Josh Gad’s First Callback Was for Avatar and Other Things You Don’t Know About Him

Josh Gad 25 things
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1. I was born and raised in Hollywood, Florida.

2. I am godfather to Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel’s children.

3. My go-to song when I need a pick-me-up is “Take on Me” by A-ha.

4. I am a Jeopardy! addict.

5. I had bleached-blond hair in college.

6. My first kiss was at a Georgia sleepaway camp.

7. I love strolling Best Buy.

8. As a child, I wanted to be a Disney Imagineer.

9. I almost didn’t voice Olaf in Frozen because of a prior commitment.

10. My favorite book is The Devil in the White City.

11. Josh Groban was my classmate at Carnegie Mellon University.

12. I was rejected from CMU’s musical theater program.

13. I have seen The Goonies 60 times.

14. My high school nickname was Skippy.

15. I was a national debate champion.

16. My first callback was for Avatar.

17. I can’t sleep if the AC is over 68 degrees.

18. I have Game of Thrones viewing parties.

19. My favorite place to travel to is Italy.

20. When I met The Book of Mormon’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone, I called them by each other’s names.

21. I waited in line for four hours to buy Star Wars: Episode I tickets.

22. I now regret waiting in line for four hours to buy Star Wars: Episode I tickets.

23. I’m currently watching The Walking Dead.

24. I love the color orange.

25. I am writing this in a retro E.T. shirt and sweats.

The Comedians airs on FX Thursdays at 10 p.m.

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