Nerd Do Well

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Random House, Oct 14, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterprise: Simon Pegg has been ploughing some bizarre furrows in recent times. Having blasted onto the small screens with his now legendary sitcom Spaced, his rise to nation's favourite son status has been mercurial, meteoric, megatronnic, but mostly just plain great.

From his childhood (and subsequently adult) obsession with Star Wars, his often passionate friendship with Nick Frost, and his forays into stand-up which began with his regular Monday morning slot in front of his 12-year-old classmates, this is a joyous tale of a homegrown superstar and a local boy made good.

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User Review  - wethewatched - LibraryThing

I love Simon Pegg and his films, which is perhaps why I found this autobiography somewhat disappointing. I applaud Pegg for opening up about his personal life and telling stories about his childhood ... Read full review

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"You could argue that the comic is the most impatient and neurotic amid the ranks of the insecure. Not only do they require approval, they require it immediately, that evident and tangible assurance ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. Best known for his roles in Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, he also plays Scotty Star Trek.

Simon lives in London with his wife and daughter. This is his first book.

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