So I do have those indicators.” I’m sitting face-to-face with Theroux in central London.
He’s in town to promote his three-part series on Los Angeles, in which he meets people living on the edge, either of life or society. Son of the writer Paul Theroux, brother of novelist Marcel, cousin to American actor and screenwriter Justin, Louis grew up in London, went to a top private school and then to Oxford. that’s quite real.” He is not, he admits, completely relaxed talking to me.
He has stubble, which he keeps neat with a beard-trimmer, and is living in LA, with a tan to match. “If nerd was a diagnosis in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual [of Mental Disorders] you would check off…” He mentally starts counting.The character was often scripted to reflect Green's own interests.As the series progressed, the character began to experiment with hip hop music and DJing, as did Green himself.In the 1990s, he was a guest star on Growing Pains, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Melrose Place, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, Fantastic Four, MADtv, Biker Mice from Mars, Malibu Shores, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac.Green appeared briefly in the multiple award-winning Showtime drama series Resurrection Blvd.