Birthplace and date: New York City; Nov. 21, 1939.
Marital status: Married to Babette A. Wise.
Children: Corey, 31.
College: Georgetown; Georgetown law school.
Celebrity I most resemble: Humphrey Bogart.
My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Perseverance.
I'd love to trade places for a day with: Frank Robinson, Washington Nationals manager.
Best movie I've ever seen: "Casablanca."
Best book I've ever read: "The Last Lion," a biography of Winston Churchill by William Manchester.
Restaurant in my district where my constituents would most likely run into me: Tastee Diner, Bethesda.
My favorite restaurant outside my district: Frankie & Johnnie's, a New York steakhouse and former speak-easy.
Birthday cake: Whipped cream.
Car I drive: Chevy Cobalt.
Best car I've ever had: Chevy Cobalt.
Politician I most admire: Tom Davis [Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.)].
Favorite president: Abraham Lincoln.
Person in history I would most want to meet: Abraham Lincoln.
Most important influence in my life: My wife, Babette.
Favorite place to vacation: Turks and Caicos Islands.
Most interesting place I ever visited: Normandy, France.
Pet peeve: People who don't do what they're supposed to do.
Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: That I can levitate.
Impression people have of Montgomery County that I would most like to change: That people here are weird.