Chris Pine on What He's Looking For in a Woman


With his star continuing to rise with roles like "Captain Kirk" in Star Trek Into Darkness, Chris Pine has become one of Hollywood's most desirable actors. As a single man, he divulges to Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show what he's looking for in a woman.

In his recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that will air Thursday, Ellen fulfills her talk-show duties by asking Pine about his marital status, which he confirmed to be single after dating model Dominique Piek for a few months.

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After Pine's divulgence is met with cheers from the women in the audience, Ellen asks Pine what he seeks in a future mate.

"Anything that any normal man would be looking for: Intelligence and beauty and sense of humor," Pine says.

Elaborating on why emphasizes mental aptitude, the 32-year-old actor says he finds it important for a woman to be able to carry a conversation.

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"You have to be able to carry a conversation. I think after the initial attraction dies down...there has to be the thing that engages you and that is intelligence and humor," he says.

Watch the sneak peek above to hear Pine talk about dating and also what his fans call themselves.

His full appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show will air Thursday. Check your local listings.