The Ocean Fell Into the Drop by Terence Stamp

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Legendary actor, Terence Stamp, pens new memoir detailing his love of acting and mysticism

The Ocean Fell into the Drop is a different kind of show business memoir. Within, Terence Stamp chronicles his twin passions, acting and mysticism, explores their interplay, and explains how both have had immeasurable impact on his career and himself. Stamp includes reflections on his directors: Fellini, Loach, Pasolini; actors: Olivier, Brando and Redgrave; and spiritual masters: Krishnamurti, Osho, and Hazarat Inayat Khan.

Terence Henry Stamp (born 22 July 1938) is an English actor. After training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he started his acting career in 1962. He has appeared in more than 60 films. His performance in the title role in Billy Budd, his film debut, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor and a BAFTA nomination for Best Newcomer. Stamp will appear this spring in the reboot of the Agatha Christie film franchise, Crooked House.

For his acting, Stamp has won a Golden Globe, a Mystfest, a Cannes Film Festival Award, a Seattle International Film Festival Award, a Satellite Award, and a Silver Bear. Stamp has also narrated Jazz Britannia for the BBC and done other voice work.

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