Picks and Pans Review: Justin Long on Being the Class Clown

updated 08/28/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/28/2006 AT 01:00 AM EDT

AGE: 28

WHERE YOU'VE SEEN HIM LATELY: He's the laid-back Mac in Apple ads, Jennifer Aniston's quirky coworker in The Break-Up and a performer on Vince Vaughn's comedy tour.

ON HIS SCHOOL DAYS: "I'd make up names of scientists to impress my chemistry teacher. This beautiful girl would turn around and smile. One day I dropped 'Dr. Emmett Brown' and the teacher goes, 'I've seen Back to the Future too. I'm on to you.' The girl shook her head, like, 'It's over.' It crushed me. Now she's probably married to, like, some critic who hates my movies."

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