[ACTORS AND ACTRESSES] Broderick, Matthew. (b. 1962) & Cage, Nicolas. (b. 1964) & Costner, Kevin. (b. 1955) & Fierstein, Harvey. (b. 1954) & Holliday, Jennifer. (b. 1960) & Matlin, Marlee. (b. 1965) & Reinking, Ann. (1949–2020) & Shea, John. b. 1949) etc.

Signed photos of actors and actresses on leaves from journals (1980s)

Signed leaves with photos of (then) promising new actors and actresses cut from unidentified periodicals from the 1980s, all in black and white. Only some of the photos are signed, mostly with an inscription to Paul McMahon. Various formats; max. 9.5 x 7.5 inches (23.5 x 18.5 cm). In fine condition throughout. Signatures of the following (ordered by date of publication and, for each year, alphabetically):

1981: Adam Redfield (b. 1959), Rex Smith (b. 1955)
1982: Karen Akers (b. 1945), Laurie Beechman (1953–1998), Danny Glover (b. 1946), Jennifer Holliday (b. 1960; won two Grammy Awards and one Tony Award), Edward James Olmos (b. 1947), Ann Reinking (1949–2020; won Tony Award as choreographer in 1997), John Shea (b. 1949; won an Emmy Award in 1988)
1983: Karen Allen (b. 1951), Matthew Broderick (b. 1962; won two Tony Awards), Harvey Fierstein (b. 1954; won four Tony Awards), Peter Gallagher (b. 1955)
1985: Maxwell Caulfield (b. 1959), Michael J. Fox (b. 1961; won a Grammy Award in 2010 and some Emmy Awards), Julie Hagerty (b. 1955)
1986: Kevin Costner (b. 1955; 2 Academy Awards in 1991 as producer and director), Marlee Matlin (b. 1965; won Academy Award in 1987), Elizabeth Perkins (b. 1960)
[1987]: Sally Kirkland (b. 1941; stills from film Anna)
1988: John Turturro (b. 1957)
1989: Kenneth Branagh (b. 1960)
Undated (not before 1989): John Leguizamo (b. 1964)
Undated (1984?): Nicolas Cage (b. 1964; won Academy Award in 1996)

From the collection of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications. (22141)