Chris Lemmon Talks about Jack Lemmon
During the month of June, Movie Addict Headquarters is featuring an ON DEMAND interview with Chris Lemmon, who discusses A Twist of Lemmon, the acclaimed book he wrote about his legendary father. Jack Lemmon is considered by many as one of Hollywood’s greatest movie stars, and Chris has created a touching memoir, one that reveals the beloved family man behind Jack Lemmon’s star persona. But, happily for movie fans, he includes many fascinating behind-the-scenes stories relating to his father’s remarkable movie career as well as personal tributes from such well-known show biz greats as Neil Simon, Blake Edwards, Cliff Robertson, Andy Garcia, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis and Shirley MacLaine. Listeners can hear this episode at any time during the month by clicking on the link at the end of this article.
Jack Lemmon was a convincing actor in so many wonderful films. He was skilled at doing both comedy and drama equally well -- and movie goers couldn’t seem to get enough of him in movies like the ones listed below.
Days of Wine and Roses
Some Like It Hot
The Odd Couple
Save the Tiger
The China Syndrome.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Chris chose show biz as his career. Among the highlights of his impressive background are appearances in over 20 films – three with his dad (Airport ’77, That’s Life! and Dad). Chris is also a screenwriter and producer.
HOST: Betty Jo Tucker
PRODUCER: Nikki Starr
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