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Lauren Ridloff

Lauren Ridloff

What do you consider to be your best asset? 
My freckles.  I like how it catches people off guard.

What was your proudest moment? 

I had two of those moments on the same day: My picky eater son chose broccoli over bagels and getting nominated for a Tony.

What is your favorite drink?
A cool glass of Chardonnay.  And water, of course.

What is your favorite food? 

What is your favorite condiment?
Kimchee.  It’s fantastic on everything, even eggs.

What is your current obsession?
Sleep.  I cannot have enough of it now.

If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
I’ve given up pretty much all my vices to focus on COALG.  I am so looking forward to indulging once the run ends!

What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most? 
Writing and publishing a book.

What is the one thing you waste too much money on?

What is the one activity you waste too much time doing? 
Shopping online.

What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health? 
Apple pie.  I have no resistance when it comes to apple pie.

What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Creativity.  My parents both are creative people, so I’m proud that I inherited the ability to create.

What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents? 
My mother always misplaces her glasses.  I do the same.  That’s why I wear contacts.

What in the world most thrills you? 
Being a Tony nominee.

What current trend in popular culture most irritates you? 
Those daddy sneakers that are all the rage now.  They irritate me so much that I want to own a pair.

What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
It just happened!!  During a scene when complaining about my husband’s tendency to make jokes I sneezed.

What is your favorite place in the world? 
Sitting on my front stoop with my husband, watching my boys drawing on the sidewalk.

What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner? 
The ability to laugh and make me laugh.

Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats? 
Cats, although I’m allergic to both.

What is your personal motto? 
The Olympics’ motto: Citius, altius, fortius!