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Playing for real : actors on playing real people / edited by Tom Cantrell and Mary Luckhurst.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Description ix, 162 p. ; 21 cm.
Language English
Subject Acting.
Actors -- Interviews.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Acting.
Actors.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Interviews.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8945521
Other authors / contributors Cantrell, Tom, 1982-
Luckhurst, Mary.
ISBN 9780230230415 (hbk.)
0230230415 (hbk.)
9780230230422 (pbk.)
0230230423 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-162).
Summary "This is the first book to explore how actors play real people. How do you capture Hitler, Mugabe, or a serial killer? How do you portray living monarchs or political leaders? Is it possible to embody a genius like Mozart or Darwin? The book includes a multiple award-winning line-up, including Sir Ian McKellen on playing himself in Ricky Gervais's Extras"--

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