When Do I Start?
A MemoirBook - 1997
Growing up tough and poor in Gary, Indiana, as the son of a Serbian steelworker, Maiden turned to the mills himself, doing hard, dangerous work to finance his way through acting school. In When Do I Start? he tells of his determined pursuit of Broadway, his involvement with the Group Theater (which brought him to the notice of Elia Kazan and then almost cost him his career during the anticommunist witchhunts of the fifties), his starring roles in two television series, and his rise to movie stardom. Delicious anecdotes about Kazan, Brando, Jessica Tandy, Paul Muni, Viv