20 Questions With

Skyler Volpe

Born- Mineola, NY
Lives- Brooklyn, NY
Occupation- Actor
Interviewed in San Diego, CA

1. Where do you consider home? 

I think my apartment in Brooklyn, where I live with my roommates.

2. Favorite place you've been in the world?

Haiti, its where I'm from, where my family is from. So it was cool to meet my family for the first time.

3. Do you speak a foreign language?

I speak French.

 

What foreign languages do you wish you could speak?

All of them, I wish I spoke every romance language.

4. Best meal you've ever had?

I'm flashing through my mental library of everything I've ever eaten. I'm sure it's pasta. I'm sure I've had the most delicious, heavenly, every bite is a close your eyes and savor the bite pasta.

5. What’s your irrational fear?

Feeling alone, or being alone.

6. Who would play you in your made for TV movie?

I don't know! Rosario Dawson.

7. What would the title of your made for TV movie be?

The Mutt. That's a terrible title, but it's true.

8. If you were on a sitcom, what would your catchphrase be?

"duh dun"

9. Tell me a joke?

It's a long one, an oldie but a goody-

Duck walks into a bar, says to the bartender, "got any gwapes?"

Bartender says, "No." Duck leaves

Next day the duck comes back asks, "got and gwapes?"

Bartender says, "No." Duck leaves

Duck comes back the next day and says, "got and gwapes?"

Bartender says, "No, and if you ask again I'll staple your feet to the floor.

Duck doesn't come back for a while.

Duck comes back and says, "Got any staples?"

Bartender says, "No." 

Duck asks, "Got any gwapes?"

It's from a winterfresh commercial a million years ago, and it's soo funny!

10. What is your go-to karaoke song?

You and I by Lady Gaga

11. If you started a band, what would you call your first album?

It would be something dumb and esoteric. That!

"Something Dumb and Esoteric."

12. How do you want to be remembered?

As someone who is kind. As kind as humanly possible. 

13. What did your 8-year-old self think you’d be doing at this stage of life?

Probably this. When I was 8 I was singing Rent in the car, I was Mimi and my brother was all the other parts. I was Mimi and the bag lady, when I was 8. 

14. Is there another profession you would pursue if you weren’t an actor?

Yeah, in another life I was supposed to teach college. I was supposed to be a PHD candidate. But I don't know if I would actually do that. I think I would like to learn about plants. Don't know if that mean a botanist, a horticulturalist, or a florist.

15. What’s the last text you sent and who was it to?

I don't know, can I look? I bet it's going to be something boring.

"Coffee!" to Kaleb Wells.

16. Name one odd thing that no one could ever guess about you?

I have a very short tongue. I'm tongue tied almost

17. What would your superpower be?

Flying, because flying is the coolest, but thats boring. I'd also love to be able to hear a language and be fluent in it.

18. Toilet paper roll: over or under?

Under. Cause then the dog can't get it. I grew up with a dog.

19. If you could give yourself a nickname, what would it be?

I would reclaim Four Eyes or like Specks. It's so old-timey, like a professor in a movie.

20. You can slip your 18 yr old self a note via Doc Brown’s Delorean, what do you tell yourself?

I would tell her, "Don't sweat it, don't get caught up in dumb shit, there's so much better stuff to get caught up in.

All images © 2018 by Kris Rogers Photography. 

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