(Novel) "Bowl of Cherries". New York: McSweeney's Books, 2007. ISBN 1932416838
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Acting? Now that is a miserable profession. An awful life. Even the best of them, they sit around most of the year, not working, not doing anything. Marlon Brando
once told me acting is not a job for a grown man. Even the successful ones. Like Humphrey Bogart
. Who was a drinker. Very bright. A wonderful chess player. But most of the year he had nothing to do, so he drank. He was a helluva decent ...
Early in his Hollywood career, he fronted for blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo
on the 1950 film-noir crime classic Gun Crazy
(1950). In 1992 Kaufman officially requested that the Writers Guild of America West take his name off the credits and replace it with Trumbo's name. "Any time I had speaking engagements where they included that film in my credits, I always set the record straight ...