via BHBPR: RUTA LEE, GEORGE CHAKIRIS, DEE WALLACE, ANSON WILLIAMS, GERI JEWELL, JOHN BARBOUR, JOYCE BULIFANT, HANK GARRETT, and KATHY GARVER are among the many celebrities who are scheduled to participate in the HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM’s inaugural Celebrity Authors Forum, which will take place Saturday, Dec. 11 from 11am to 4pm. Details and complete roster of celebrity and best-selling authors appear below. As part of its reopening, the Hollywood Museum upgraded its ventilation and filtration system with hospital-quality and school-quality filters that will neutralize allergens and pollens in the air and eliminate 99.9 percent of the mold, germs, and viruses that can cause COVID-19. Masks, however, are still required at this time

WHAT: The Hollywood Museum hosts its first Authors Forum, featuring twenty Celebrity and Best Selling Authors with books ranging from entertainment memoirs to Hollywood history WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 11:00am to 4:00pmWHERE: The Hollywood Museum, 1660 N. Highland Ave. (at Hollywood Blvd.)TICKETS: (Includes admission to the museum) $15 Adults, $12 Seniors (62+), $12 Students with ID, $5 Children under 5
MASKS REQUIRED (see below)


*** Ambassador Sujay, author of My Fabulous Fifth Decade: Its My Turn Now and Rhythms of Rest: 40 Devotions for Women on the Move*** Anson Williams, star of Happy Days and author of Singing To A Bull Dog, a series of practical and motivational lessons that Anson learned from the man who changed his life: the head janitor at one of his first jobs *** Carol Hoenig, author of The Greatest Reviews I’ve Ever Read, The Authors Guide to Planning Book Events and the award winning novels Without Grace and Of Little Faith*** Carolyn Henessy, star of General Hospital and the creator of the popular Pandora series The Secret Life of Damian Spinelli *** Dee Wallace, legendary Scream Queen, Emmy-nominated actress, and the author of many books, including Conscious Creation, The Big E!, Bright Light, Getting Stuff, Wake Up Now, and her two latest titles, Born and Buppa LaPaloo *** Geoffrey Mark, Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer/producer, host of the popular podcast Geoffrey Mark Plays Ella, and the author of many books, including biographies of Ella Fitzgerald and Ellen Merman, and the forthcoming The New Lucy Book*** George Chakiris, Oscar-winning star of West Side Story and the author of My West Side Story, a memoir of his career in show business *** Geri Jewell, star of The Facts of Life and Deadwood and the author of I’m Walking As Straight As I Can, a candid memoir that details her experiences from her traumatic birth in Buffalo, New York to her rise to stardom as a stand-up comic and television star*** Hank Garrett, star of Car 54, Where Are You and Three Days of the Condor and the author of From Harlem Hoodlum to Hollywood Heavyweight*** John Barbour, six-time Emmy Award winner, creator and producer of Real People, godfather of Reality TV, and the author of Your Mother’s Not A Virgin, the story of his life and career in show business *** Joyce Bulifant, star of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the CBS Match Game, and the author of My Four Hollywood Husbands, a story of lasting love that is woven through the fabric of the world of entertainment, alcoholism, illiteracy, harassment, co-dependency and family*** Julie Ackerman Anderson, author of The Golden Age of Hollywood Through the Lens of Joe Ackerman, a rare look into the Golden Era of Hollywood through the camera lends of Joe Ackerman, owner of the most prolific collections of celebrity autographs, which currently resides at the Hollywood Museum *** Kathy Garver, star of Family Affair and the author of many books, including Family Affair: A Pictorial Scrapbook, My Family Affair of Life in Hollywood, and X Child Stars: Where Are They Now*** Kelly Conway, eldest daughter of actor/comedian Tim Conway and the author of My Dad is Funnier Than Your Dad, a memoir of growing up with the legendary star of McHale’s Navy and The Carol Burnett Show*** Kevin Goetz, author of Audience-ology: How Moviegoers Shape the Films We Love*** Larry Strauss, contributing writer to USA Today, son of actress Charlotte Rae, and the author of many books, the latest of which, Light Man, pays homage to both the quasi-dystopian New York City of his childhood and the comic flair of his late mother*** Maria Quiban, morning meteorologist for FOX LA and the author of You Can’t Do It Alone*** Michael Stern, former assistant to Lucille Ball and the best-selling author of I Had A Ball: My Friendship with Lucille Ball*** Ruta Lee, legendary star of stage and screen, renowned philanthropist, and the author of  Consider Your Ass Kissed, the story of her life and career *** B. Harlan Boll, Hollywood publicist and the author of Portraits of LIFE, with Love, a stunningly beautiful coffee-table picture book features the largest collection of celebrities—including Elizabeth Taylor, Roseanne Barr, Patrick Swayze, John Forsythe, Walter Cronkite, Barbara Walters, Mother Teresa and Barbara Streisand—who have ever been interviewed and photographed exclusively to benefit children and their families living with AIDS. 50 percent of all proceeds from sales of Portraits of LIFE, with Love will go to the The Hollywood Museum. THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM’s COVID REQUIREMENTS: Before reopening its doors to the public, the Hollywood Museum completely upgraded its ventilation and filtration system with hospital-quality and school-quality filters, including the instillation of UV-blue light – filtration systems in its ventilation units to neutralize allergens and pollens in the air, and eliminate 99.9 percent of the mold, germs, and viruses that can cause COVID-19. Masks, however, are still required at this time.


The Hollywood Museum in the historic Max Factor Building is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation showcasing more than 10,000 Authentic Show Business Treasures, spotlighting 100 years of Hollywood history – from the Silents to Talkies, to Hollywood’s Golden Era, Film Noir, Television and its Pioneer Years, through the rebellious 60s, special effects 70s, evolving 80s, involved 90s, technological 2000s, and beyond to current day heartthrobs! The Hollywood Museum’s exhibits showcase the best in film, network and cable television, and new digital platforms featuring iconic and fan favorites! The Hollywood Museum in the historic Max Factor Building is the Official Museum of Hollywood and offers visitors the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world – featuring the glamour of Hollywood legends and stars – past, present and in the making. The Hollywood Museum offers one-of-a-kind costumes, props, photographs, scripts, stars’ car collections, personal artifacts, posters, and memorabilia from favorite stars, films and TV shows. Located in the heart of Hollywood, at the corner of Hollywood Blvd and Highland Ave, just steps from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Museum has been named the #1 top tourist attraction in Hollywood by LA Weekly, and one of the “Top 10” Museums in LA by the LA Tourism and Convention Board and Trip Advisor.REGULAR HOURS: Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pmTICKETS: $15 Adults: $12 Seniors (62+): $12 for students with ID and $5 Children under 5.ADDRESS: 1660 N. Highland Ave. (at Hollywood Blvd.), Los Angeles, CA 90028MUSEUM INFO: or Tel: (323) 464-7776FOLLOW THE MUSEUM:WEBSITE: www.TheHollywoodMuseum.comFACEBOOK: @HollywoodMuseum INSTAGRAM: @HollywoodMuseum

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