Rebel by Nick Nolte


The legendary icon tells his story—a tale of art, passion, commitment, addiction, as intense and hypnotic as the man himself.In a career spanning five decades, Nick Nolte has endured the rites of Hollywood celebrity. Rising from obscurity to leading roles and Oscar nominations, he has been both celebrated and vilified in the media; survived marriages, divorces, and a string of romances; was named the “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine; ...

Details Rebel

Release DateJan 23rd, 2018
GenreBiography, Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir, History, Culture, Film

Reviews Rebel

  • Brian Joynt
    This is essential reading for fans of the legendary actor, but while Nolte does offer some interesting stories and narrative beats about his life and some of his films, the memoir seems to lack the depth I'd anticipated. I suppose when you read a memoir like this you expect to connect with the literature the same way you connect to the films in which the actor played, but it's difficult for an actor generate that kind of tone without truly gettin...
  • Jimilee Allen
    I read it in one day. I enjoyed it very much. His stories about his life and honesty was great to read. Not trying to hide his feelings or up and down past. True original in the acting world!
  • Ric Evans
    i thoroughly enjoyed this book, and I must admit to being a bit surprised. I've always liked Nick Nolte, ever since I saw him in "Rich Man Poor Man" when it was on ABC back in the day, but I never imagined that his life was so full of both triumph and tragedy. This story is filled with juicy little anecdotes that brought me back to the '50's and '60's in the Midwest and the Southwest, where I came from and places I went to. It reminded me of the ...
  • Wynn
    Nick Nolte become an actor because real life was hard for him as a young man who only wanted to play football. I enjoyed reading about his journey to Hollywood via the many theatre groups and a couple of marriages. He talks a lot about his movies and how they inspired him and taught him life lessons. He talks about directors, producers and the actors he had the pleasure and displeasure of working with. I felt he was being honest and not gossipy a...
  • Joseph M. Tanis
    Terrific read about one of Life’s true “characters”First , I really appreciate Nick Nolte as a fine actor. This is a great read and I recommend it to anyone looking for a vigorous story.
  • Carol
    I really enjoyed this tell-all, warts and all, from this intense actor. The insights into his decisions and mistakes were fascinating and, at times, heartbreaking. A gifted athlete, he fell into acting and made a great career out of it. A terrific ride with a fabulous actor.
  • Karen Malkin
    I enjoyed reading about Nick Nolte . Both his personal and professional life. He seems like a down to earth person and tells it like it is. He has had a fascinating career and I have enjoyed his many movies. Interesting read.
  • Liz
    Good and honest.