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Dench, Judi

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Taking a curtain call with a live snake in her wig ... Cavorting naked through the Warwickshire countryside painted green ... Acting opposite a child with a pumpkin on his head ... These are just a few of the things Dame Judi Dench has done in the name of Shakespeare. For the very first time, Judi opens up about every Shakespearean role she has played throughout her seven-decade career, from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Biography takes an inside look at the lives of the three stars (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint) who play Harry Potter and his two best friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Television Networks 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HAR

Rickman, Alan

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 RICKMAN, ALAN RIC

Brower, Kate Andersen

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 Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TAYLOR, ELIZABETH BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B TAYLOR BRO

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

Mirren, Helen.

Summary: An illustrated account of the life and career of the esteemed actress traces her Russian ancestry and early life through her numerous achievements in a variety of performance venues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIRREN, HELEN MIR

Kawa, Katie

Summary: "Meghan Markle is using the power of the British monarchy for good, and readers discover exactly how she's making a difference in the lives of many people through this inspiring look at her life before and after marrying Prince Harry. Through detailed main text and age-appropriate quotes, readers are shown how Meghan Markle went from being an actress with a passion for activism to a member of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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

Lynch, Evanna

Summary: The actress, who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, shares how she confronted all the complexities and contradictions within herself; reveals how she began to conquer her self-hate and eating disorder; and explores the choices that led her down the path of creativity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LYNCH, EVANNA LYN

Idle, Eric

Summary: Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in a memoir that takes us on a journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater, and film. With anecdotes sprinkled throughout involving close friends and luminaries, he captures a time of tremendous creative output with equal parts hilarity and heart. The year 2019 marks the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IDLE, ERIC IDL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B IDLE IDL

Andrews, Julie

Summary: In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir Home, the enchanting Julie Andrews picks up her story with her arrival in Hollywood, sharing the career highlights, personal experiences, and reflections behind her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, Victor/Victoria and many others. Not only does she detail her work in now-classic...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ANDREWS, JULIE AND

Driver, Minnie

Summary: "A charming, poignant, unfiltered, laugh-out-loud memoir in essays from beloved actor and natural-born storyteller Minnie Driver, chronicling the way life works out even when it doesn't"--

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DRIVER, MINNIE DRI

Fort, Adrian.

Summary: A portrait of the social activist and first female member of Parliament elected to the House of Commons includes coverage of her American ancestry, her determination to use her influence to introduce American ideas into British politics and her relationships with such figures as Winston Churchill, FDR and J. M. Barrie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin'S Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ASTOR, NANCY FOR

Galloway, Stephen

Summary: "In 1934, a friend brought fledgling actress Vivien Leigh to see Theatre Royal, where she would first lay eyes on Laurence Olivier in his brilliant performance as Anthony Cavendish. That night, she confided, he was the man she was going to marry. There was just one problem: she was already married-and so was he. TRULY, MADLY is the biography of a marriage, a love affair that still captivates...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OLIVIER GAL

Gottlieb, Robert

Summary: "Award-winning master critic Robert Gottlieb takes a singular and multifaceted look at the life of silver screen legend Greta Garbo, and the culture that worshiped her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GARBO, GRETA GOT

Andrews, Julie

Summary: "With this second memoir, Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, Andrews picks up the story with her arrival in Hollywood and her phenomenal rise to fame in her earliest films--Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music. Andrews describes her years in the film industry -- from the incredible highs to the challenging lows. Not only does she discuss her work in now-classic films and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDREWS, JULIE AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ANDREWS HAM

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Bio Andrews

Andrews, Julie.

Summary: A personal account of the iconic actress's pre-fame life traces the time between her birth in 1935 and her discovery by Walt Disney during her 1962 Broadway performance in "Camelot."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.402 AND

Idle, Eric

Summary: From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B IDL

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Blackwood, Gary L.

Summary: The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquiresa new identity, and finds a new purpose in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blackwood, Gary L.

Summary: A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC BLA

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

Blackwood, Gary L.

Summary: In plague-ridden 1602 England, a fifteen-year-old orphan boy, who has become an apprentice actor, goes on the road with Shakespeare's troupe, and finds out more about his parents along the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Windeler, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Publ. 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDREWS, JULIE WIN

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