Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life

Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life

Sally Kellerman


Sally Kellerman’s portrayal of Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in Robert Altman’s M*A*S*H continues to be a landmark performance.  Throughout her lengthy occupation Kellerman has been a true dame—honest, down-to-earth, sultry, funny, and unfiltered.  In READ MY LIPS, Kellerman stocks colourful stories of her years as an up-and-coming actress within the early 60s, while Hollywood was once a small local jam-packed with likelihood encounters. To pay for performing periods (ten funds each one, along the likes of Jack Nicholson) she waited tables at a espresso residence at the sundown Strip that used to be a hangout for Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen, and Warren Beatty.  While she watered her garden one morning in her bathrobe, Ringo Starr stopped in his convertible to assert he’d simply moved into the local and he or she should still drop through; throughout the Vietnam warfare, she dated Henry Kissinger. Over the years, there have been medications, affairs, diets, and therapy, a tune album, a marriage, and motherhood. As the innocence of the Fifties collided with the loose spirit of the Nineteen Sixties, every thing felt new and intriguing, and Sally Kellerman was once correct in the course of it. In READ MY LIPS Sally transports us again to that specific period and stocks the demanding situations and rewards of her marriage, little ones, and her iconic career.

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