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Film & Television Studies


Additional Biography Sources

Book-length Biographies

To find book-length biographies of filmmakers, use the Browse search function in CATQuest.  Click image below (live link!) to be brought to the Browse search function in CATQuest.

  • For an individual actor or director, type the name of the person - last name first name (e.g., welles orson). Look at the books listed under the main subject heading (e.g. welles orson) and the subheading "biography" (if present)

For books that contain biographical information on more than one person, use the following subject headings: "motion picture actors and actresses biography," "television actors and actresses," "television personalities," "actors," "actresses."