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The most popular Individual actors & performers books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Tall Tales and Wee Stories: The Best of Billy Connolly
Outrageously funny story-telling from the nation's favourite comedian. Tall Tales and Wee Stories brings together the 'Best of Billy Connolly'. 'One of stand-up's great naturals. No one told a story better.' Guardian
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Robin
From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.
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Ian McKellen: The Biography
The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure.
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In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me
"Charlamagne Tha God, New York Times bestselling author of Black Privilege and cohost of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxiety to reach that elusive next level of success"--
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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever
The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood
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I Am C-3PO - The Inside Story: Foreword by J.J. Abrams
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Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being
**THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR ANY COMEDY FAN**Straight Outta Crawley is the hilarious and irreverent autobiography from comedian Romesh Ranganathan.
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John Wayne in the Movies 2020 Square Wall Calendar
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Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
The second volume of beloved actress Julie Andrews' memoirs: Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and her enduring career in Hollywood.
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My Name Is Prince
An intimately photographed and elegantly designed tribute to the artist known as Prince from the celebrated photographer who collaborated with him for a quarter of a century, documenting the career of one of the world's greatest superstars.
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Don't Stop Believin'
Bestselling autobiography from the much-loved star of Grease.
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Nash: The Official Biography
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Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando
An award-winning film biographer presents a deeply textured, ambitious, and definitive portrait of the greatest movie actor of the 20th century, the elusive Marlon Brando, bringing his extraordinarily complex life into view as never before.
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My Judy Garland Life
An irresistible mixture of memoir, biography, cultural analysis, experiment and hero-worship about one person's enduring obsession. Anniversary Edition with new preface published to coincide with the new film, Judy, starring Rene Zellweger.
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Orson Welles Portfolio
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Behind the Lens: My Life
The long-awaited autobiography of much-loved actor David Suchet.
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Ian McKellen: The Biography
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But Enough About Me
In But Enough About Me, legendary film actor and Hollywood superstar Burt Reynolds recalls the people who shaped his life and career, for better or for worse. From Robert Altman, Cary Grant, Clint Eastwood and Robert Mitchum to Bette Davis, Marlon Brando, Woody Allen and Kirsty Alley, Burt pays homage to those he loves and respected, acknowledges those who've stayed loyal, and calls out the assholes he can't forgive.Recalling his life and career spanning over 50 glorious years, the legendary actor gives special attention to the two great loves of his life, Dinah Shore and Sally Field, his son, Quinton, as well as to the countless people who got in his way on his journey to Hollywood domination. With chapters on his early childhood, how he discovered acting, played poker with Frank Sinatra, received directing advice from Orson Welles, his golden years in Hollywood, his comeback in the late 1990s, and how his life and art led him to found the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre, But Enough About Me is a gripping and eye-opening story of one of cinema's true greats.
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Defying Gravity: Jordan's Story
This book will be the first and only time that Jordan will tell her story in her own words.
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Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield
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Voice of Rebellion: How Mozhdah Jamalzadah Brought Hope to Afghanistan
The first-ever biography of "The Oprah of Afghanistan": refugee, pop singer, and champion of women's rights who continues to fight for change.
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More Than Just A Good Life: The Authorised Biography of Richard Briers
The authorised biography of Richard Briers, best known for his role as Tom Good from BBC sitcom The Good Life.
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Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown
In this collection of true stories from his stellar career, Roger lifts the lid on the movie business. It features outrageous tales from his own life as well as those told to him by a host of stars. Wonderfully entertaining and laugh-out-loud funny, this selection of tales from the world of the movies is vintage Moore at his very best.
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Character Breakdown
'A smart, funny and well-written take-down of modern showbiz' ELIZABETH DAYCult heroine Zawe Ashton brings us a unique look at life, work and the absurdities of contemporary lifeZawe Ashton has been acting since she was six.
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In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
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My Life in Pieces: An Alternative Biography
An alternative autobiography of the well-loved actor and man of the theatre, winner of the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography.
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Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh
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Nick Cave: Mercy on Me
An enthralling portrait of an intense, uncompromising, and hypnotic artist
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All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREThe definitive biography of the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood's Golden Age. Devastatingly handsome, broad-shouldered and clean-cut, Rock Hudson was the ultimate movie star.
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Bruce Lee: A Life
The first authoritative biography of film star Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between eastern and western cultures, and smashed long-held stereotypes of Asians and Asian-Americans.
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Before Marilyn: The Blue Book Modelling Years
Paperback edition of one of the most important books on Marilyn Monroe ever written
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Sir Elton
The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John.
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Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020: Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio
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Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops
Through roles in cherished films such as Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Aladdin and Hook, Robin Williams became the genial face of family comedy. Emily Herbert's sensitive and thoughtful biography celebrates his genius and attempts to understand what drove such a gifted man to so tragic an end.
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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess
The first in-depth biography of Meghan Markle, the American actress and humanitarian campaigner who will marry Prince Harry in May 2018, written by the world's best-known royal biographer.
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Always Audrey: Six Iconic Photographers. One Legendary Star.
Rare and previously unseen photos of Audrey Hepburn, both on and off screen.
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Emma Watson - the Biography
Now, as the most successful film franchise of all time comes to an end, author David Nolan takes an in-depth look at Emma's fascinating life and asks what's next for the GBP20 million a year actress...a young woman who admits she's not even sure she wants to act anymore.
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I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson
12 million YouTube subscribers have been waiting for Shane Dawson's memoir featuring twenty original essays-uncensored yet surprisingly sweet.
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Double Act: A History of British Comedy Duos
The first book to tell the story of the Great British comedy double act - from Morecambe and Wise to Mitchell and Webb
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: A True Story
The touching story of the last days of a Hollywood star, soon to be a major motion picture.
43
For Your Consideration: Dwayne The Rock Johnson
An illustrated collection of humorous essays and fun extras celebrating the high and low of Dwayne The Rock Johnson, from the wrestling mat to the silver screen.
44
Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly: An Autobiography
The autobiography of the world famous Anupam Kher, who has starred in over 530 films from Bollywood to Hollywood, including Bride and Prejudice, Silver Linings Playbook, Hotel Mumbai and The Big Sick. In this book, he shares his journey from a small town in India to the silver screen, peppered with incredible and often humorous life lessons.
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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.
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May I Have Your Attention Please?
the story of my life. But I always dreamt of it, hoped for it, longed for it: throughout school when I was disruptive, in my teens when I tried to form my own boy band and through hundreds of auditions for parts which were met with constant rejection. The story of how I found myself here, talking to you.
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More Than Just A Good Life: The Authorised Biography of Richard Briers
The authorised biography of Richard Briers, best known for his role as Tom Good from BBC sitcom The Good Life.
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From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
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Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep
A captivating and inspiring portrait of legendary actress Meryl Streep and her work, Queen Meryl explores the fearless icon's trailblazing roles in film, her feminist activism and the indelible mark she's left on pop culture.
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Being An Actor
Callow discusses his occasionally ambivalent yet always passionate feelings about both film and theatre, conflicting sentiments partially resolved by his acclaimed return to the stage with his solo performances in The Importance of Being Oscar and The Mystery of Charles Dickens, seen in the West End and on Broadway in 2002.