F.Y.I. Matthew Bomer

Source: Soap Opera Weekly
Date: June 18, 2002

Ben, Guiding Light

Favorite actors: Ewan McGregor, Robert Duvall
Favorite actresses: my friend Lynn Collins or Annalee Jeffries
Favorite movie: Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon
Greatest fear: great white sharks
Favorite TV shows: Six Feet Under, The Simpsons
Favorite singer: Stevie Wonder
If I could only keep one household appliance, it would be: my George Foreman Grill
Something you’d be surprised to know about me: I have an obsession with Sheryl Crow.
Currently reading: The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
Favorite book: On The Road, by Jack Kerouac
Favorite food: good Mexican good – the best is in Texas
Least favorite food: brussels sprouts
Favorite comfort food: If I’m not breathing near anyone, salt-and-vinegar potato chips
Favorite song: depends on my mood
Favorite item of clothing: my Diesel blue jeans
Nobody knows I can: sing and play guitar
Greatest achievement: making my family proud
I can imitate: Sloth from The Goonies and any teacher I’ve ever had
If I couldn’t be an actor, I’d be: a trust-fund baby philanthropist
Cause I most believe in: anything that improves society or human relations
If I had one wish: save that one for Miss America
Most treasured possession: my Playstation 2
Last thing I do before I go to bed: Say my prayers, of course!
Best quality: I’m pretty outgoing.
Worst quality: Sometimes I’m in my own little world. I can have an entire conversation with somebody and not remember a word they said.
Biggest regret: not spending enough time with my family in Texas
Something that makes me see red: mean people, bad drivers and anyone who thinks they are cooler than they really are
If I could live anywhere, it would be: Austin, Texas or Galway, Ireland – Irish people have a great outlook on life.
Smartest thing I ever did: started listening to my parents
Greatest love: God
Quality I like most in a mate: They have to be fun, funny and keep me on my toes.
My hero: my dad
My first kiss: a girl named Darcy in the fifth grade.
Person I would choose to play me in a movie: about my life: Gary Coleman or Mr. T – it could be their big comeback.