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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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2022

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

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 Audiobook Display, Call number: PA 921 FELTON, TOM FEL

Felton, Tom

9 holds on 3 copies

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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

Haynes, Colton

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2022

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

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...

Format: text

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Drawn by Humanoids 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, 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

McCurdy, Jennette

15 holds on 13 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New 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.

Format: text

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...

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2021

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2010

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

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

Format: text

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

Rannells, Andrew

Summary: When Rannells left Nebraska for New York City in 1997, he saw the city as a chance to start over. To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams. Here he shares the drama of failed auditions and behind-the-curtain romances, the heartbreak of losing his father at the height of his struggle, and the exhilaration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RANNELLS, ANDREW RAN

Rickman, Alan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Harry Potter and Sense and Sensibility actor Alan Rickman builds upon his legacy as a world-class actor, a tireless political activist, an avid traveler, and more through his diaries--a twenty-five-year passion project in which Rickman invites readers backstage and into his life. Alan Rickman remains the one of the most beloved actors of all time across almost every genre in the American and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Sonny is invited to join the cast of a hit teen comedy show. She can't wait to become friends with her castmates, but not everyone is thrilled to share the spotlight, so Sonny must rely on her quick wit, talent, and good humor to get her through any challenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SON

Bhuiyan, Tashie

Summary: Determined to win the student film competition, Mina makes a deal with indie film star Emmitt Ramos, and as they spend time together and NYC starts to feel more like home than ever before, she wonders if winning is worth losing everything.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BHU

Brower, Kate Andersen

4 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "No celebrity rivals Elizabeth Taylor's glamour and guts or her level of fame. She was the last major star to come out of the old Hollywood studio system and she is a legend known for her beauty and her magnetic screen presence in a career that spanned most of the twentieth century and nearly sixty films. But her private life was even more compelling than her Oscar-winning on-screen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Llanas, Sheila Griffin

Summary: "Describes the life and career of Daniel Radcliffe"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB RADCLIFFE LLA

Nakamura, Yoshiki

Summary: "Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous! Kyoko won't suffer in silence--she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! ... Kyoko thought she'd be able to relax now that she's secured the role of Momiji, but various romantic misunderstandings are making her life more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

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Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y GRAPHIC TAK

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA B TAKEI

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