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Wu, Constance

Summary: "Through raw and relatable essays, Constance shares private memories of childhood, young love and heartbreak, sexual assault and harassment, and how she "made it" in Hollywood. Her stories offer a behind-the-scenes look at being Asian American in the entertainment industry and the continuing evolution of her identity and influence in the public eye"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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Hicks, Faith Erin

Summary: It should have been a night of triumph for Alix's hockey team. But her mean teammate Lindsay decided to start up with her usual rude comments and today Alix, who usually tries to control her anger, let it finally run free. Alix lashes out and before she knows it, her coach is dragging her off Lindsay, and the invitation to the Canada National Women's U18 Team's summer camp is on the line. She...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: "From 1939 to 2021, actress Betty White was one of the most beloved performers in the entertainment industry. She starred in fan-favorite television shows like The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and also blockbuster movies like Toy Story 4 and The Proposal. Over her decades-long career, Betty White won Emmy awards, was named an honorary mayor of Hollywood, earned a star on the Walk...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WHI

Felton, Tom

Summary: Tom Felton's adolescence was anything but ordinary. His early rise to fame in beloved films like The Borrowers catapulted him into the limelight, but nothing could prepare him for what was to come after he landed the iconic role of the Draco Malfoy, the bleached blonde villain of the Harry Potter movies. For the next ten years, he was at the center of a huge pop culture phenomenon and yet, in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 FELTON, TOM FEL

Felton, Tom

Summary: From the magical moments on set as Draco Malfoy to the challenges of growing up in the spotlight, get a backstage pass into Tom Felton's life on and off the big screen. Tom Felton's adolescence was anything but ordinary. His early rise to fame in beloved films like The Borrowers catapulted him into the limelight, but nothing could prepare him for what was to come after he landed the iconic role...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FEL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FELTON, TOM FEL

Thompson, Kenan

Summary: "When I Was Your Age is a hilarious, heartwarming and surprising ode to growing up, getting older and wiser, and luck, life, and learning from the school of hard knocks, from SNL's longest-serving actor, Kenan Thompson"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMPSON, KENAN THO

Bogle, Donald

Summary: "From Turner Classic Movies and Donald Bogle, the award-winning author and leading authority on Black cinema history, this is a comprehensive and lavish biography of Hollywood's first African American movie goddess"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HORNE, LENA BOG

Haynes, Colton

Summary: "A brutally honest and moving memoir of lust, abuse, addiction, stardom, and redemption from Arrow and Teen Wolf actor Colton Haynes"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAYNES, COLTON HAY

Takei, George

Summary: "Star Trek actor, activist, and author George Takei shares his empowering and moving story about growing up in Japanese American incarceration camps during WWII"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2024

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Stewart, Patrick

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Summary: From his acclaimed stage triumphs to his legendary onscreen work in the Star Trek and X-Men franchises, Sir Patrick Stewart has captivated audiences around the world and across multiple generations with his indelible command of stage and screen. Now, he presents his long-awaited memoir, Making It So, a revealing portrait of an artist whose astonishing life, from his humble beginnings in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 921 STE

Summary: On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and eccentric home in Liverpool to see her through her last days. Though their affair had ended years before, it was to him that she turned in her final hour...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIL

Bernstein, Paula

Summary: "An unparalleled American icon, Betty White started show business in 1939 in radio and was a pioneer in the early days of TV. Over eight decades, she's appeared on countless sitcoms, game shows, and talk shows, including the iconic comedy hits The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls. Her accolades over the years include two Emmy nominations, a Grammy, and induction into the Television...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.45 BER

Shadmi, Koren

Summary: "Lugosi, the tragic life story of one of horror's most iconic film stars, tells of a young Hungarian activist forced to flee his homeland after the failed Communist revolution in 1919. Reinventing himself in the U.S., first on stage and then in movies, he landed the unforgettable role of Count Dracula in what would become a series of classic feature films. From that point forward, Lugosi's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Life Drawn by Humanoids 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUGOSI, BELA SHA

Tyson, Cicely

Summary: The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and six-decade career.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TYSON, CICELY TYS

Marin, Cheech

Summary: "A memoir by the counterculture legend discusses how he formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became a representative of the recreational drug movement, forged a successful solo career, and amassed a collection of renowned Chicano art,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARIN, CHEECH MAR

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Put your dress on. Women aren't allowed to act, so you'll have to play some female roles. When the plague strikes, get out of London! Try your luck as a traveling player and take the show on the road. Keep an eye out for cutpurses. These thieves thrive in busy places like the Globe. Study hard! If you mangle Shakespeare's lines, you'll be in trouble" --Cover, p. 4.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 792 MOR

Nesbet, Anne

Summary: It's 1914, and twelve-year old Darleen Darling has the most exciting job in the world - she gets to dangle from cliffs and stop moving trains and soar through the sky in runaway balloons! Yes, that's right: Darleen is a hero and a star - in the make-believe world of the movies. But Darleen's fictional adventures collide with reality when a fake kidnapping intended as a publicity stunt becomes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NES

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NES
1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J FIC NES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC NES

McCurdy, Jennette

5 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Jennette McCurdy was six years old when she had her first acting audition. Her mother's dream was for her only daughter to become a star, and Jennette would do anything to make her mother happy. So she went along with what Mom called "calorie restriction," eating little and weighing herself five times a day. She endured extensive at-home makeovers while Mom chided, "Your eyelashes are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4502 MCC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCC

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie the pig has a part in a movie with with Tilda Swinetune, the champion swim racer and movie star, but she is upset when she realizes she is just a stunt double--however a small change in the script makes her able to do that and also fulfill her dream with a part of her own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE QUA

Smith, Will

Summary: "Will Smith's transformation from a West Philadelphia kid to one of the biggest rap stars of his era, and then one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history, is an epic tale, but it's only half the story. Will Smith thought he had won at life: not only was his own success unparalleled, his whole family was at the pinnacle of the entertainment world. Only they didn't see it that way: they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SMI

Trejo, Danny

Summary: Raised in an abusive home, Trejo struggled with heroin addiction and did stints in some of the country's most notorious state prisons. Here he takes us through the ups and downs of his life. He reveals how he managed the horrors of prison, rebuilt himself after finding sobriety and spirituality in solitary confinement, and draws inspiration from the adrenaline-fueled robbing heists of his past...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TREJO, DANNY TRE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B TREJO TRE

Union, Gabrielle

Summary: "We're Going to Need More Wine... plus a few shots-acclaimed activist, actress, and New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Union is back with an even more intimate, revealing, and powerful collection of essays"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 UNION, GABRIELLE UNI

Summary: From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams. Fictionalising his childhood's ascent to stardom, and subsequent adult crash-landing into rehab and recovery, Har'el casts Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HON

Brown, Box

Summary: "Child star Owen Eugene had it all: a hit sitcom on prime time, a Saturday morning cartoon, and a memoir on the bestseller list. The secret to his success was his talent for improvisation . . . and his small size. On screen he made the whole world laugh, but behind the scenes his life was falling apart. Hollywood ate him alive."--Amazon.com

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 BRO

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