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Ben Feldman: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (‘I Used to Be Obsessed With Dead Rock Stars as a Kid’) (Exclusive)

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Ben Feldman Maarten de Boer/NBC

Ben Feldman is a riot. The Superstore star, 40, left Us Weekly in hysterics when he exclusively revealed 25 unknown things about himself — including his dislike for karaoke and how he was left with a scar on his nose from a bird. Want to know more? Read on to learn other funny fun facts about Feldman.

1. I can cook a lot of things outdoors and pretty much nothing indoors.

2. I have a 67-stitch scar on my arm from smashing it through a glass door when I was 6.

3. My wife, [Michelle Mulitz], and I played the same role in our high school productions of The Fantasticks.

4. I hate my feet and so do other people.

5. When I was a kid, I thought [the alphabet was] called “BEN’s.” My narcissism is chronic.

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6. Love Island U.K. is the only show my wife and I watch.

7. I have a glass of whiskey every night before bed.

8. My dad tried to kiss Heather Locklear at a premiere once. She was startled.

9. I drink my coffee black.

10. I used to be obsessed with dead rock stars as a kid, like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison.

11. I read New York magazine every night.

12. I had fire-eating bondage performers at my last annual Valentine’s Day party.

13. I can tap dance.

14. I went to a mostly lesbian BDSM birthday party with Margaret Cho once.

15. Adam Sandler was my first boss.

16. I’ve kept the Playbill from every play I’ve ever seen or been in.

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Ben Feldman as Jonah and America Ferrera as Amy on Superstore Tyler Golden/NBC

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17. I [once] had to go to the health tent at a Phish concert because I thought I was a lizard.

18. My least favorite thing about me is that I hate tomatoes.

19. I sing Pearl Jam songs to [get] my baby to go to sleep.

20. On my first day of middle school, my teacher accidentally combined my first name with [classmate] Daniel Gergely’s and called me Beniel. My mom and her friends called me Beniel for years.

21. My favorite kind of food is sour candy.

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22. I hate karaoke. If I don’t get into heaven (likely), hell will be me having to sing a never-ending song in front of bored, drunk people.

23. My first kiss was a dare on a cruise with my family. (The kiss was not with my family.)

24. I still have a scar on my face from getting bit while trying to kiss a bird when I was 15.

25. I shot a movie on a commercial flight to Australia because I thought they’d pay me in miles. They did not.

Season 6 of Superstore premieres on NBC Thursday, October 29, at 8 p.m. ET.

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