25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Joe Manganiello

Entertainment Aug. 24, 2011 AT 1:31PM
25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Joe Manganiello Credit: Art Streiber

True Blood werewolf Joe Manganiello, 34, shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.

1. I am excellent at knife-throwing.

2. My eyes are so bad, they can't be corrected by laser surgery.

3. I made the junior Olympic volleyball team when I was 16.

4. I worked as a roadie for the rock band Goldfinger.

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5. I was an altar boy.

6. I once planned on playing college basketball and joining the FBI.

7. I love Disneyland.

8. I was asked to skip two grades in elementary school but chose not to.

9. I shaved my head twice and got my front teeth pulled out for stage roles in college.

10. I sang backup on one of the Used's albums.

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11. I love karaoke.

12. My favorite city is Venice, Italy.

13. My favorite movie is Fight Club.

14. My first concert was Pantera.

15. I won third place in a chess tournament when i was 6.

16. I got a 750 on the math portion of the SATs.

17. I am a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

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18. I trained as boxer and was a sparring partner for an NHL player.

19. At age 16 I got paid to dress up like Captain Morgan at bars.

20. My favorite play is A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams.

21. Last summer, I caught a touchdown pass from Joe Montana in a charity game.

22. My favorite book is The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.

23. I appeared full-frontal nude in an Off-Broadway play.

24. I have a bachelor of fine arts degree in classical theater.

25. When I was young, I prayed that God would turn me into a werewolf.

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