The complete, compelling, turbulent life of one of the greatest of all screen actors
James Curtis was born in Los Angeles and graduated from California State University at Fullerton. He is the author of numerous biographies, among them W.C. Fields; James Whale- A New World of Gods and Monsters and Between Flops, a biography of Preston Sturges. He lives with his wife in Brea, California.
The definitive account of a womaniser, drunk and brilliant actor,
and his decades-long affair with Katharine Hepburn * Sunday Times
Curtis's biography weaves a fascinating, not to say definitive portrait of an individual both naively simple and immensely complex. * Mail on Sunday *