What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Great dinner, great wine, great friends.
What is your greatest fear?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Lack of passion.
What person do you most admire?
What is your greatest extravagance?
What is your current state of mind?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
Honesty… I’ll explain later…
On what occasion do you lie?
To protect someone else.
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Intelligence, confidence & sex appeal.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
My wife & my daughter, Marley. My other kid, Sadie, a dog.
When and where were you happiest?
Surrounded by the people I love.
Which talent would you most like to have?
The ability to teleport & play the upright bass.
What is your most treasured possession?
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
What is your favorite occupation?
Actor. Artist. Architect. Philanthropist.
What is your most marked characteristic?
Compassion for others.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your favorite hero of fiction?
Santiago — the boy from The Alchemist.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Single mothers. Nurses. Teachers. Volunteers. Scientists.
What is it that you most dislike?
Fear. Traffic. Roaches. Rude people. Insincerity.
What is your greatest regret?
Not traveling abroad in college. Not learning multiple languages.
How would you like to die?
Sitting on a chaise lounge, overlooking my vineyard.
What is your motto?
Less talking & more doing.
What is the significance of your rooster?
I was born the year of the Rooster – 1969. It symbolizes the Protector… the rooster is the first one up in the morning on-guard, making sure that all is well… Then he sounds his alarm. He’s upright, strong and in control. His small presence belies his strength, tenacity and will. And well, he’s confident. Assured. Knows who he is…