A Life of Make Believe is actor/director John Mahon’s autobiographical account of his climb to success which he accomplished without the use of an arm. An incredibly personal revealing memoir it chronicles his struggles after he contracted and overcame polio as a youngster and showcases the successes that resulted from his unyielding determination to realize his dreams.
For all his sacrifice, hard work, and persistence, Mahon was greatly rewarded. His resolve carried him to roles on stage, television and film as well as the director’s chair. His credits include stage work with acting icons Al Pacino and Broderick Crawford, a best director award from the Council of Stock Theater Producers and supporting roles in the blockbuster movies The Exorcist, L.A. Confidential, Armageddon, American President, and the hit television series The Rockford Files.
A Life of Make Believe is a must-read sure to touch your heart and help anyone who has ever dared to dream a dream that seemed impossible.
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About the Author
John Mahon was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He graduated From The University of Scranton and worked for a large corporation in NYC before leaving to drive a truck while studying acting. Worked in Stock, Toured, OFF-OFF Broadway, Off Broadway and Broadway. Also drove a hack, bused tables, worked with drug addicts, did office temp in every other building in Manhattan. John joined Actors’ Equity in 1963, then SAG and AFTRA. Won Best Director Award in 1974 for a production of Jason Miller’s, That Championship Season that he directed four times with Academy Award winner Broderick Crawford playing the coach. TV and Film resume found on IMDB.com. For snippets of acting credentials in Armageddon, L.A. Confidential, The X-Files, and Angel, you can visit: https://vimeo.com/67240081