On the Couch With...
Billy Magnussen has taken Broadway by storm with his zany antics on stage. A Queens native, Billy is nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as the hunky boy-toy, Spike in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Find out his proudest moment as we get him On The Couch!
What do you consider to be your best asset?
I would have to say not being afraid of making mistakes or failing.
What was your proudest moment?
Standing up to a bully, who was picking on my best friend, on the play ground, when i was 5. He was trying to push my friend down the slide and I bit the bully on the nose to make him stop. Haha.
What is your favorite drink?
Two fingers of a good scotch.
What is your favorite food?
Koldunus. It is a Lithuanian dish that my grandmother makes.
What is your favorite condiment?
What is your current obsession?
“House of Cards.”
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Staying up too late.
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
Traveling to a very distant place for work.
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
Guitars. I like collecting them.
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
My need for an adventure.
What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
What in the world most thrills you?
The world itself. I want to see and experience it all.
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Social expectations i.e. Facebook, texting etc. If you want to talk let's talk.
What is your favorite place in the world?
The whole thing.
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Trust, and a great pair of...eyes.
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
F*#king DOGS!!! I love puppies.
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
It already did! I woke up.
What is your personal motto?
Stop saying you are going to do something and just do it.