Description - The Redgraves by Donald Spoto
The dramatic, poignant and revealing family biography of fi ve generations of the Redgraves, one of the greatest acting dynasties of all time. In The Redgraves, bestselling biographer Donald Spoto draws on his close personal relationships with the family and includes his many interviews with them to weave a riveting account of this extraordinary clan. From the ancestry of the brilliant, troubled Sir Michael Redgrave who became as famous a stage actor and movie star as Lawrence Olivier or John Gielgud, to the fi ery and controversial careers of his children - Vanessa, Lynn and Corin - to the successes and tragedies of the most recent generation, Natasha and Joely Richardson, The Redgraves is the fascinating, moving epic biography of a family that defi ned and extended the possibilities for actors of stage, screen and television around the world.
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Author Biography - Donald Spoto
DONALD SPOTO is the author of twenty-six books, including bestselling biographies of Alfred Hitchcock, Tennessee Williams, Laurence Olivier, Marlene Dietrich, Ingrid Bergman, and Audrey Hepburn. He earned his Ph.D. degree from Fordham University. Spoto is married to the Danish school administrator Ole Flemming Larsen. They live in Denmark.