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Swoosie Kurtz, who stars as Lily in ABC’s “Pushing Daisies.”

Last book I bought:
“Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?” by Harold Bloom. A tour of writers from the Hebrew sages to Nietzsche and Proust. Like taking my brain to the gym.

Book I’m reading:
“The Consolations of Philosophy” by Alain de Botton

Total number of books I own:
Do plays count? Between New York and Los Angeles, thousands.

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Once and Future King” by T.H. White. Inspiration for living my life.
“My Rival, The Sky” by Margo Kurtz. A great love story about the two people who grew up to be my parents and the war that became a daily factor in their lives. Written by my mother when she was pregnant with me.
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Last film I saw:
“The Hoax,” directed by Lasse Hallstrom

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“An American Tragedy,” directed by Josef von Sternberg
“Zoolander,” directed by Ben Stiller
“Howards End,” directed by James Ivory

Last CD I bought:
“Modern Times,” Bob Dylan

Song currently playing:
“American Tune,” Paul Simon

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“It’s all In the Game,” Tommy Edwards
“Without You,” Harry Nilsson
“Desperado,” The Eagles

Favorite Drink:
Water. Evian. Small plastic bottles.

Favorite Charity:
Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids

Favorite Vacation:
Work

Favorite Vice:
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Five pople whom I’d like to see answer this survey:
Bob Dylan, Nora Ephron, Christopher Guest, Mary Queen of Scots, Lillian Hellman