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[Following is an official review of "That Guy" by Larry Hankin.]
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5 out of 5 stars
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That Guy: A Cautionary Memoir By Larry Hankin is an intriguing read. It is about a professional American actor whose job took him to different states in America. He was a special actor who had an impressive career after graduating from Syracuse University. He narrated all his life experiences, from how his curiosity led to him sustaining serious injuries when he was a kid to when he became an independent man and had to hustle for jobs in order to earn money to pay rent.

Larry Hankin had an awesome personality. He was curious, stubborn, dogged, and hardworking. He had an utter disdain for his father from childhood. Growing up, he was awarded as the funniest student on different occasions. I read this meticulously without discovering any errors.

One thing I loved about Hankin was that he was a smart guy. He just knew how to solve his problems. I admired his dogged personality. He was always determined to achieve whatever he set his mind to. He wasn't one to give in so easily (for example, when he refused to cut his hair). That really helped him throughout his career.

Larry was a well-known actor. I remember his agent calling him on different occasions to inform him of job openings. He worked in different places like San Francisco,Los Angeles,New Mexico, and even outside the United States of America. He rehearsed with the team behind the scenes, which brought about the production of sensational movies that attracted many spectators.

Hankin also came into contact with different people with different personalities. He met his role model, Hughes. He met Edie, whom he described as a natural clown. He also met Dirk, who bullied him for allegedly sleeping with his girlfriend. I think the most emotional part of this book was when his belongings were thrown into the sea by the landlady,who was psychotic because of the house rent.

I disliked the constant use of vulgar language in the book. It was absolutely unnecessary at some points in the book. But then, I loved how candid the author was in expressing his joy or disappointment. He really brought life to the book. I still think it deserves a full-star rating. The positives in this book easily outweighed the negatives.

I'd give this book five out of five stars because there's a lot to be learned from Larry's experiences. I strongly recommend this book for aspiring actors and actresses, as well as writers and movie directors. I even fell in love with acting and shooting videos. It really seems to be a lot of fun. This book is proof that acting and writing are intriguing activities. Furthermore, one must be as courageous as Larry was to be able to achieve goals.

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The feedback on the review of "That Guy: A Cautionary Memoir" is generally positive. The reviewer finds the book intriguing, as it recounts the life experiences of Larry Hankin, a professional American actor. They appreciate Hankin's personality, describing him as curious, stubborn, and hardworking. The reviewer admires Hankin's determination and problem-solving skills, which they believe contributed to his successful career. They mention Hankin's interactions with various people and his experiences in different locations. The reviewer highlights the emotional impact of certain events, such as the incident with the landlady. While they express dislike for the constant use of vulgar language in the book, they still give it a full-star rating, as they believe the positives outweigh the negatives. They highly recommend the book to aspiring actors, writers, and movie directors, as well as anyone interested in acting and filmmaking.
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