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Best known for his role as “Jonathan” on “The Guiding Light,” Tom Pelphrey is a two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner who has crossed many genres from television to film to theatre. His other film and television credits include “The Good Wife,” “As The World Turns,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Numbers,” “The Last Note,” “Seven Hours,” “The Laws of Motion,” “CSI Miami,” “Ghost Whisperer,” and “Birds of America.”

Tom is one of the founding members of the Apothecary Theatre Company, a New York City based, not-for-profit ensemble which develops original plays and offers a platform for emerging American playwrights to hone and cultivate their work through their Development Series. He’s starred in their productions of “Wonders of the Invisible World,” Crazy Sexy Dead,” and “Fair Rosamund and Her Murderer.” Regionally, Tom has been seen in “My Italy Story” (MST), “Bash” (Amphibian Productions), “The Subeject of Roses” (Penguin Rep), “Crazy Eights” (EST) and “A New Television Arrives, Finally” (Shetler Studios). Tom can currently be seen in The Apothecary Theatre Company’s production of “In God’s Hat” (click here for my review) at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York City (416 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Ave) through August 7. Tickets are $18.

1. Who inspired you to become a performer? I would say Steve Kazakoff who was my high school drama teacher.

2. Who’s the one person you haven’t worked with that you would like to? Jack Nicholson.

3. If you could dream about anyone while you sleep, who would it be? I’d love to dream about my first dog Lassie.

4. Is there ever a time you thought about quitting? If so, what career would you choose? I’d love to build things. I’m no good at it, but maybe I can learn.

5. Do you have any strange or unusual talent that no one knows about? No, I don’t.

6. Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? What do you order? Dunkin’ Donuts morning. Starbucks mid-day. Americano with vanilla bean powder.

7. Favorite way to stay in shape? Running and lifting weights.

8. Boxers or Briefs? Boxer briefs.

9. Favorite webiste? Apothecarytheatrecompany.org and The Quotations Page

10. Superman or Wonder Woman? The way I’m feeling that one, I’d say Wonder Woman.

BONUS QUESTION:

11. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve read about yourself and where did you read it? There’s been a few. I read once that I was quarterback of the high school football team which I found interesting because I played football for like a week.

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On Monday, May 10, 2010, I had the honor of sitting down with the multi-talented, award winning Christian Campbell. From television to film to theatre, Christian is known in every medium. His theatre credits include “Drift,” “Tick, Tick…Boom,” “Juno and the Paycock,” “Nagasaki Dust,” “A Clockwork Orange” and originating the role of “Jimmy” in the LA & New York runs of “Refer Madness,” which garnered him a Best Actor Award from the Drama Critics Circle. In film, Christian has delighted audiences in “Trick,” “Refer Madness: The Movie,” “East Street Bliss,” “Casino Jack,” “Neighbor,” “The Betrayal,” “IBID,” “One Night,” “Pretty Dead Girl,” “Thank You Good Night,”  “The Piano Man’s Daughter,” “Next Time,” and “City Boy.” Television audiences have seen Christian in such hit shows as “All My Children,” “CSI Miami,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “NCIS,” “CSI: NY,” “The Verdict,” “The Book of Daniel,” “The $treet,” “Max Steel,” “I’ve Been Waiting For You,” “Seduced by Madness,” “7th Heaven,” “Malibu Shores,” and “Degrassi High.” Chrisitian can currently be seen in The Active Theater’s production of “Magnetic North” through May 16 at The Workshop Theater in New York City (312 West 36th Street). For tickets, click here!

1. Who inspired you to become a performer? I would say my parents. Both of them are actors, it’s a family business.

2. Who is the one person you haven’t worked with that you would like to? Ridley Scott. I’m a big fan of his work.

3. If you could dream about anyone while you sleep, who would it be? My wife.

4. What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Expect the unexpected. That’s been my life pretty much.

5. Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? What do you order? Dunkin’ Donuts. I order the vanilla coffee.

6. Favorite kind of sundae (ice cream flavor and toppings)? Recovering from Saturday.

7. Favorite way to stay in shape? Running.

8. Boxers or Briefs? Boxer-Briefs. I’m a middle man, what I can I say.

9. Favorite website? NYTimes.com

10. “Gobots” or “Transformers”? Definitely Transformers..Barnum, Mirage…my favorite.

BONUS QUESTIONS:

11. What is the highest and lowest note you can sing? I don’t know. It depends on how much I partied on Saturday night. Seriously, I’m a baritenor.

12. Do you have any strange or unusual talent that no one knows about? I can remember weird and odd facts.

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