North of Hollywood: A Memoir

North of Hollywood: A Memoir

by Rick Lenz

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Overview

WHAT'S IT LIKE TO ACT ALONGSIDE HOLLYWOOD GREATS LIKE GOLDIE HAWN AND WALTER MATTHAU?

Rick Lenz dishes the details in his new insider memoir North of Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 2012 - An intimate, sometimes hilarious, sometimes touching and always honest account of making a living and living life next to Hollywood legends, Rick Lenz finds meaning in the experiences he's had as a successful actor through his new memoir North of Hollywood.

The book is full of anecdotes such as tough guy Al Pacino giving Lenz a gift of sorts, funny lady Lucille Ball being less than humorous with him in a dressing room and recounting his first meeting with Gwyneth Paltrow.

"North of Hollywood concentrates on the part of an actor's story that happens after a person has reached the goal of becoming a working actor—the point when the actor asks himself: How do I keep this from slipping away?" Lenz said.
"Even if as an actor you - unwittingly or not - sought the spotlight, how do you cope with the unnaturalness of it? How do you avoid the convoluted ego-involvement that severely limits so many show business lives?"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984844210
Publisher: Bublish, Inc.
Publication date: 10/05/2018
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rick Lenz has been a working actor almost all his adult life. He is as at home on the stage as he is in front of the camera. His acting ranges from the serious to the comedic, and he has been featured in both starring and supporting roles on TV and in film. In addition to acting opposite many of the entertainment industry's biggest stars over the years, he is a playwright and artist. Rick lives in North Hollywood with his wife, and his favorite roles are husband, father and, recently, grandfather.

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