

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