Did you know that the well-known Hollywood actor Harrison Ford used to work as a carpenter in Los Angeles to support his family?
Jack Nicholson was a messenger for MGM’s cartoon department before hitting stardom and that Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry was a swimming instructor in the United States Army.
A unique book on top 55 Hollywood celebrities, Hollywood Celebrities: Basic Things Youve Always Wanted to Know, Vol. 1 was recently released by author-caricaturist Sati Achath. This is a fascinating book because it consolidates the personal biographical details (such as age, education and family life) of these celebrities.
Achath was one of NBC’s 2008 America’s Got Talent quarter-finalists. He works currently as a Project Evaluation Specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C. Achath acquired four master’s degrees and speaks six languages.
A book of this nature on Hollywood celebrities has never been published in the U.S. or anywhere in the world,” says Achath.
Amazing caricatures of celebrities drawn by the author himself bring smiles to readers and make the book a treasure worth keeping on their coffee tables.
One of the most interesting parts of the book is the ‘Factoids’ section. Readers will find out that as a child, Angelina Jolie, wanted to become a funeral director and Brad Pitt’s first job was dancing in a chicken suit to draw in customers to a fast food restaurant on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood. Daniel Day-Lewis is a skilled carpenter and cobbler and Julianne Moore lived in about 25 locations around the world because her father was a soldier. Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas share the same birthday, 25 years apart, which is September 25.
The book contains biographical snapshots of the current crop of top 55 Hollywood celebrities. It book covers each one’s name at birth; nickname(s); date of birth; birth place; height; zodiac sign; education; family; awards; and interesting factoids. This book can be purchased atwww.authorhouse.com for $15.31. It is also available at http://www.Amazon.com, http://www.BarnesandNoble.com, and other stores for $23.88.
Sati Achath’s first book was Fun with Hand Shadows; Hollywood Celebrities is his second book. He is a cartoonist, caricaturist, author, hand shadow puppeteer, ventriloquist, and magician. His caricatures have been published in more than 25 U.S. national newspapers. He has been featured on “The Late Show” with David Letterman, CNN, ABC, CBS, and many other television channels in the U.S. and abroad.