Ray Winstone: The Biography

From the humble East End to the glitz of the BAFTAS, Ray Winstone is regarded as the ultimate screen hard man But there s much to Ray s on screen tough guy image, and this biography reveals how his path to the top has been anything but smooth His rebellious youth as a London schoolboy boxing champion is discussed, as is his expulsion from drama school, and the storyFrom the humble East End to the glitz of the BAFTAS, Ray Winstone is regarded as the ultimate screen hard man But there s much to Ray s on screen tough guy image, and this biography reveals how his path to the top has been anything but smooth His rebellious youth as a London schoolboy boxing champion is discussed, as is his expulsion from drama school, and the story of charming his way into an audition for what would prove to be his big break the lead in Alan Clarke s Scum The biography continues with Ray cementing his place in the pantheon of British acting greats with his breathtaking performance in Nil By Mouth, which earned him a BAFTA nomination, while subsequent roles in Sexy Beast and Ripley s Game won him plaudits and continued his tradition of portraying tough, uncompromising men A lesser known side of Ray is covered here, as he has tempered these roles with those in light hearted romantic comedies Married for almost 30 years, and a dedicated family man with three daughters, Ray s story is an inspiring, gritty tale of a rebel made good.
Ray Winstone The Biography From the humble East End to the glitz of the BAFTAS Ray Winstone is regarded as the ultimate screen hard man But there s much to Ray s on screen tough guy image and this biography reveals how his pa

  • Title: Ray Winstone: The Biography
  • Author: Nigel Goodall
  • ISBN: 9781844543830
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Ray Winstone: The Biography”

    1. it was an ebook i read, but there was none listed on here. it was an ok book, i was disappointed, as i love ray winstone as he is a great actor and a proper geezer typebut really the book was just a catalogue of his films and tv that he is done, and what he thought of each project, with quotes from cast and directors etcy a brief background of his early life and his family etci wouldn't have bothered if i'de known

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *