Kristen Johnston: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Kristen Johnston attends "The Exes" photocall as part of MIPCOM 2011 at Hotel Majestic on October 3, 2011 in Cannes, France.  Tony Barson/Getty Images

Kristen Johnston, 44, (The Exes airs on TV Land Wednesdays at 10:30 P.M.) shares 25 things you don't know about her with Us Weekly.

1. I moved to New York City at 17.

2. I'm a speed-reader.

3. My friends call me K. Jo.

4. I'm usually loud, but I can be shy.

5. I love teaching acting much more that I love acting itself.

6. I'm crafty! I make mirror frames from kimono scraps.

7. Serial killers fascinate me.

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8. I typed my entire book, Guts, with two fingers.

9. I was considered learning-disabled in grade school.

10. I'm addicted to Twitter.

11. I film The Exes right near the old 3rd Rock From the Sun set.

12. Margaret Hamilton's performance in The Wizard of Oz is why I became an actress.

13. I hate shopping.

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14. Since I had acute peritonitis [an abdominal inflammation], I have to remind myself to eat.

15. I was a foreign exchange student twice, in Sweden and Columbia.

16. I'm loyal, almost to a fault.

17. I love Boggle.

18. I can't sing a note.

19. The organization I founded — Sobriety, Learning and Motivation — is trying to help NYC open a sober high school.

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20. I have so much fun on The Exes that sometimes I think I should pay you for watching.

21. I prize honestly above all.

22. I never miss Survivor.

23. I find reality shows about vapid people insufferable.

24. Rich people who waste their lives on beaches piss me off. Do something for others!

25. I was a 6-foot teen with a perm. Can't believe guys didn't find me attractive!

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