Ron Marasco



Ron Marasco is a professor in the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His first book, Notes to an Actor, was named by the American Library Association an "Outstanding Book of 2008." For the past five years he has taught a very popular course on the subject of grief using film, theatre, literature and oral history as a way to study this often intimidating subject. He has acted extensively on TV―in everything from Lost to West Wing to Entourage -and appeared opposite screen legend Kirk Douglas in the movie Illusion, for which he also wrote the screenplay. He has a BA from Fordham at Lincoln Center and an MA and Ph. D. from UCLA. Brian Shuff is a writer from Mesa, Arizona, who now lives in Los ...more

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The Dog Who Was There

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About Grief: Insights, Setb...

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Notes to an Actor

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William Shakespeare: Illumi...

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“That’s when Barley learned what friendship was—the feeling that you have always known someone, even if you’ve never met them before, mixed in with the feeling that you want to keep on knowing them forever.”
Ron Marasco, The Dog Who Was There



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