25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Christina Applegate

Entertainment Apr. 11, 2012 AT 9:00AM
Christina Applegate arrives at the 2012 NBC TCA Winter All-Star Party at The Athenaeum on January 6, 2012. Christina Applegate arrives at the 2012 NBC TCA Winter All-Star Party at The Athenaeum on January 6, 2012. Credit: Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic

Christina Applegate, 40, (Up All Night airs on NBC Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.) shares the 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.

1. I was born on Thanksgiving.

2. I don't have a middle name.

3. I had my first acting job in a Playtex baby bottle commercial when I was 3 months old.

4. I named my dog Tallulah after Jodie Foster's character in Bugsy Malone.

5. I got kicked out of Brownies.

6. I'm afraid of bees. Like, stupid afraid.

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7. I have six tattoos.

8. I am athletic but can't catch a ball to save my life.

9. My favorite band is Led Zeppelin.

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10. I have my own bowling ball. Not because I'm good.

11. I dress up like a chicken. A lot.

12. I'm named after my mom's dog, who was named after a painting by Andrew Wyeth.

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13. I'm scared to death of flying.

14. I still wear maternity jeans. They're so comfortable. [Daughter Sadie, with music producer fiance Martyn LeNoble, 43, is 14 months old.]

15. Castle is my favorite show.

16. I am a pajama hoarder.

17. When I was 13, I worked as a receptionist at a gym.

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18. During the last season of Married With Children, I wore a wig because I had dyed my hair purple and red. What a rebel.

19. I was not the original Kelly Bundy.

20. I haven't made my bed since Sadie was born. Just. Can't.

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21. I've lived within a 1-mile radius of my childhood home my whole life.

22. All That Jazz is one of my favorite movies.

23. If I wasn't an actress, I'd be a dancer.

24. I tried to get Alex Trebek to host a Jeopardy game for my 40th birthday. Fail.

25. I haven't eaten meat since I was 14, but I love the smell of BBQ.

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