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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Actor
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction Looking for ways to build a good life. I'll let you know how it's going.
Interests theatre, dance, literature, art, pacifism, education, spirituality in various forms, gardening/houseplants, nature, yoga, hiking, civil rights issues, progressive politics, social justice, cooking, good food/eating, masks and maskmaking, sculpture, circus arts, animals (esp. dogs, horses, and wolves), travel, Shakespeare, Irish or Celtic cultures, feminism, gay rights, gender issues, Quakerism, just for starters.
Favorite Movies Caveat: to be a favorite I have probably viewed it multiple times which means many here are children's films. Fantasia, Help!, Strictly Ballroom, Serenity, My Beautiful Laundrette, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hair, Singing in the Rain, Diva, Brokeback Mountain (yeah, bite me), Snow White, Cinderella, Aladdin, Maurice, The Wedding Banquet, The Ice Storm, LOTR entero. New discovery: Waitress.
Favorite Music Beatles, Stravinsky, Dvorak, Bach, Bowie, Sarah MacLachlan, Tori Amos, Ani DiFranco, Joni Mitchell, Coldplay, Midnight Oil, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainright, Foo Fighters, Madonna (later years; again, bite me), No Doubt, Gwen Stefani, Sheryl Crow, Chieftains, Sting, Pink, Kt Tunstall, Franz Ferdinand, 80s New Wave, Celtic/Irish Traditional.
Favorite Books Again, children's writers indicate long time favorites, Favorite novelists and playwrights include, Mary Renault, Tolkien, Susan Cooper, Rosemary Sutcliff, Shakespeare, Brian Friel, Tennessee Williams, Tom Stoppard, Frank MacGuiness, Gloria Naylor, Daniel MacIvor, Bruce Chatwin, Jorge Luis Borges, Pat Barker, Mary Stewart, more as inspiration hits.