Paul Dinello

He's from:Oak Park, Illinois.
You know him as:Geoffrey Jellineck on TV's cult
classic Strangers With Candy.
Big doings:He's reteaming with Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert in this fall's movie adaptation of Strangers, which he also cowrote and directed.
Hot stuff:"I worked at a male strip club called the Sugar Shack for one night, but I didn't strip. I was a waiter—I had to wear tights and a vest with no shirt on. I ended up owing money at the end of the night."
Funniest person ever:Buster Keaton
Bowel movement euphemisms:Pinch a loaf/Drop some cable
Perfect dinner party:"Hitler, the head of B'nai Brith, and Tojo—they could argue the whole time."


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