Jesse Plemons

Star of 'Friday Night Lights' on NBC

Jesse Plemons, who stars in “Friday Night Lights” on NBC

Book I’m reading:
”The Collected Short Stories of Louis L’Amour: The Frontier Stories,Volume One” by Loise L’Amour

Total number of books I own:
30ish?

Three books that mean a lot to me:
”To the Actor” by Michael Chekhov
“Building A Character” by Constantin Stanislavski
“Lonesome Dove” by Larry McMurtry

What book would you like to see brought to the bigscreen?
”The Outsiders” by Susan E. Hinton, its about time for a remake.

Last film I saw:
”The Great Debaters,” directed by Denzel Washington

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“On The Waterfront,” directed by Elia Kazan

“Lonesome Dove,” directed by Simon Wincer
“Waiting for Guffman,” directed by Christopher Guest

Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment?
James McAvoy

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Nate Parker (“The Great Debaters”)

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band. He was the best slide guitar player this world has seen, and he also has red hair so it would work!

Who do you look to for inspiration?
Everyone that touches my life inspires me in one way or another.

Song currently playing in my iPod: ”Shed a Little Light,” Foy Vance

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
”Love in Vain,” Robert Johnson
“The Light,” Common
“Carolina in my Mind,” James Taylor

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
Anything Joe Purdy writes

Concert that changed your life:
Dashboard Confessional at a tiny little venue in Edinburgh Scotland.

Guilty pleasures:
* TV: ”Entourage”
* Film: ”Zoolander.” Merman!!!!!!!!
* Reading material: Us magazine
* Web sites: Facebook
* YouTube video: ”The Landlord”

Best hangover remedy?
I’m going to leave that one blank

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
Internet Shopping especially during the holiday season and Myspace

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
Make sure it is the only thing for you

Do you have a dream project?:
Any western

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
Breakfast. Mmmmmmm

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Natalie Portman

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
Building fence

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
Bitter ex without a doubt

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

What is the real reason behind answering these questions?
I was threatened

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp, Tony Romo, Barack Obama, and Dave Chappelle

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