In 1967, Tiger Beat Magazine asked the following questions to their featured matinee idols. In 2013, we posed them to DeVaugh Dior.
How would your mother describe you in one word? Compassionate
What is your favorite flower? Tiger lily
What is the most insane question you’ve ever been asked? This one.
What word in the English language do you wish you had invented? Vivacious
Where would you like to live? Many places – but places with interesting topography are my favorite.
What is the quote that comes to your mind? “Do something that scares you every day.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
What animal best describes the kind of man you’re interested in? An elephant – strong and compassionate. “The animal which surpasses all others in wit and mind.” – Aristotle
What do you miss about your childhood? Simplicity.
If you could change your name, what would you change it to? I’m content, no desire to change.
What is the main fault of your character? Perfectionist. I want to please everyone.
Who is your favorite historical figure? Gandhi or Maya Angelou
Describe how you kiss in one word. Passionately.
What in the world do you least desire? Ignorance and arrogance.
Finish this sentence: “Happiness is a thing called…” the here and now.
In every episode of “Inside the Actor’s Studio” James Lipton asks the following questions (originated by French interviewer Bernard Pivot) to the guest movie star. Now we ask DeVaughn Dior.
What turns you on? Candles. Cuddling. Silliness. Laughter. Expressing desire.
What turns you off? Dishonesty. Disloyalty. Arrogance.
What is your favorite word? Depends on my mood.
What sound or noise do you love? Laughter. Thunder.
What sound or noise do you hate? Car alarms.
What profession other than yours would you like to attempt? Something style or design related – landscape architect, interior designer, stylist….
What profession other than yours would you not want to attempt? Aircraft deicer.
What is your favorite swear word? Definitely fuck.