Anatomy of an Actor Studies the Greatest Actors’ Crafts
Anatomy of an Actor is a series of books published by Phaidon that examine the comprehensive studies on the craft of the world’s greatest actors, through the analysis of exactly ten of their most iconic roles. Each book is divided into ten chapters dedicated to a specific role and fully chronicled with movie stills, on-set photography, and film sequences. Varying authors (from title to title) examine why and how these famous actors have become some of the most respected and influential in the film world.
This is the first illustrated series to analyze the craft of exceptional actors and its authors include renowned film critics and journalists such as Karina Longworth and Beverly Walker. The subjects include Robert DeNiro, Marlon Brando, along with others pictured below, and titles about Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp are scheduled for release later this year.The books are all 192 pages include approximately 300 photos, both in color and black-and-white.
Check out Anatomy of an Actor to learn more or to find your favorite big screen actor.