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Individual actors & performers books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Individual actors & performers category. Presented with a red border are the Individual actors & performers books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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What Dreams Were Made Of Movie Stars of the 1940s by Sean Griffin What Dreams Were Made Of Movie Stars of the 1940s

Humphrey Bogart. Abbott and Costello. Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney. John Wayne. Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable. Images of these film icons conjure up a unique moment in cinema and history, one of optimism and concern, patriotism and cynicism. What...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing The Definitive Biography of a Comedy Legend by John Fisher Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing The Definitive Biography of a Comedy Legend

The first ever intimate portrait of Britain's best-loved, but little known, comedy entertainer. Fully authorised, and written by Cooper's friend and colleague John Fisher.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai by Mark Gallagher Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

In exploring the exceptionally varied career of Tony Leung, one of greater China's most acclaimed contemporary film stars, Mark Gallagher examines the dissemination and reception of Chinese cinema and popular culture and illuminates the nature of contemporary Hong Kong, Chinese,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/12/2017

Amitabh Bachchan by Sunny Singh Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan's transnational fame as one of cinema's biggest global stars is both unprecedented and unparalleled. His career spans five decades and stretches the boundaries of the very meaning of stardom. Actor, singer, politician, television host and national icon, he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Vivien Leigh Actress and Icon by Kate Dorney Vivien Leigh Actress and Icon

A collection of essays on the legendary actress that uses archival sources in the US and UK to re-examine her attitude to acting and the public perception of her work. -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Wayne And Ford by Nancy J. Schoenberger Wayne And Ford


Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond by Tom (The Spontaneity Shop, UK) Salinsky, Deborah (Stand-up Comedian, UK) Frances-White The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond
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The Improv Handbook is the most comprehensive, smart, helpful and inspiring guide to improv available today. Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes, it features a range of games, interviews, descriptions and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond by Tom (The Spontaneity Shop, UK) Salinsky, Deborah (Stand-up Comedian, UK) Frances-White The Improv Handbook The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond
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The Improv Handbook is the most comprehensive, smart, helpful and inspiring guide to improv available today. Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes, it features a range of games, interviews, descriptions and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

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Anna May Wong A Complete Guide to Her Film, Stage, Radio and Television Work by Anna May Wong A Complete Guide to Her Film, Stage, Radio and Television Work

A study of the career of the only Asian-American actress to have achieved stardom during Hollywood's Golden Age, this book provides a filmography including critical commentary as well as standard cast and technical credits, synopses, and newspaper and magazine reviews,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Liv Ullman Interviews by Robert Emmet Long Liv Ullman Interviews

Liv Ullmann (b. 1938) has played many roles over the course of her long life: actress, mother, activist, author, and director. Tracing her artistic evolution, Liv Ullmann: Interviews reveals how her acting and her personal life have shaped her filmmaking....
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Little Book of Audrey Hepburn in the Movies by Timothy Knight Little Book of Audrey Hepburn in the Movies


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2018

Quintessential Jack The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen by Scott Edwards Quintessential Jack The Art of Jack Nicholson on Screen

Drawing on years of research and dozens of interviews with his associates, this critical study of Jack Nicholson's oeuvre examines each of his film roles, as well as his screenwriting and directorial efforts. Personal insight is provided by Peter Fonda,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

The Two Lives of Justine Johnstone Follies Star and Research Scientist by Kathleen Vestuto The Two Lives of Justine Johnstone Follies Star and Research Scientist

As a Ziegfeld Follies girl and film actress, Justine Johnstone (1895-1982) was celebrated as the most beautiful woman in the world . Her career took an unexpected turn when she abruptly retired from acting at 31. For the remainder of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Close-Up Great Cinematic Performances Volume 1: America by Murray Pomerance Close-Up Great Cinematic Performances Volume 1: America

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history. This volume focuses on American cinema, including case studies of key performances from actors like Bette Davis, Irene Dunne, Whoopi Goldberg,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

The Films of Oliver Reed by Susan D. Cowie The Films of Oliver Reed

This illustrated filmography thoroughly documents the career of Olive Reed, from the obscure 1958 Sonja Henie vehicle Hello London to the 2000 Academy Award winner Gladiator. Following a concise capsule biography, it chronologically lists all 96 of Reed's films. Each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2018

Like Brothers by Like Brothers


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Last Man Standing Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy by James Curtis Last Man Standing Mort Sahl and the Birth of Modern Comedy

On December 22, 1953, Mort Sahl took the stage at San Francisco's hungry i and changed comedy forever. Before him, standup was about everything but hard news and politics. In his wake, a new generation of smart comics emerged. Here,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Actors Turned Directors On Eliciting the Best Performance from an Actor and Other Secrets of Successful Directing by Jon Stevens Actors Turned Directors On Eliciting the Best Performance from an Actor and Other Secrets of Successful Directing


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Betty White by Andrew E. Stoner Betty White


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

My Days Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross My Days Happy and Otherwise


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2018

Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom Witty quotes and wise words from a true icon by Hardie Grant Books Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom Witty quotes and wise words from a true icon

Pocket Elizabeth Taylor Wisdom has some of the best quotes from one of the most renowned actresses in classical Hollywood.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

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Mel Brooks FAQ All That's Left to Know About the Outrageous Genius of Comedy by Dale Sherman Mel Brooks FAQ All That's Left to Know About the Outrageous Genius of Comedy

Everything you ever needed to know about comedy genius Mel Brooks in one, compact, volume
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir by Terence Stamp Ocean Fell into the Drop: A Memoir

An entertaining and enlightening new memoir by legendary actor Terence Stamp, detailing his twin passions: acting and mysticism.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Hail to the Chin Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell, Craig Sanborn Hail to the Chin Further Confessions of a B Movie Actor
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Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Lucky Joe's Namesake The Extraordinary Life and Observations of Joe Wilson by Fred Bartenstein Lucky Joe's Namesake The Extraordinary Life and Observations of Joe Wilson

Joe Wilson (1938-2015), a native of rural East Tennessee, was a civil rights activist, self-educated scholar, founder/administrator of nationally important roots music enterprises, and was legendary for his colourful writing and opinions. Lucky Joe's Namesake brings us Wilson's life and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Oscar's Favorite Actors The Winningest Stars (and More Who Should Be) by Roger Leslie Oscar's Favorite Actors The Winningest Stars (and More Who Should Be)

Just as the Academy Awards have an impact upon stars and their careers, their achievements influence the Academy and contribute to the rich history of the Oscars. With detailed discussion of their performances and Awards night results, this book describes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

John Wayne A Giant Shadow by Carolyn McGivern John Wayne A Giant Shadow


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2017

Ryan Gosling by Nick Johnstone Ryan Gosling

With the enchanting chords of his piano and his effortless charisma and charm, Ryan Gosling has swept back onto our screens and confirmed himself as one of Hollywood s greats.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days At Work with the Comic Genius by Fred Goodwins, Dan Kamin Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days At Work with the Comic Genius
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This is a behind-the-scenes look at film comedian Charlie Chaplin by an actor in Chaplin's stock company. In 1916 Fred Goodwins wrote more than thirty-five articles for Red Letter magazine that provide fascinating insights about Chaplin at work and play-articles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon by Terence Pepper, Helen Trompeteler Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
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During her lifetime , the Belgian - born British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 93), star of such films as Roman Holiday , Sabrina , Funny Face , Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady , Charade and Two for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

Leading Lady by Sherry Lansing Leading Lady


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

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