Proust Questionnaire

Martin McCann actor

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Having just got everything finished with nothing more to do.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?


Which living person do you most admire?

My brother.

Which is the trait you most deplore in yourself?


What is your greatest extravagance?

Me and my girlfriend are about to go on a five star cruise around Africa. That is extravagant for me.

What is your favourite journey?

The journey home on a Friday evening.

On what occasion do you lie?

Lots of occasions, every day if I’m going to be honest.

Which living person do you most despise?

I don’t despise anyone.

What or who is the greatest love of your life?


When and where were you happiest?

South Carolina, 1994.

Which talent would you most like to have?

To play the piano well.

What is your current state of mind?


What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My family and friends.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think it would be?

An aeroplane.

What is your most treasured possession?


What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

Watching a repeat of Peak Practise.

What is your favourite occupation?


What is the quality you most like in a man?


What is the quality you most like in a woman?


Who are your favourite writers?

For stage, screen or books?

What is your motto?

Don’t have a motto, talk a lot of crap though.

Belfast born actor Martin McCann has appeared in the Steven Spielberg produced mini-series The Pacific and comedy film Killing Bono. Last year he won an IFTA for Swansong – Story of Occi Byrne. He will appear in Jump which will be shown in the Town Hall Theatre on Friday July 13 at 7pm as part of the Galway Film Fleadh. For tickets contact 091 - 569777.

Kernan Andrews



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