Alanna Nash

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Alanna Nash

American journalist and biographer add

Category: Journalism

Born in 1950.

Countries: United States (90%), Netherlands (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Elvis Presley, Entertainment Weekly, Robert Redford

Linked to: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,, Billboard, Entertainment Weekly




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Alanna Nash was born in 1950 add something


In 1977, Nash's job afforded her the opportunity to become one of the journalists to view the remains of Elvis Presley add something


In 1978, Nash published a biography of Dolly Parton, which included material gathered from a several-day long interview with Parton add something


In the 1990s Nash began researching the life of Elvis Presley in order to write a book add something


Reba McEntire - Released in October 1991, it contained songs of sorrow and lost love about "all measure of suffering", according to Alanna Nash of "Entertainment Weekly


A feature writer for "The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly," and "USA Weekend", Nash was named the Society of Professional Journalists' National Member of the Year in 1994 add something


For her 1995 book, Nash had interviewed Colonel Parker but her examination into his life kept unfolding with so many twists and turns that it led to six years of exhaustive research including travel to his birthplace Breda in the Netherlands for documents and interviews add something


The book was the basis for the 1996 motion picture "Up Close & Personal" starring Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer, as well as a made-for-television movie named "Almost Golden", starring Sela Ward add something


For her acclaimed exposé on Colonel Parker, Alanna Nash was voted one of the "Heavy 100 of Country Music" by "Esquire" magazine and earned the 2004 CMA Media Achievement Award and the 2004 Belmont Book Award add something


Nick Adams (actor) - In 2005 Byron Raphael and Presley biographer Alanna Nash wrote that Adams may have "swung both ways" like "Adams' good pal James Dean