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Adventures of a No Name Actor
The New Yorker, May 7, 2001

BOOK CURRENTS
Waiting in the Wings

Some of the best backstage memoirs are written not by stars but by actors who toil at the edge of the limelight. In Adventures of a No Name Actor (forthcoming from Bloomsbury), Marco Perella, a not quite famous face with a resume of small parts in feature films and larger parts in TV movies, recounts how he has built a career playing evildoers on the sometimes sleepy Texas movie circuit. And thanks to a stint on the PBS series "Wishbone," which chronicles the exploits of a partially literary Jack Russell terrier, Perella can boast, "I have a big fan base of five-to-ten-year-olds." ......

— William Cohen