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By Kathy Garver

Kathy Garver, the teenage heartthrob from the hit sequence Family Affair (1966–1971), used to be no one-hit ask yourself, yet a journeywoman actress who seemed in such vintage movies as Night of the Hunter and The Ten Commandments lengthy earlier than she grew to become a tv icon.

This memoir is a recollection of a operating actress’s reviews, from the various motion pictures, tv indicates, and level performs during which she played, to her moment occupation as a voice-over professional in renowned lively motion pictures and audiobooks. that includes anecdotes, Hollywood historical past, and information of her relationships with such stars as Charlton Heston and Jon Provost, Surviving Cissy is a veritable cover of Kathy’s interesting life.

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Paul Lisnek, WGN-TV; host, Broadway in Chicago behind the scenes, Comcast community ‘‘Kathy Garver didn’t simply live to tell the tale after Cissy, she thrived! All too frequently we pay attention of kid stars whose most sensible years have been their first years. This used to be no longer and isn't the case for the gifted writer of this publication. Kathy shines as an all-too-rare exception of the way to be a tender big name and gracefully transition via a lifestyles packed with normalcy . . . Hollywood variety. ’’ —Neal Sabin, writer, MeTV community ‘‘There are only a few former baby stars fortunate adequate to proceed operating in Hollywood of their grownup years. Kathy is one in every of those—but good fortune had not anything to do with it. This booklet might have been known as Surviving Cissy: The paintings of Reinvention, simply because, in it, she proves to be a grasp of that craft. Kathy is anyone who has garnered either event and neighbors with each one mind-blowing twist and switch her existence has taken. ’’ —Jon Provost, actor, Lassie ‘‘If you're keen on a superb publication, you’ll love Surviving Cissy. i used to be producer/production supervisor of all Don Fedderson’s relatives exhibits, together with kin Affair, and will attest that Kathy used to be the proficient and hardworking spine of that convey. She has endured her performing occupation with movies, television, the degree, and voice-overs. during this booklet, she has transferred her reviews onto the web page so everybody will comprehend the place the multitalented Kathy Garver has been! ’’ —John G. Stephens, government manufacturer and creation supervisor whose paintings comprises My 3 Sons, relations Affair, and Simon and Simon; writer and manufacturer of significant Dad; writer of From My 3 Sons to significant Dad ................. 18748$ $$FM 06-24-15 11:54:23 playstation web page i ................. 18748$ $$FM 06-24-15 11:54:23 playstation web page ii SURVIVING CISSY relatives Affair My of lifestyles in Hollywood ok AT H Y G A R V E R Foreword via Patty Duke Taylor alternate Publishing Lanham • Boulder • manhattan • London ................. 18748$ $$FM 06-24-15 11:54:24 playstation web page iii Published by means of Taylor exchange Publishing An imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing team, Inc. 4501 Forbes street, Suite two hundred, Lanham, Maryland 20706 www. rowman. com Unit A, Whitacre Mews, 26–34 Stannary road, London SE11 4AB, uk dispensed by means of nationwide ebook community Copyright ᭧ 2015 via Kathy Garver Lyrics for ‘‘Lem (Lunar expedition Module), the Orphan Reindeer’’ reprinted courtesy of Aquarian documents ‘‘A candy out of date Girl,’’ written via Bob Merrill ᭧ 1956, 1984 Golden Bell Songs. utilized by Permission Poem An Outstretched Hand by means of Rod McKuen reprinted courtesy of Random residence All rights reserved. No a part of this booklet should be reproduced in any shape or through any digital or mechanical capability, together with info garage and retrieval platforms, with no written permission from the writer, other than by means of a reviewer who may possibly quote passages in a evaluation. British Library Cataloguing in booklet details to be had Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information Garver, Kathy, 1945– Surviving Cissy : my kin affair of existence in Hollywood / via Kathy Garver ; foreword by means of Patty Duke.

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