"I felt weird the first time my mother ever saw me step out of a limousine," confessed the actor, who grew up in the small community of Fredericktown, Ohio. "I felt a little guilty, maybe. I felt a little strange."
Perry, who was just 25 at the time of the interview, revealed that he always dreamed of stardom, but opportunities didn't exist at home. So, after graduating high school, he packed up and headed to Hollywood, making ends meet by shoveling asphalt on a road crew in Los Angeles.