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The Truth Is Bad Enough: What Became of the Happy Hustler?
Covers the trajectory of Michael Kearns' professional career -- from his happy hustler persona in the mid-Seventies to his internationally acclaimed theater work during the next three decades -- to his roles as AIDS activist and father.
Paperback, 294 pages
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Well-written autobiography of one of the first openly gay actors in Hollywood, Michael Kearns. However, I have to admit I've never heard of him. I've only seen two of the movies he's been in, "Body Double" and "And The Band Played On", but I don't remember seeing him in those. He's been in several other movies and TV shows, but honestly I've never heard of the guy. I've even looked him up on the net to see if I recognized any of his photos, but no, nothing clicks. In his book, he makes himself ...more