Novels 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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94 32
Postcards from the Edge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher

2
56 40
Shopgirl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Steve Martin

3
32 31
The Gun Seller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Hugh Laurie

4
20 26
Surrender the Pink is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher

5
21 29
Delusions of Grandma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher

6
19 26
The Best Awful There Is is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carrie Fisher

7
26 39
Palo Alto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
James Franco

8
18 29
The Pleasure of My Company is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

9
0 1
Mandy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
ladililn added Julie Andrews

10
19 32
When It Happens to You is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Molly Ringwald

11
14 26
I Am Not a Cop! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Richard Belzer

12
14 26
Dance With the Devil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Kirk Douglas

13
15 29
The Stars' Tennis Balls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

14
15 29
Enter Laughing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carl Reiner

15
16 31
Someday, Someday, Maybe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Lauren Graham

16
15 30
An Object of Beauty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Steve Martin

17
14 29
Between the Bridge and the Riv... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

18
11 26
A Liar's Autobiography is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Graham Chapman

19
10 26
Something to remember you by is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

20
10 26
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Isla Fisher

21
11 28
NNNNN is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Carl Reiner

22
12 30
Make Love! The Bruce Campbell ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

23
10 27
The Hippopotamus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Stephen Fry

24
8 25
Go slowly, come back quickly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

25
9 28
House of destiny is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors
Janet Leigh