FYI - Ben Masters

(Julian, Passions)

Recent fad I admit to trying: deep-frying the turkey last Thanksgiving

Favorite actor: Tom Courtenay

Favorite actress: Charlotte Rampling

Favorite movie: Doctor Zhivago

Favorite TV Show: BBC News

Favorite singer: Van Morrison

If I could keep one household appliance, it would be: bottle opener

Something you'd be surprised to know about me: I'm 28.

Favorite book: A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens

Favorite food: T-Bone steak

Least favorite food: sweets

Favorite comfort food: penne pasta

Favorite item of clothing: an old suede jacket

Greatest achievement: staying alive this long

Cause I most believe in: that no child should ever be physically, sexually, or emotionally abused.

If I had one wish, it would be: that every Passions fan wins their state lottery.

Most treasured possession: a photograph of my parents

First thing I do when I wake up in the morning: thank God I made it through the night.

Last thing I do before I go to bed: pray that I make it through the night.

Most embarrassing moment: complimenting a fellow worker that his mother looked just like him - and it turned out to be his wife.

Biggest regret: that I didn't have children.

If I could live anywhere, it would be: in Harmony.

What I dislike most about my appearance: my nose.

Greatest love: a good laugh.

Something that makes me see red: abused children.

Quality I like most in a mate: kindness.

What I would title my biography: I'm in Between Mistakes.

Person I would choose to play me in a movie about my life: Jesse Metcalfe (John, Desperate Housewives; ex-Miguel, Passions).

I never committed a crime, except that time I: put Krazy Glue in the doorknobs of the classes I hated in high school.

Best one word or short phrase that describes me: eager.

Bad habit I wish I could break: making too many lists.

Worst job I ever had: painting houses.

My epitaph: "It's my lie: I made it as big as I wanted."