Michelle Stafford

Two-time Emmy winning actress from 'The Young and the Restless'

Michelle Stafford, two-time Emmy winning actress from “The Young and the Restless”

Total number of books I own:

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand
“Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison

Last film I saw:
“Love Actually” for the sixth time

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Terms of Endearment”
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
“The Big Chill”

Who do you think is the best actor in Hollywood at the moment? (male or female):
Always and forever Meryl Streep

Who do you think was the brightest star of the silver screen?
Cary Grant

Song currently playing in my iPod:
“1234” by Feist

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Imagine” by John Lennon
“Layla” by Eric Clapton
“We Belong Together” by Rickie Lee Jones

Ever feel that certain song lyrics were written with you in mind? What are they?:
Oh God no.

Concert that changed your life:
I was an usher at the Universal Ampitheater and saw Rick James live four nights in a row. He was so amazing with his audience. I fell in love.

Guilty pleasures
TV: Dr. Oz on Oprah
Film:The Idolmaker”. It was a fun relief film. It was just fun. My sister and I watched it over and over again.
Reading material: InStyle magazine

Best hangover remedy?
I don’t drink, but if I did I think it would be a lot of B1.

What’s the biggest upside of the Internet and what is its biggest downside?
Upside: Knowledge. Quick knowledge.
Downside: Too much porn for our youngsters. It used to be difficult to get that stuff now all they have to do is log on.

What advice would you give to someone trying to break into your profession?
You gotta be able to get up quick after you fall down. And you better have pads on because you’re going to be falling down a lot.

Do you have a dream project?:
Yes, I do. But I’m not going to talk about it here because some freak is going to steal it.

What helps you get out of bed in the morning?:
The very loud alarm clock in my ear.

Who was your celebrity crush growing up?
Jack Klugman on “Quincy”.

Are there any activities you do to make you feel un-famous?
I always feel un-famous.

What’s more dangerous: a mountain lion or a bitter ex?
A mountain lion. The bitter ex is just mad for a little bit and then they move on.

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

Would you rather see a Lakers game next to Jack Nicholson or a Knicks game next to Spike Lee?
I’d rather see a hockey game next to Kiefer Sutherland and Denis Leary.

What is the single worst purchase you’ve made in the past year?
I’d like to say I’m pretty smart with purchases. I’ve been pretty bright with my purchases this year.

If you were an adult film star, what would your name be?
Candy Lane

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Steve Carell
Jon Stewart
Paul Newman
Toni Morrison
Rickie Lee Jones

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