A Fortunate Life: Behind-the-Scenes Stories from a Hollywood by Robert Vaughn PDF

By Robert Vaughn

ISBN-10: 0312371128

ISBN-13: 9780312371128

ISBN-10: 0312590431

ISBN-13: 9780312590437

A extraordinary and pleasant memoir of a lifestyles spent within the uppermost circles of performing, politics, and the world

Robert Vaughn used to be born an actor. His family members labored within the theater for generations, and he knew from the very commence that he could sign up for them. In his fifty-year profession, Vaughn has made his mark in roles on degree, in movie, and on tv internationally. In A lucky lifestyles, he describes a few of the distinct reports he is loved in his celebrated profession. A lucky existence reveals the main points of his early years in Hollywood, while he stumbled on himself showing as frequently within the gossip magazines as on monitor, and he recounts insider tales approximately such mythical figures as Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Charlton Heston, Oliver Reed, Jason Robards, Richard Harris, Yul Brynner, Elizabeth Taylor, and plenty of extra. Vaughn's paintings in The younger Philadelphians, The great Seven, Superman III, and many different movies received kudos from critics and friends alike. around the globe attractiveness got here whilst he starred within the damage hit sequence The guy from U.N.C.L.E., and he vividly describes the extreme adventure of turning into, rather without warning, one of many world's brightest stars.
Vaughn warmly remembers his romances with stars like Natalie wooden and his adventures with buddies like Steve McQueen and James Coburn, yet both very important used to be his involvement within the politics of the Sixties. the 1st actor to publicly converse out opposed to the conflict in Vietnam, he served as nationwide chairman of Dissenting Democrats, the most important antiwar association within the U.S. He gave 1000s of speeches denouncing the struggle, debated William F. Buckley on nationwide television, and helped convince his good friend Robert F. Kennedy to run for president in 1968---only to determine the race result in tragedy.
With a wealth of relocating, splendidly enjoyable and sometimes jaw-dropping tales from the worlds of appearing and politics, A lucky Life is a must-read for lovers of Robert Vaughn and someone who wishes a glimpse behind the curtain of vintage Hollywood.

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