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Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Torrance Coombs

The actor takes our Q&A.

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What's your wallpaper on your phone and/or computer?

Currently all are set to defaults. But sometimes they're my cats.

When you walk into a bar, what do you typically order?


What's the one word you are guilty of using too often?

Just. It’s a weak word.

What is the last thing you searched for on Google?

I wish it were "goat porn" or something interesting, but really it’s "California Vehicle Registration."

Who is the last person that called or texted you?

My parents.

What was the last awkward situation you were in and how did you handle it?

Someone called my name out and waved at me like an old friend. I stared at them for a minute trying to figure out where I knew them from. Finally figured out it was a fan being overly familiar, but I was sweating for a second there.

When is the last time you went to a theater?

In March, for The Grand Budapest Hotel.

What TV show should everyone be watching?

Nathan for You.

And what is your TV guilty pleasure?

HGTV is on all day.

What's the first CD you bought?

Weird Al Yankovic, The Food Album,

What is the one food you cannot resist?


What music are you currently listening to?

Arcade Fire, The Zolas, Disclosure.

What movie makes you laugh the most?

Get Him to the Greek.

What drives you absolutely crazy?

Lazy spelling and slow drivers.

Pick one: kittens or puppies?


New York or Los Angeles?

Los Angeles.

Comedy or drama?

All the best things have both.

Bacon or Nutella?

Bippity boppity BACON!

'80s or ‘90s?


Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire?

How did you guess my two all-time favorites? Close race goes to Lizzie.

And finally: Tell us a secret.

When I was little I called the glove compartment the “glove department.” Now the world knows my shameful secret.

Reign airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on The CW.