"Hot Lips" Houlihan From Mash: Sally Kellerman, shares memorable, regrettable, and comical experiences from her 50-plus years in TV, movies and music and as a pop culture icon in Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life.
In 1969, at age 31 and after 14 years of working in Hollywood, Sally Kellerman reluctantly accepted a role in an edgy comedy directed by someone she didn't know from Adam. At the time, she no idea that her character-Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan in Robert Altman's smash hit M*A*S*H -would earn her Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, marking her breakout as a movie actress. "M*A*S*H was the greatest experience of my entire career, and I've had a lot of great ones," Kellerman reflects. "Still, I'd be lying if I said it didn't push a button or two every time someone calls me Hot Lips."
In her debut book and long-awaited tell-all memoir, Read My Lips: Stories of a Hollywood Life, actress, singer, and debut author Sally Kellerman presents a collection of experiences that made her laugh, cry, and sometimes scream. The result is a rollicking, riveting, star-studded tour of Hollywood from its glory days in the 1950s to today, entwined in an honest account of the professional ups and downs and personal twists and turns of a passionate, hardworking, life-long