• 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.