Jonathan Brandis


Jonathan Brandis Trivia


  • Trivia

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    • Jonathan: My friends would probably describe me as silly. And honest. And that I think about things a bit too much.

    • Jonathan: Teen magazines keep writing that my eyes 'twinkle' when I talk. Look, I'm a guy. I don't twinkle, you know! You can say that my eyes 'sparkle' maybe, but not 'twinkle' alright? Got that teen magazine writers?!

    • Jonathan: I want to direct, I want to be part of something creative, something with quality. My biggest fear as an actor is being involved in something mediocre, or being mediocre myself. I´ve taken classes on screen-writing and, of course, I read a lot of scripts. Writing is what I´d really like to move towards. Right now, though, it just doesn´t pay the mortgage.

    • Jonathan: The first time someone asked me for my autograph was in 1982 when I was working on the soap opera One Life to Live. I was very surprised!

    • Jonathan (when asked about the biggest influence on his life): That would have to be director Steven Spielberg, because he is a great filmmaker and he's someone who's career I would like to follow.

    • Jonathan: I'd love to film or produce or direct a movie with special effects in it - or even without them. I don't thinkg I'll ever go into the special-effects industry, only because I don't know if that's the right area for me. I love filmmaking.

    • Jonathan: Teenagers, maybe, are too young to vote, but we can speak out. We are free-willed and powerful. We should show the world that we can get along with each others, blacks and whites. I'm not naive, I know there's racism among teens, and that's what we've got to work on first. We've got to get to know each other and respect each other.

    • Jonathan: One girl wrote me 300 letters, and when I finally met her she was very cool and acted like she didn't care.

    • Jonathan: It turns me off when a girl tries to pretend she has the same interests. I love a girl to tell me that I'm wrong or that she likes something different. That's what makes things colorful.

    • Jonathan: I'm a terrible morning person.