X Child Stars: Where Are They Now? by Kathy GarverX Child Stars: Where Are They Now? by Kathy Garver

X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?

byKathy Garver

Hardcover | April 15, 2016

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This enlightening book is the go-to guide for fans for biographical information, rare photos, and interesting trivia about their favorite child stars, shows, series, networks, and the times that defined the shows. Spanning forty years of television history, this book details both the success stories and misfortunes of many child stars. Included in this book are the stories of Anissa Jones, Buffy on Family Affair, who tragically died from a drug overdose at the age of eighteen, as well as Ron Howard, who starred in both The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days, and who later became an Academy Award-winning director. A child star herself, Kathy Garver profiles these and other legends of classic television in a book that will answer the question: Where are they now?
Best known for her iconic portrayal of Cissy in the long-running classic TV series Family Affair, Kathy Garver has garnered many accolades in film, stage, TV, radio, and voice-over. An ex-child star whose career first took flight with the legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille, she is an accomplished and versatile actress and performer. ...
Title:X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 10.41 × 7.23 × 1.12 inPublished:April 15, 2016Publisher:Taylor Trade PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1630761133

ISBN - 13:9781630761134

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This reference paints 1950s- to 1980s-era child actors as those who "were there for us in our otherwiseempty house" during the birth of the latchkey-kid generation. Entries feature child actors from notableseries, such as Butch Patrick, from The Munsters, and Kathy Garver (the book's coauthor), from FamilyAffair. The book is arranged in date order by TV show. Each entry includes air dates and networkinformation as well as a brief biography on each child star. The profiles capture career successes and/ormisfortunes and lead to the actors' present-day careers and family lives. The text is peppered with a fewcast photos. The decades of coverage here will make this work appealing to audiences ranging from lateboomers to Gen Xers.