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 (2014)


CLICK on the post for reviews.

FILMS… Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Where an 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… Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

A regal Biopic for the other 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…

Let this cast entertain you as Rosalind rustles up her matriarchal musical role.

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.

TV… The Karen Carpenter Story (1989)

When I was young, I listened to the radio, waiting for my favourite The Carpenters songs…

The TV Movie lives of a favourite chanteuse, Karen Carpenter and the other half of this sibling singing duo, her brother Richard are put in the spotlight.