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Gregory Peck: A Biography

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Gregory Peck's acting career has spanned six decades, during which the ruggedly handsome actor has played everything from a jaunty reporter to an angry Western gunfighter, an honorable lawyer to an obsessed sea captain, a priest to a World War II bomber pilot. To every role, he has lent a depth and intelligence that have made him a permanent American icon. In "Gregory Peck ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published February 19th 2002 by Scribner Book Company (first published 2002)
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Apr 16, 2008 Rayna rated it it was ok
Loved it simply because I love Gregory Peck.
Jul 29, 2011 Lesley rated it really liked it
Shelves: autobiography
excellant book
Jaime Contreras
I read this one year ago and still can remember large sections of it. There are two reasons for this: First, Gary Fishgall is one of the four best biographers around and he has experience and talent to back it up; the second reason is that Gregory Peck was one of the most articulate and noble men to ever grace the screen. I was enthralled by his level of dignity and honesty about himself. he is one of my top five favorite actors of all-time. BTW, James Stewart, John Wayne, Charlton Heston and Pa ...more
Jun 04, 2016 Jessica rated it liked it
Gregory Peck was an incredible man. He was not flashy or egomaniacal like so many other actors. His calm supportive presence during pictures was lauded by nearly all who worked with him. He tried to do what he believed was right nearly always. His bio was not always glowing with praise, but he does come off as noble as he appears on screen.
Jan 13, 2013 Daniela rated it really liked it
I love Gregory Peck. Remember watching his movies as a child, and admiring how handsome he was and a great actor. I have the DVD of his Conversations with Gregory Peck, and there you see him as the person, with his loving family, and realize what a true Gentleman looks like.
The book is great. I recommend it.
Apr 03, 2014 Scott rated it really liked it
An easy read about a talented and charitable actor who conducted himself with dignity and integrity - Hollywood (and the rest of the world) could benefit from more people like him.
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Aug 11, 2011 Benedict Reid rated it it was ok
Good solid bio with a focus on the career rather than the man. However it lacked that spark which can make biographies great.
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Shelves: film
It was okay, it mainly focused on Peck's career. I'd only recommend it if you're a big Peck fan.
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