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Billie Whitelaw, Who He? By Billie Whitelaw

Billie Whitelaw, Who He?
by Billie Whitelaw

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This autobiography tells the story of an uneducated girl from wartime Coventry, who, without ever really wanting to become an actress, became one of Laurence Olivier's leading ladies and the muse of Samuel Beckett.
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Billie Whitelaw, Who He? Summary


Billie Whitelaw, Who He? by Billie Whitelaw

This autobiography tells the story of an uneducated girl from wartime Coventry, who, without ever really wanting to become an actress, became one of Laurence Olivier's leading ladies and the muse of Samuel Beckett. She tells of an unlikely journey, working as a child actress, early fame as the first of Britain's TV kitchen sink heroines and ultimately triumphing in New York. She writes about her mentors and colleagues, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Albert Finney, Marcello Mastroianni and Joan Littlewood. She describes early backstage romances, a difficult first marriage and five decades as an actress.

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About Billie Whitelaw


Billie Whitelaw lives in Suffolk with her husband, Robert Muller, who is a journalist and author. Her most recent performances were as the Krays mother in the film about them and as a leading character in the series 'Firm Friends'.

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GOR001958401
Billie Whitelaw, Who He? by Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1996-05-16
283
0340617373
9780340617373
N/A
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