Ashley Jensen, who plays Christine on ABC’s “Ugly Betty.”

Book I’m reading:
“Made in America” by Bill Bryson.

Total number of books I own:
A few hundred. I recycle them every couple of years.

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“1984” by George Orwell
“Animal Farm” by George Orwell
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey.

What book do you hope never gets adapted?
“Roget’s Thesauraus,” ‘cos it would be boring.

Last film I saw:
“The Bourne Ultimatum”

Who do you think is the best actor/actress in Hollywood at the moment?
Jeremy Piven and Maggie Gyllenhaall.

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Marylin Monroe

If you could play any real-life person in a movie, who would it be and why?
Lucille Ball, ‘cos she was great

Who do you look to for inspiration?
My husband

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“Sunset” by Kate Bush

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Don’t You Forget About Me” by Simple Minds
“Honey Please Can’t Ya See” by the one and only Barry White
I know it’s not a song as such, but Handel’s “Messiah”

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind?
“Never Met a Girl Like You Before” by Edwyn Collins, because most people haven’t.

Guilty pleasures
* TV: “The Martha Stewart Show”
* Film: Films with animals that talk and go on an adventure and have a happy ending
* Reading material: Maps
* YouTube video: The one with the two wee otters holding hands

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet?
Knowledge of pretty much everything

What is its biggest downside?
Knowledge of pretty much everything

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

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?
Good, strong black coffee, not bad coffee, it has to be a quality bean.

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Jimmy Osmond. No, not Donnie Osmond. . .Jimmy Osmond

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
Pretty much everything!

Do you have a dream project?
I would love to work with Christopher Guest

Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
Can i not just take them both to the center court at Wimbledon?

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
A mountain lion lion would never sell a story to a tabloid.

Best hangover remedy?
Riding a wild palamino through a sandstorm at dawn, or so I’ve heard. Must try it sometime.

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
John Malkovitch
C.S Lewis
Quentin Crisp
The Queen (or Helen Mirren)