In this enchanting autobiography celebrated actor Gordon Pinsent revisits stellar highlights of his 60-year career and the high and low points along the way, including his work with fellow artists Judi Dench, Shirley Douglas, Olympia Dukakis, Norman Jewison, Christopher Plummer, Sarah Polley, Kevin Spacey, Donald Sutherland, and Julie Christie, among others. Throughout Pinsent offers his advice to young actors, writers, and directors on how to succeed in film and theatre. Engaging, entertaining, and light-hearted, Next is a must-read account of a fascinating life spent in show business.
About the Author
George Anthony, former entertainment editor and columnist for the "Toronto Sun," was one of the founding members of the "little paper that grew" after starting his career in journalism at the "Toronto Telegram," Currently consulting on special projects for CBC Television's Arts and Entertainment division, Anthony has played a key role in bringing Canadians such hit programs as "Made in Canada," "Royal Canadian Air Farce," and "This Hour Has 22 Minutes," as well as high-rated specials showcasing Kurt Browning, Celine Dion, Karen Kain, Anne Murray, and many more. Anthony also serves as the creative point person on "The Rick Mercer Report "and oversees arts programming for the network. A long-time friend and confidante, George Anthony shared more than three decades of champagne and martinis with Brian Linehan. Originally from Montreal, he lives in Toronto with his wife, Gail, and their three children.
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