Marc Eliot is the New York Times bestselling author of more than two dozen books on popular culture, among them the highly acclaimed Cary Grant, the award-winning Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince, and American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood. His work has been published in more than twenty-five languages, and he writes for a number of publications and frequently speaks about film to universities and film groups, and on radio and television.
"An entertaining picture of a complicated cinema icon."--Kirkus
" Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon follows the iconic late actor's life and career in intimate detail, thanks to author Marc Eliot's unprecedented access to his personal journals and estate."--Parade
"The book covers [Heston's] personal and professional lives in equal measure, and there are plenty of behind-the-scenes stories for the movie buffs in the crowd. Another winner from a dependable biographer."--Booklist
"A welcome event if only because it restores a sense of balance, offering some overdue appreciation to an actor whose belief system mitigated against a full appreciation of his worth."--Wall Street Journal
"Marc Eliot's insightful biography provides an admiring yet even-handed reassessment long overdue for one of Hollywood's most popular stars."--Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers