Pierce Brosnan

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Citadel Press, Oct 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 230 pages
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Now in paperback--the only available biography of this sexy international superstar He has been called the "sexiest man alive, " and year after year, he tops People magazine's list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. He is the man that men want to be and women want to be with. And with his recent role as James Bond in this fall's blockbuster film, Die Another Day, Pierce Brosnan is hotter than ever. Yet beneath the elegant, handsome faade of Hollywood's most sought-after leading man lies a strong, determined, and resilient actor who has overcome adversity to become one of today's most successful movie actors. This absorbing biography explores the life and career of Pierce Brosnan--from his difficult childhood as an Irish outcast in England; to his struggle to establish a career, and his rise to fame as a television star on Remington Steele. Pierce Brosnan tells the intriguing story of the man who proved his worth as a great actor in Dante's Peak and The Thomas Crown Affair, and who would ultimately win the coveted role of James Bond in 1995. Author Peter Carrick also reveals the loving husband and the devoted father who supported his first wife Cassie through her tragic battle with ovarian cancer and chronicles his new-found happiness with his current love, Keely Shaye-Smith and their two children.
 

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Contents

Life in Swinging London
18
Life With Cassie
37
Desperate Days
56
BondSecond Time Around
77
Top Billing
97
Life Goes On
112
Not Just a Star
140
The Man Behind the Star
154
The Man With the Golden Touch
181
Bond Another Day
196
Chronology
213
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Peter Carrick, the author of over thirty books, specializes in the entertainment industry. His work includes biographies of Fred Astaire, Bob Hope, Barbra Streisand, Richard Gere, and Mel Gibson. He lives in Hertfordshire, England, and is married with two daughters.

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