Just Outside the Spotlight: Growing up with Eileen Heckart
Luke YankeeISBN: 0823078884;
Did you ever wonder what it was like to be a part of showbiz history? Marilyn Monroe babysitting your brothers. Ethel Merman teaching you how to make martinis. Paul Newman giving you acting tips in your parents' living room. Fielding calls from reporters the night your mom won the Oscar. Welcome to the world of Luke Yankee, son of Broadway and Hollywood actress, Eileen Heckart. In JUST OUTSIDE THE SPOTLIGHT, this masterful storyteller pulls the curtain aside to reveal a world you've only dreamed about--full of showbiz gossip and behind-the-scenes tales of all your favorite celebrities. It includes never-before seen photos of stars like Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Lucille Ball, and Clark Gable, plus scores of humorous and touching, heartfelt stories. Luke Yankee wrote JUST OUTSIDE THE SPOTLIGHT after his mother, Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony winner (and Theatre Hall of Famer) Eileen Heckart passed away. "I realized I was the only one who knew all of her...
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