Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Please, Spell the Name Right [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 16.80  
Retail Value $ 24.00  
You Save $ 7.20  (30%)  
Item Number 256536  
Buy New $16.80
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Please, Spell the Name Right by Jed Allan...

Memoir from television, stage and screen actor Jed Allan. Mr. Allan has starred on Broadway, in feature films, but is best known for his work in television. "Love of Life" "Secret Storm" "Days of our Lives" "Santa Barbara" and now "General Hospital" are all soap operas in which he has played a major role.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   208
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.1" Width: 6" Height: 0.9"
Weight:   0.95 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 28, 2004
Publisher   McKenna Publishing Group
ISBN  1932172203  
ISBN13  9781932172201  

Availability  0 units.

More About Jed Allan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Arts & Literature > Actors & Actresses
2Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Arts & Literature > Entertainers
3Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > General
4Books > Subjects > Biographies & Memoirs > Memoirs

Reviews - What do customers think about Please, Spell the Name Right?

Was this twist an attempt at cleverness??  Oct 3, 2005
I think the other reviewers missed something here. Agreed, it is a wonderful and inspirational tale of a lifetime workaday actor, etc.. I've been familiar with and a fan of his work as far back as his time on "Days..." and "Celebrity Bowling." HOWEVER, a constant source of annoyment throught the book is the misspelling of celebrities' names (Bobby "Lane" and Leslie "Nielson" are the first to come to mind; I assure you, there are at least a half-dozen others). I love Jed Allan; I went so far as to order the book when my book chain didn't carry it. Reading over the misspellings is a serious distraction and unfortunately managed to take away from my enjoyment of the book. It made me wonder if "Please Spell the Name Right" intentionally spelled the names wrong.
I absolutely loved this book! If you are thinking of breaking into acting, or already trying, or even already on the way up, this is a book for you. Jed's insight and honesty about the ups and downs of the entertainment business are invaluable. It's like a primer for showbiz. I'm an actress still living check to check and I was completely inspired by Jed's tales of triumph and failure and triumph again. PLUS, he talks so much about a Hollywood and New York I'll never get to know because times have changed so much since he first stepped onto the boards. Not only does he write with a straightforward charm, his anecdotes are funny, heartwrenching and surprisingly honest as he paints a tale of good choices leading to bad choices leading to the wisdom to know the difference.

AND, even if you're not an actor or interested in the entertainment business, woven between the stories of his career is a bold and embracing love story between he and his rock-steady wife, Toby.

This is an easy, fun and inspiring read for everyone.
A simply fascinating personal memoir   Mar 8, 2005
Film and television actor Jed Allan is best known for the roles that he has played on day-time soap operas such as "Days of Our Lives", "Santa Barbara", "Port Charles", and "General Hospital" (where he currently plays Edward Quartermaine). Please, Spell The Name Right is a simply fascinating personal memoir by a veteran of the entertainment industry and a consummate actor who is much more than just another popular leading man in daytime TV. Readers will learn of his roles on programs ranging from Lassie, Walker: Texas Ranger; and Mod Squad; to Beverly Hills 90210, Love American Style, and Street of San Francisco. Here are to be found Jed Allan stories of fellow actors and entertainers Peter Falk, Milton Berle, Robert Redford, Buddy Hackett, Telly Savales, Michael Douglas, Chuck Norris, and Mary Tyler Moore. Please, Spell The Name Right is a considerable cut above the usual Hollywood memoir and a "must read" for Allan's legions of fans!
A Side of Jed Allan Never Seen Before  Mar 4, 2005
I concur with my fellow reviewers that say this book is a delight. As a Days fan, I -- like many -- first noticed Jed's work as Don Craig and I've followed him through the years to Port Charles and on GH today. I never knew of his earlier work in the theater and about his family life. I found his attention to detail captivating! One of the more interesting points was that he starred opposite Frances Reid (as Hecuba nonetheless!) in his early days. Thank you Jed for sharing this with us!
Terrific Insight into actor's career  Feb 2, 2005
Jed Allan's autobiography gives the reader a detailed insight into the trials and tribulations of a successful actor. He holds no punches when talking about the wonderful and not-so-wonderful people whose paths he has crossed throughout his acting career. It is well-written and very personal, a joy from opening page to its epilogue. A must-read for anyone who has watched daytime TV in the 80's and 90's.

Write your own review about Please, Spell the Name Right

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Please, Spell the Name Right

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy