Romano will show off his dramatic side in HBO's "Vinyl," a look at the music business in the 1970s (premiering Feb. 14). The former sitcom star had no problem tapping into the show's subject matter.

Neal Justin

"I'm not the most current guy. I still listen to the '70s. I do like Coldplay. I like the substance of their songs, the lyrics, everything. But I'm old. I like a good ballad every now and then."