Interesting Biographies of actors you have read and kept in your collection..?

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    Which actors of the Golden years or today have you read so far that you kept them for sometime in your shelf? Or name one you either recently brought and read so far...
     
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    Lu Lu in Hollywood... Louise Brooks
    An American Life...Burt Lancaster
    Audrey Her Real Story... Audrey Hepburn
    Knock Wood...Candice Bergen
    Some Of Me... Isabella Rossellini
    Close Up And Personal... Catherine Deneuve
    Me... Katherine Hepburn
    Life Is A Banquet... Rosiland Russell
    Dancing With Demons... Dusty Springfield
    Natalie Wood and Greta Garbo are currently out on loan.
     
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    Vivien Leigh,by Hugo Vickers.
     
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    well I am a big fan of Marilyn Monroe and just recently purchased the DVD - Marilyn Monroe - The Final Days... WOW you would never believe from her performance that she was under the biggest struggle of her life!
     
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    I am currently rereading Dark Lover, a boi of Rudolph Valentino, by Emily W Leider. Also on my bookshelf is the incomparable bio of Dietrich by her daughter, Maria Riva and Barry Paris' definitive bio of Louise Brooks. I also have a sensationalized bio of Judy Garland by David Shipman and a dry-as-unbuttered-toast book about George Cukor that I hold on to for no good reason, as I'll never reread them again.

    I know that it probably doesn't qualify, but I also still have my copy of Wonder Bread And Ecstasy: The Life And Death Of Joey Stefano by Charles Isherwood. It's fabulous dreck, like much of the subject's career.
     
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    Anymore?
     
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    Louise Brooks by Barry Paris
    Robert Mitchum: Baby, I don't Care by Lee Server
    Ava Gardner: Love is Nothing by Lee Server
    Clara Bow: Runnin Wild by David Stenn
    WC Fields A Biography by James Curtis
     
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    Not a big fan of celeb bios but I have read

    Liv Ullman "Changing"
    Vanessa Redgrave's bio

    Both worth reading.
     
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    Many of the above, also "Goldwyn" by Scott Berg
     
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    I don't actually own a copy but have read 'My Word Is My Bond' by Roger Moore.
     
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    "Who on Earth is Tom Baker?"
     
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