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Discover Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt's spectacular rise to stardom and fame in this zero-to-hero biographyChris Pratt is now one of the world’s most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel’sGuardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014’s biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot,Jurassic World, his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood. Chris’s journey to the movie-star A-list may just make him the ultimate "zero to hero," but it certainly wasn’t an overnight success story. A chance encounter transformed Chris’s life from living in a van and waiting tables to make enough money to survive, to the bright lights of Los Angeles and his first tentative steps into the acting world. After years as a supporting player in both comedy and dramatic roles, on television (Everwood, Parks and Recreation) and in movies (The Five-Year Engagement,Delivery Man), Chris finally started to attract superstar buzz after appearing in three Best Picture Oscar-nominated films between 2011 and 2013. Along the way he’s shown that nice guys don’t always finish last, has managed juggling a successful movie career and life as a devoted family man, and somehow finds time to develop killer abs along the way.
Number of Pages: 290
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Entertainment + Performing Arts, Acting + Auditioning
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Joe Allan
Street Date: October 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-5217
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