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Most popular Individual actors & performers books

The most popular Individual actors & performers books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
Ian McKellen: The Biography
The intimate and definitive biography of Ian McKellen, theatrical knight and a national treasure.
In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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"--
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
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
I Am C-3PO - The Inside Story: Foreword by J.J. Abrams
Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being
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.
Don't Stop Believin'
Bestselling autobiography from the much-loved star of Grease.
Nash: The Official Biography
John Wayne in the Movies 2020 Square Wall Calendar
Orson Welles Portfolio
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.
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.
Ian McKellen: The Biography
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.
Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield
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.
Total Recall
Schwarzenegger's TOTAL RECALL is a larger-than-life portrait of his illustrious, controversial and entertaining life in and out of the public eye.
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.
In Pieces
The intimate and inspiring memoir from Academy Award-winning actor Sally Field.
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.
Duke in His Domain
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.
Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
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 life. Zawe Ashton has been acting since she was six.
Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh
Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art
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.
Before Marilyn: The Blue Book Modelling Years
Paperback edition of one of the most important books on Marilyn Monroe ever written
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.
Sir Elton
The definitive biography of the much-loved star Elton John.
Actors' and Performers' Yearbook 2020: Essential Contacts for Stage, Screen and Radio
Defying Gravity: Jordan's Story
This book will be the first and only time that Jordan will tell her story in her own words.
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.
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.
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
Poirot and Me
As he films the final episode, actor David Suchet recalls his experience of playing Agatha Christie's world-famous detective, Hercule Poirot, for almost a quarter of a century.
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.
Vanished Years
A triumphant follow-up to the classic bestseller Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins - fascinating, witty and endlessly entertaining
Maddie Diaries: My Story
The autobiography of Maddie Ziegler, the break-out star of the hit TV series Dance Moms and Sia's acclaimed videos
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.
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.
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.
Let's Go!: Benjamin Orr and The Cars
Benjamin Orr was the co-founder, co-lead singer, and bassist for the platinum-selling rock band The Cars. This first biography of Orr draws together interviews with over 120 of his family members, friends, and music associates, as well as many never-before-seen photos, to reveal an intimate portrait of one of classic rock's greatest talents.
Connecting Dors: The Legacy of Diana Dors Written with the Collaboration of Jason Dors-Lake
Diana Dors is a legend and this book has been written in collaboration with her son Jason-Dors Lake.
Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions
Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes giving definitions of words, easily accessible information about key textual variants, lineation, metrical ambiguities and pronunciation, each edition has been developed to open the play's possibilities and meanings to actors and students. Designed to be used and to be useful, each edition has plenty of space for personal annotations and the well-spaced text is easy to read and to navigate.
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.
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.