Alias‘ Michael Vartan on Life, Love and His New Role
The star of HawthoRNe hearts his dog, will marry
Michael Vartan, the beloved actor who played Sidney Bristow’s longtime love interest, Michael Vaughn on Alias, is back in a new television show, TNT’s HawthoRNe. The heartthrob plays a doctor opposite Jada Pinkett Smith and the French-born bilingual actor filled us in on his new show and the true love of his life, his dog, Millie. At 40, he’s very single, so sexy and just a little shy.
Gossip Betty: Tell me about the new show – who are you to Jada’s character?
Michael Vartan: I’m loving being a part of a medical drama. I play Dr. Tom Wakefield. Jada is the executive producer and heart of the show – I’ve never worked with anyone as small as Jada before!
Jada is the director of nursing at a North Carolina hospital, her husband dies and we end up becoming close friends. I think nurses are our everyday heroes.
Gossip Betty: Know any good doctor talk?
MV: I need 30 cc’s…get me the thrombelizer. (Laughing)
Gossip Betty: Who’s the real lady in your life?
MV: My dog, Millie. She’s a 5 year old chocolate lab and I love her. She’s my therapy.
Gossip Betty: Tell me about one of your sexy arm tattoos?
MV: I have many tattoos but Millicent (Millie’s full name is on his forearm) is my favorite.
Gossip Betty: What are you afraid of?
MV: My biggest fear is probably flying. I don’t mind being in the air, but the other parts scare me.
Gossip Betty: What do you love to do when you are not working?
I love hockey – L.A. Kings and for baseball, it’s the New York Mets. I watch and play a lot of sports in my downtime.
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