Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist (Paperback)

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By Mike Farrell, Martin Sheen (Foreword by)
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"Mike Farrell made an uncompromising commitment to his fiercest passion--a love of global fairness, collaboration, and civility. This is a fascinating account of that journey."--Governor Mario Cuomo
With a new introduction by Martin Sheen, Mike Farrell offers inspirational and often humorous reflections on his path to fame and progressive activism in his memoir, which became a "Los Angeles Times" bestseller and drew tremendous national media attention.
Best known for his eight years on "M*A*S*H" and five seasons on "Providence," Mike Farrell is also a writer, director, and producer. He has served on human rights and peace delegations to countries around the world. As president of Death Penalty Focus, he speaks, writes, and coordinates eff orts to stop executions.

About the Author

Mike Farrell grew up in eastern Los Angeles. After a stint in the Marine Corps, he embarked on a career as an actor, eventually securing roles as the affable and eminently moral B. J. Hunnicut in the popular television series M*A*S*H and later Providence, as well as working as a writer, director and producer.

Martin Sheenwas born (and still is) Ramon Antonio Gerardo Estevez. Sheen is perhaps best known for his unforgettable performances in "Badlands", "Apocalypse Now", " Wall Street", and as President Josiah Bartlet on television s "The West Wing". A longtime activist for social justice and human rights, he resides in Malibu, California, with Janet, his wife of fifty years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781933354484
ISBN-10: 1933354488
Publisher: Rdv Books
Publication Date: May 2008
Pages: 378
Language: English