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My father, the child star: a graphic novelist reflects on the cost of fame

As a gameshow prodigy, Joel Kupperman was fawned over by celebrities and received 10,000 fan letters a week. His son Michael’s illustrated memoir All the Answers explores the true story his father never told him“He was clearly not a performer,” says author and illustrator Michael Kupperman of his father, Joel. “After a certain point, he was not going to become a popular television personality. He didn’t have that kind of ease with the camera. He was very charming as a kid but, as he got older …” He pauses to...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 6 days ago