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.
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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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'.
Billie Whitelaw, Who He? by Billie Whitelaw
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