Starry Biopics


My posts with Film and TV related biopics…


On these pages you will find the great, OK and the pretty dire film and TV Biopics, with stars playing famous people who have worked in entertainment.

My first post was a review on Love & Mercy (2014)…


Love & Mercy



CLICK on the post for reviews.


FILMS… Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Where Eagle flies, on a mountain high..

A feel good biopic of Eddie Edwards, the beloved British Olympic ski jumper who reached the pinnacle of his success in the 1988 Olympics.

FILMS… One Chance (2013)

Going Potty about Opera…

A biopic about Paul Potts, a Welshman with a big operatic dream who won the first series of Britain’s Got Talent.

FILMS… Hitchcock (2012)

Hopkins takes on a Hitchcock Tribute…

A look behind the scenes at a chapter in the life of Alfred Hitchcock and the making of Psycho from its conception to its cinematic release.

FILMS… Chaplin (1992)

Charlie Chaplin is Downey Jnr’s Darling…

On filming Chaplin (1992) – with the Cast, Crew and Characters – Sharing Robert Downey Jnr’s Limelight.

FILMS… Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

A Regal Biopic for another British Queen…

On Queen, the leading singer, the music, the band and much, much more in a foot stomping, music filled biopic.

FILMS… Gypsy (1962)

Gypsy Rose Lee’s Biopic strikes the right note as Rosalind rustles up her matriarchal musical role…

Let this cast entertain you with the life and times from Gypsy Rose Lee’s vaudeville starring childhood to becoming a celebrated Burlesque stripper and singer.

FILMS… Gable and Lombard (1976)

It’s true that Clark Gable and Carol Lombard were lovers, but that’s not all…

With a stellar cast headed by James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh and more, what could possibly go wrong with this biopic of Clark Gable and Carole Lombard.

FILMS… La Bamba (1987)

There was a boy and Ritchie Valens was his name…

The true tale of Ritchie Valens in Rock and Roll biopic of a life cut short far too early.