BiographyBen Falk is Course Director of the BA Journalism at Coventry University, UK, and a freelance entertainment journalist. The author of celebrity biographies Robert Downey Jr: The Fall and Rise of the Comeback Kid and The Wonder of Brian Cox, he has written about showbiz for 20 years, contributing to dozens of magazines, newspapers and websites, including Yahoo Movies, BAFTA, Look, and BBC Films Online. He was Hollywood bureau chief for the Press Association and has worked as an entertainment television producer for ITV, Channel 4 and Sky.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
I'm currently studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Huddersfield, focusing on the nature of character in unauthorised biography.
I'm also a voting member of BAFTA.