“Most people feel that they are the heroes of their own lives and that they’re good people.
So if they’re in a crisis, they feel an understandable urge to set out their own version of events.
Louis Theroux is tall — two or three inches over 6ft — dark and handsome.
He tries, with that quizzical look of his, to understand his interviewees as they lie on their death beds or contemplate the sexual crimes of their past. He got a first in history and started out as a print journalist before winning recognition for his roving role on Michael Moore’s TV Nation series. “I’m not that good at dissembling or concealing, let alone lying, so if I have any sense of anxiety, it’s that I know there’s a real danger that I’ll blurt out the whole truth about who I am and how we work and what I’m about.
From there, he’s become the man who asks the weird questions we all want answered. And it will, in some way, end up looking wrong.” During research for his film America’s Medicated Kids, he interviewed an adult psychiatrist who, based on a 20-minute conversation, said that he would put Theroux on medication for bipolar disorder and social anxiety disorder if he were treating him. He made two very serious psychiatric diagnoses of me,” he says, with a surprisingly high-pitched but gentle chortle.
He has a “healthy” US following on You Tube but, although an attempt to break into American television has crossed his mind, he can’t see the point.
“I get to do everything I want to do in my arrangement with the BBC. “It’s a losing game in the end, isn’t it, the idea of fame.
As we approach a vote on the UK's membership of the European Union, we look at what 50 writers, actors, historians, artists and comedians have said about Europe and its nations.
is an American actor best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000).
Green was also a series regular on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Freddie, Wedding Band, and Anger Management.
Prior to his role on Beverly Hills, 90210, Green had a recurring role for three seasons (1986–89) on the CBS primetime soap opera Knots Landing, playing the role of Brian Cunningham, the son of Abby Cunningham Ewing (Donna Mills).
“No, not all of them — I’m not that good with computers.