Donald Spoto

Donald Spoto

Donald Spoto on June 28th, 1941 and passed away at the age of 81 on February 11th, 2023.

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Donald Spoto Stats: The highest rated book by Donald Spoto on Book Notification is The Art of Alfred Hitchcock: Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures, the 22nd novel in the Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series.

The most read book by Donald Spoto on Book Notification is The Art of Alfred Hitchcock: Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures, the 22nd novel in the Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series. The second most read book is Marilyn Monroe (Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs #9).

Below is a complete list of Donald Spoto books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Biographies & Memoirs in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Stanley Kramer
1978
2
The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock
1983
3
The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennesee Williams
1985
4
Falling in Love Again Marlene Dietrich
1985
5
Lenya
1989
6
Madcap: The Life of Preston Sturges
1990
7
Laurence Olivier
1992
8
Blue Angel: The Life of Marlene Dietrich
1992
9
Marilyn Monroe
1993
10
The Decline and Fall of the House of Windsor
1995
11
A Passion for Life: The Biography of Elizabeth Taylor
1995
12
Rebel: The Life and Legend of James Dean
1996
13
Notorious: The Life of Ingrid Bergman
1997
14
Diana
1997
15
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
2000
16
Reluctant Saint: The Life of Francis of Assisi
2002
17
Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn
2006
18
Otherwise Engaged: The Life of Alan Bates
2007
19
Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic Who Became a Saint
2007
20
Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies
2008
21
High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly
2009
22
10
The Art of Alfred Hitchcock: Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures
2010
23
Possessed: The Life of Joan Crawford
2010
24
The Redgraves: A Family Epic
2012
25
A Girl's Got To Breathe
2016

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Hollywood Legends Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Search for Sam Goldwyn: A Biography (By: Carol Easton)
1976
2
Van Johnson (By: Ronald L. Davis)
Van Johnson (By: Ronald L. Davis)
2001
3
Alice Faye (By: Jane Lenz Elder)
Alice Faye (By: Jane Lenz Elder)
2002
4
Beyond Paradise: The Life of Ramon Novarro (By: Anthony Slide, André Soares)
Beyond Paradise: The Life of Ramon Novarro (By: Anthony Slide, André Soares)
2002
5
Zachary Scott (By: Ronald L. Davis)
Zachary Scott (By: Ronald L. Davis)
2006
6
The Life of Dick Haymes (By: Ruth Prigozy)
The Life of Dick Haymes (By: Ruth Prigozy)
2006
7
Forever Mame: The Life of Rosalind Russell (By: Bernard F. Dick)
2006
8
Joan Blondell (By: Matthew Kennedy)
Joan Blondell (By: Matthew Kennedy)
2007
9
Carole Landis (By: Eric Gans)
Carole Landis (By: Eric Gans)
2008
10
Claudette Colbert (By: Bernard F. Dick)
Claudette Colbert (By: Bernard F. Dick)
2008
11
Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb (By: Clifton Webb)
2011
12
Hollywood Madonna: Loretta Young (By: Bernard F. Dick)
Hollywood Madonna: Loretta Young (By: Bernard F. Dick)
2011
13
Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman (By: Barbara Stanwyck, Dan Callahan)
Barbara Stanwyck: The Miracle Woman (By: Barbara Stanwyck, Dan Callahan)
2011
14
Lew Ayres: Hollywood's Conscientious Objector (By: Lesley L. Coffin, Marya E. Gates)
Lew Ayres: Hollywood's Conscientious Objector (By: Lesley L. Coffin, Marya E. Gates)
2012
15
Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews (By: Carl Rollyson)
Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews (By: Carl Rollyson)
2012
16
Lew Ayres (By: Lesley L. Coffin)
Lew Ayres (By: Lesley L. Coffin)
2012
17
Gloria Swanson: Ready for Her Close-Up (By: Tricia Welsch)
2013
18
Garden of Dreams: The Life of Simone Signoret (By: Patricia A. DeMaio)
2013
19
Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face Before (By: Steve Taravella)
2013
20
Mary Wickes (By: Steve Taravella)
Mary Wickes (By: Steve Taravella)
2013
21
Gloria Swanson (By: Tricia Welsch)
Gloria Swanson (By: Tricia Welsch)
2013
22
Garden of Dreams: The Life of Simone Signoret (By: Patricia A. DeMaio)
2013
23
The Search for Sam Goldwyn (By: Carol Easton)
The Search for Sam Goldwyn (By: Carol Easton)
2014
24
Marilyn Monroe (By: Carl Rollyson)
Marilyn Monroe (By: Carl Rollyson)
2014
25
Madeline Kahn (By: William V. Madison)
Madeline Kahn (By: William V. Madison)
2015
26
A Real American Character: The Life of Walter Brennan (By: Carl Rollyson)
2015
27
She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell (By: Anthony Slide)
2016
28
Dan Duryea (By: Mike Peros)
Dan Duryea (By: Mike Peros)
2016
29
Winnie Lightner (By: David L. Lightner)
Winnie Lightner (By: David L. Lightner)
2016
30
Sterling Hayden's Wars (By: Lee Mandel)
Sterling Hayden's Wars (By: Lee Mandel)
2018
31
The Brothers Mankiewicz (By: Sydney Ladensohn Stern)
The Brothers Mankiewicz (By: Sydney Ladensohn Stern)
2019
32
The Lost World of DeMille (By: John Kobal, Robert Dance)
The Lost World of DeMille (By: John Kobal, Robert Dance)
2019
33
José Ferrer (By: Mike Peros)
José Ferrer (By: Mike Peros)
2020
34
She Damn Near Ran the Studio: The Extraordinary Lives of Ida R. Koverman (By: Jacqueline R. Braitman)
2020
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Donald Spoto: Biography

Donald Spoto was born on June 28th, 1941. Donald passed away February 11th, 2023 at 81 years old.

Donald Spoto was the author of the Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series which consists of 25 novels. The Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series started in 1978 with the novel Stanley Kramer. The most recently released novel in the Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series was A Girl's Got To Breathe which was released in 2016. There are no upcoming novels for the Donald Spoto Biographies & Memoirs series.

Donald Spoto also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 3 books including Camerado and The Hidden Jesus.

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Donald Spoto: F.A.Q

When was Donald Spoto Born?

Donald Spoto was born on June 28th, 1941.

When did Donald Spoto die?

Donald Spoto died on February 11th, 2023 at 81 years old.

What was the first book Donald Spoto wrote?

The first novel written by Donald Spoto was Stanley Kramer, published in 1978.

What was the most recent book Donald Spoto wrote?

His most recently released work was A Girl's Got To Breathe on February 19th, 2016.

How many books has Donald Spoto written?

Donald Spoto has written 28 books. 25 books in the Biographies & Memoirs, 3 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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