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Absolute Beginner My Story by Patsy Kensit
  

Absolute Beginner My Story

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Learning the ropes as a child actress, Patsy Kensit has also been a model, singer and now actress. Unknown to her as a child, her father wasn’t the antique dealer she thought but a career criminal and associate of the Krays. She’s been married 4 times and enjoyed a varied film and tv career yet its only now she feels able to open up about her tumultuous life, she writes movingly and humour alleviates the dark times in this intriguing story of her life and times.

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Absolute Beginner My Story by Patsy Kensit

Patsy Kensit is one of our most-loved actresses, a child star who grew up in the public eye and has remained there ever since. Her life has been a roller-coaster mix of adventure, drama and heartache, and it is only now that she finally feels ready to share her journey so far in this long-awaited autobiography. In Absolute Beginner Patsy describes her extraordinary childhood, moving between the glamour of filming movies with Elizabeth Taylor and Mia Farrow and the tiny London council flat she shared with her parents and brother. Even as her career was taking off, she was living with the devastating knowledge of her beloved mother's incurable cancer and was forced to hide her father's criminal past. She also writes about the ups and downs of life as an actress in a career that has spanned four decades, from her roles in films like the iconic Absolute Beginners, Lethal Weapon 2, 21 and Oscar-nominated Angels and Insects to playing the uber bitch Sadie King in Emmerdale and, most recently, starring in Holby City. Vivid, intimate and touching, Absolute Beginner reveals the real Patsy - a warm and funny woman who is the ultimate survivor.

About the Author

Patsy Kensit is an actress, model and beauty columnist who started working at the age of four. Her amazing career has taken her from Hollywood movies to the world of pop, has seen her grace the front of Vogue and Vanity Fair and conquer British television with leading roles in Emmerdale and Holby City.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Patsy Kensit

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Paperback

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Biography / Autobiography
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9781447245520

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