About the Author
David Bloomberg first made his name in South Africa as a director of plays. Subsequently his career embraced the legal profession, the business world and civic politics where as the mayor of Cape Town in the seventies he was a fierce opponent of the apartheid system. At one time a columnist for Cape Town newspapers, his latest career as a writer started 10 years ago and relying on his understanding of theatre, The Don...Story of an Actor is his sixth book. It is indeed the story of a bisexual English actor who rises to the heights of his profession but whom also, due to his complex bisexuality and alcohol and drug dependency, plummets periodically to depths of degradation.