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Brian J. Robb is the New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling biographer of Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, and Brad Pitt. He has also written books on silent cinema, the films of Philip K. Dick, Wes Craven, and Laurel and Hardy, the Star Wars movies, Superheroes, Gangsters, and Walt Disney, as well as science fiction television series Doctor Who and Star Trek. His illustrated books include an Illustrated History of Steampunk and a guide to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth (Winner, Best Book, Tolkien Society Awards). He writes and edits the Chaplin: Film by Film centenary blog site and is co-editor of the Sci-Fi Bulletin website. He lives in Edinburgh.

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Johnny Depp: A Modern Rebel

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Heath Ledger: Hollywood's D...

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Steampunk: An Illustrated H...

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River Phoenix: A Short Life

3.72 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Timeless Adventures: How Do...

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A Brief Guide to Star Trek

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A Brief History of Superheroes

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A Brief Guide to Star Wars

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