By Lisa Jakub
Making videos, touring the realm, and assembly fascinating humans used to be enjoyable for some time, yet Lisa ultimately discovered she was once residing a lifestyles in accordance with momentum and definitions of luck that weren't her personal. She battled critical nervousness and panic assaults whereas feeling like she used to be residing an individual else's dream. no longer eager to turn into a toddler actor stereotype, Lisa retired from appearing and left L.A. looking for a direction that felt extra genuine to her.
In this humorous and insightful ebook, Lisa chronicles the adventures of transforming into up within the movie and her tough choice to depart in the back of the single existence she had ever recognized, to envision her priorities, and write the script for her personal lifestyles. She explores the common query all of us ask ourselves: what do i would like to be while I develop up?
Read Online or Download You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up PDF
Similar biographies of actors & actresses books
From considered one of America's most famous movie students: a revelatory, perceptive, and hugely readable examine the best silent movie stars -- now not these few who're absolutely preferred and understood, like Chaplin, Keaton, Gish, and Garbo, yet those that were misperceived, unfairly pushed aside, or forgotten.
(Applause Books). most sensible identified for the hit musicals West aspect tale and Gypsy , Arthur Laurents begun his occupation writing socially minded performs comparable to domestic of the courageous and Time of the Cuckoo . He additionally garnered striking credit as a screenwriter ( the best way We have been ) and degree director ( los angeles Cage aux Folles ).
“Before getting my prognosis, I walked via lifestyles with out function, with out a cause to be. What occurred in my existence had to ensue, i wished to dwell it. i wished to go through those painful reports to be the lady that i'm at the present time, a greater model of myself. ”Adamari López, the across the world identified actress, had everything—a loving kin, an ideal boyfriend, and a number one function on a winning telanovela in Mexico—when 3 phrases replaced her existence eternally: you might have melanoma.
Margaret Lockwood (1916-1990) used to be Britain's number 1 field place of work big name throughout the struggle years. A three-time winner of the day-by-day Mail movie Award, her iconic motion pictures the girl Vanishes, the guy in gray and The depraved girl received her legions of enthusiasts and the nickname Queen of the display. With a profession spanning fifty years, Margaret reinvented herself from a movie superstar, to an Agatha Christie heroine at the West finish, to a tv icon within the Nineteen Seventies sequence, Justice.
- On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
- Andrei Tarkovsky: A Life on the Cross
- Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World
- Edith Craig and the Theatres of Art
- Rowdy: The Roddy Piper Story
Extra resources for You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up
You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up by Lisa Jakub