Did you know many of the people you see on stage and screen are also authors? I don’t mean that they wrote biographies or participated in vanity projects, but rather they are novelists or wrote a book about interests other than themselves.
This afternoon, Books & Chardonnay takes a look at some celebrity authors. Some may even surprise you!
1. Rick Springfield
Rick Springfield is the author of the 2014 novel Magnificent Vibration: A Novel.
2. Ethan Hawke
4. Jason Segel
The “How I Met Your Mother star” is co-authoring a trilogy geared towards helping children face their fears.
5. Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson is the co-author of the 2008 novel A Tale Out of Luck.
6. Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando‘s pirate novel was published two years after his death.
7. John Travolta
John Travolta authored his first book “Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable For All Ages ” in 1997.
Revenge is the title of Sharon Osbourne’s 2011 novel.
9. Carrie Fisher
10. Chuck Norris
It should surprise no one that Chuck Norris has co-authored a couple of Westerns..
11. Ally Sheedy
12 Gene Hackman
13. Jimmy Buffet
14. Johnny Cash
15. Bob Dylan
16. James Franco
17. Tim Burton
Tim Burton published Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories Publisher: It Books in 1997.
18. Makauley Culkin
19. Hugh Laurie
20. Janet Leigh
21. Steve Martin
22. Sylvester Stallone
23. Courtney Thorne-Smith
The former “Melrose Place” actress wrote “Outside In” in 2007.
24. Meg Tilly
25. Mae West
Mae West authored several books and plays..
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