With her iconic wit on full display, Turner dazzles readers with her shrewd insights on the craft of acting and charming anecdotes from her own storied career. Touching on each of her roles, she expounds on the lessons she’s learned and describes her journey of discovery in the world of acting.
An epic and intense one-on-one master class in acting from the best teacher imaginable, Kathleen Turner on Acting is a must for acting and directing students of every age, established actors and directors, filmmakers, theater pros, and artists of every stripe.
SubtitleConversations about Film, Television, and Theater
AuthorBy Kathleen Turner, By Dustin Morrow
Published18 September 2018
FormatElectronic book text
About the author
Kathleen Turner, acclaimed stage and film actress, made her film debut in Body Heat in 1981, propelling her to stardom and becoming one of the defining roles of her career. She continued to garner commercial and critical success with performances in Romancing the Stone (1984), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Prizzi’s Honor (1985), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), and The Virgin Suicides (1999). Turner has also had a long and renowned career as a stage actress with starring roles in productions such as Indiscretions, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Graduate, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Year of Magical Thinking. She currently lives in New York City.
Dustin Morrow is an Emmy Award–winning filmmaker, author, programmer and educator with more than twenty years of professional film production experience and more than fifteen years’ experience teaching at the university level. He received his MFA from the Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of Iowa in 2003. He is currently a tenured associate professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, where he teaches courses in digital cinema production and film studies.