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Fans of John Leguizamo's smash-hit one-man shows (Mambo Mouth, Spic-o-rama, Freak, and Sexaholix) have already gotten a glimpse into his life, but this book tells the whole story, carrying readers along on a wild journey from his childhood in Queens to his current home at the top of the Hollywood pyramid. An acclaimed director, producer, and play-wright, and one of the highest-paid Latin actors in the world, Leguizamo shares the stories behind his many roles—what inspired them and what transpired as he created them—while dishing on his personal relationships with his family, friends, and celebrity colleagues. Here is both an intimate self-portrait and a unique behind-the-scenes look at the magic and chaos of stardom, a keenly intelligent and insanely funny book that celebrates a remarkably talented artist's greatest achievement: growing up Latino in America and succeeding on his own terms.

About the Author

John Leguizamo was born in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1964. When he was four, his family immigrated to the United States. He has performed in film, on television, and on Broadway, earning an Obie, an Emmy, and a Tony, among other awards. He lives in New York with his family.

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ISBN:
9780060520724
Subtitle:
My Life
Author:
Leguizamo, John
Author:
by John Leguizamo
Publisher:
Harper Paperbacks
Subject:
General
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20071127
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 545 in 11.6 oz

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