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The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors  

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A list of fiction written by famous actors, as ranked by bookworms who don't judge a book by its cover. Did you know that well-known thespians like William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, James Franco, and Pamela Anderson have all penned and published novels?

It's true, and we've compiled a whole lot of novels by actors, some of whom even wrote multiple books on the list. Now that we have we assembled all this fiction from professional pretenders, we're counting on you to rank them from best to worst.

Vote up your favorite novels by a famous actors, and remember that you're voting on the books, not just the actors who wrote them. If the list is somehow missing a novel by a big time actor, then go ahead and add it!
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Postcards from the Edge ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher
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Shopgirl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Steve Martin
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The Gun Seller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Hugh Laurie
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Mandy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
ladililn added Julie Andrews
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The Best Awful There Is ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher
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Delusions of Grandma is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher
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Surrender the Pink is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher
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Palo Alto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
James Franco
9
The Pleasure of My Compa... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
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When It Happens to You ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Molly Ringwald
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Dance With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Kirk Douglas
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Enter Laughing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carl Reiner
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An Object of Beauty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Steve Martin
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I Am Not a Cop! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Richard Belzer
15
The Stars' Tennis Balls ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
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Someday, Someday, Maybe ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Lauren Graham
17
Between the Bridge and t... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
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Something to remember yo... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
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A Liar's Autobiography ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Graham Chapman
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Make Love! The Bruce Cam... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
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NNNNN is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carl Reiner
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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Isla Fisher
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The Hippopotamus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Stephen Fry
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My French Whore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Gene Wilder
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Go slowly, come back qui... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors