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Gregory Peck by Lynn Haney. Published (hardback) by Robson Books. pounds 18.99.
WITH some justification, the film actor Gregory Peck was once described as 'the handsomest man in the world'. He was also a strong, silent type, whose permanent air of earnest introspection became his trademark.
Although never regarded as a great actor, he was widely considered to be a fine one, and his good looks ensured a huge following of female fans for much of his life.
In the pantheon of American stiff-upper-lip film acting, he held a place at the top, near Gary Cooper.
This interesting biography lifts some of the veil from the …