Fallen Stars: Tragic Lives and Lost Careers
Fallen Stars probes the underside of fame to reveal a host of glittering careers stunted by ill-health, alcoholism, drug addiction and egomania. Twenty-one tales of stardom turned sour, these are the tragic final years of some of the world's best-loved actors and comedians, a latter-day Hollywood Babylon that includes Benny Hill, Diana Dors, Peter Sellers, Carry On legends and many others.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Fame and Misfortune
acting actor actress affair alcohol appeared audience Baker Barry Evans became began behaviour Benny Hill Britain British film Carry Charlotte Coleman chat show cinema Coleman comedian comedy comic couple David death decline despite Diana Dors director drinking drunk Dudley Moore early eighties episodes film career film star filmography final friends Girl Hancock Hawtrey heart Hendry high profile Hill's Hollywood hospital Jill Bennett John Kirkland Lake later live London looked Lynne Frederick Marmalade Atkins marriage married Mary Millington Mary Ure Michael months never Nevertheless night offered Oliver Reed Osborne performance Peter Cook Peter Sellers Pink Panther Pinter play police porn professional Rachel Roberts Reed's returned Rex Harrison Richard Beckinsale role scenes screen seemed seventies Shaw sitcom sixties stage stardom success suicide Sullivan tabloid talent television Terry-Thomas theatre thriller Tony turned uncredited Vivien Merchant wife