By Cindy Williams
Cindy Williams, 1/2 the comedic duo of Laverne & Shirley, has had a wild and vigorous profession in exhibit company. This booklet is a fascinating and heartfelt trip from Williams’s blue collar roots to unforeseen stardom—from being pranked by means of Jim Morrison whereas ready tables at Whisky a cross visit starring in a single of the main iconic exhibits on tv. With wit and candor, Cindy tells tales of her struggles as a toddler growing to be up with meager ability and dreaming of turning into an actress. She additionally stocks many misadventures and a laugh anecdotes approximately essentially the most well-known actors in Hollywood. by no means taking herself too heavily, Cindy unearths humor and irony within the tough international of exhibit company.
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They said they had lost their way and didn't know what to do. I told them I would happily act as their guide, and give them some food when we came to my Station on top of Snowdon, but could I please have some of their sandwiches then and there. It turned out they were all undergraduates from my College, Trinity, very young as students were during the war, including one very bright looking one, J. C. Sheperdson, who in all his younger days (and I saw much more of him later) always looked inevitably two years younger than he was, being slight and slim.
But of course this took him a long time, and those who were in Canada were certainly not at the top of his list of priorities. S. Immigration also had to be satisfied. By the regulations then current a person coming from other continents could not enter the United States from a contiguous country (this meant Canada and Mexico) unless he had paid his fare to those countries. S. visa, my immigration was denied. It is difficult to express my feelings on this. On the one hand I was really very set on my future in England, on the other, freedom beckoned across a border a few miles away, and I was getting a bit tired of being behind barbed wire after eight months or so.
Under Tommy's guidance we organized our lives well. We got a cleaning lady to "do" for us, who cycled over from the next village of Cranleigh; of course she arrived after we had left, and left before we had come back, so communication was entirely written. But she very much realized what we needed in the way of cleaning and washing and clearing up the house, and was most helpful. Indeed the whole village was rather sorry for these two young men who had to manage for themselves, and this attitude had considerable advantages for us.
Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life by Cindy Williams