PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Sam Robards

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Sam Robards — who currently stars in Broadway's The 39 Steps — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

Sam Robards
Sam Robards

Full given name:
Sam Prideaux Robards
Hometown: New York City
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
First Broadway show ever saw: I'm sure that I saw some that I don't remember — the first one I remember is Cactus Flower.
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? I would like to have seen my grandfather on stage or anything that John Wilkes Booth was in.
MAC or PC? MAC, come on, is there any other choice?
Most played song on your iPod: Toss up between "The Auld Triangle" by the Dubliners or "Swagger" by Flogging Molly.
Last book you read: "Where's Waldo?"
Must-see TV show: Anything that has been TIVOed.
Last good movie you saw: "Pusher," it's Danish.
Favorite card game: Strip poker.
Performer you would drop everything to go see: If the real Che actually appeared in Evita.
Pop culture guilty pleasure: "The Soup"
First stage kiss: Album, Jan Leslie Harding.
Favorite pre-/post-show meal: Pre-show would be a protein shake and post-show would be a cheeseburger.
How you got your Equity card: I was an understudy/assistant stage manager on Album.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? I played a religious leader on the first “Law & Order” and also appeared on "Criminal Intent."
Worst costume ever: I was in a play called Flux and had to wear just my underwear.
Cats or dogs? Bearded dragons
Favorite cereal: Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bomb
Who would play you in the movie? Most definitely an extra.
Worst job you ever had: Counting 100 dozen earrings by hand.
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: The one commercial I did, we played Washington's men at Valley Forge and we sailed down the Delaware River with Styrofoam icebergs and I pushed a cannon up the hill.
Leading man role you've been dying to play: The voice of Happy Smurf.
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