In the The Bruce Lee Story, Lida Lee, the widow of the late martial arts star, traces his life from his childhood in Hong Kong, to his education in the United States, his career as an actor, and his untimely death.
About the Author
Tom Bleecker (WGA) began his writing career in 1970 under the mentorship of Oscar winning screenwriter and director Blake Edwards and continued writing television and film for Edwards for 15 years. During that time frame, Tom Bleecker also wrote for actor William Shatner, as well as several television companies and major film studios. After writing for screen and television for nearly 30 years, Tom Bleecker coauthored his first book with Linda Lee (“The Bruce Lee Story”), which was published in July 1988 and used as the foundational material for Universal’s feature film “DRAGON.”
Several books followed, including Tom Bleecker’s controversial second book on Bruce Lee, “Unsettled Matters,” which became a bestseller and is considered by many to be the most informative book ever written on the legendary martial arts icon; “The Journey” (foreword by noted biographer Joe Hyams); and “Inside U: How to Become a Master of Your Own Destiny” by Grandmaster Byong Yu, Ph.D., with Tom Bleecker (Hay House Publishers, August 2003) and, published in 2007, “Conquest over Hatred: the Donnie Williams Story,” which has been featured on Pat Robertson’s “700 Club” and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). Tom Bleecker’s most current film “The Jacket” starring Academy Award winner Adrian Brody and Keira Knightly was released through Warner Brothers in March 2005.
In addition to writing for film and television, Tom Bleecker is available as an author of books and book proposals, both with an author’s credit and as a ghostwriter.