biographies & memoirs

Balancing Act: The Authorized Biography Of Angela Lansbury

Posted: 21/12/2012

Angela Lansbury is a much beloved star, familiar to millions of viewers from her role as Jessica Fletcher on "Murder, She Wrote", which airs every day in syndication. Lansbury's talent is legendary. So is her astonishing body of work. But the greatest role Angela Lansbury has ever played is that ...

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Marlene Dietrich

Posted: 21/12/2012

"Gossipy...Elabroately detailed...Greatly entertaining...Riva leaves no sequin unturned."THE NEW YORK TIMESMarlene Deitrich was considered one of the most glamorous stars of her day. A determined perfectionist with an incredible ego, her beauty, her style, her sense of the outrageous, m...

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Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando

Posted: 21/12/2012

For everything we know about Brando as a man as well as an actor and artist, he remains a fascination. What are we to make of someone whose life, both personal and professional, hit such dazzling highs and such abysmal lows? Stefan Kanfer answers this question, in the process giving us the final ...

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Seth Green: An Unauthorized Biography

Posted: 21/12/2012

With dozens of movie and TV roles to his credit-including Dr. Evil's son in both Austin Powers movies, a werewolf/musician on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and parts in such box-office hits as Can't Hardly Wait, Idle Hands, and Enemy of the State-red-haired, wisecracking Seth Green is one of young Ho...

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Sean Connery

Posted: 21/12/2012

Sean Connery is reputedly argumentative and tight-fisted; he is also fiercely patriotic (he sports a "Scotland Forever" tattoo), a consummate professional and, now in his 70s, still dashing, charismatic and regarded by some as the world's sexist man. Born into a poor Edinburgh family, Sean Conner...

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Robert Downey Jr: The Fall and Rise of the Comeback Kid

Posted: 21/12/2012

The first detailed and authoritative account of the life, career, stardom, and controversy of one of Hollywood’s most popular and gifted actors

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People: Paul Newman (People Tribute: The Life of a Movie Legend)

Posted: 21/12/2012

A People Tribute to Paul Newman 1025-2008.

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Nicole Kidman

Posted: 21/12/2012

From the brilliant film historian and critic David Thomson, a book that reinvents the star biography in a singularly illuminating portrait of Nicole Kidman—and what it means to be a top actress today. At once life story, love letter, and critical analysis, this is not merely a book about wh...

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Mel Gibson: Man on a Mission

Posted: 21/12/2012

From cult stardom in the Mad Max movies, through the enormous box-office success of the Lethal Weapon films, to Braveheart, which earned him Oscars for Best Director and Best Film, Mel Gibson has firmly secured his place as a major Hollywood player. His most recent directorial project, The Passio...

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Marlene Dietrich, My Friend

Posted: 21/12/2012

"I always feel at ease when I am talking to you, David, that is because you are one of the few men in the world who has tried to understand me. I admire your fearlessness, the way you say things honestly, without pulling any punches". So begins the only biography of Marlene Dietrich to have been ...

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