Claire Bloom CBE (born Patricia Claire Blume; 15 February 1931) is an English actress. She is known for leading roles in plays such as A Streetcar Named Desire, A Doll's House, and Long Day's Journey into Night, and has starred in nearly sixty films. After a childhood in England and the US, Bloom studied drama.
The well-known and highly respected stage, screen and television actress Claire Bloom continues to be in demand as an octogenarian actress and looks as beautiful as ever. She was born Patricia Claire Blume on February 15, 1931, in Finchley, North London, to Elizabeth (Grew) and Edward Max Blume, who... See full bio »
The well-known and highly respected stage, screen and television actress Claire Bloom continues to be in demand as an octogenarian actress and looks as beautiful as ever. She was born Patricia Claire Blume on February 15, 1931, in Finchley, North London, to Elizabeth (Grew) and Edward Max Blume, who worked in sales.
From her first film role in Charlie Chaplin’s 1952 film Limelight to her performance in 2010’s The King’s Speech, Claire Bloom is one of the most iconic and popular actresses of her generation. In 1941, her family moved from London to Florida to escape the Blitz, and Bloom began performing on radio shows and at a local hotel.
Claire Bloom Claire is born in 1931 and, age 10 and at the height of the Blitz, is sent to Florida to stay with her uncle. She returns two years later, having made her radio debut. She follows it up on stage age 15 and within just two years she’s playing Ophelia opposite Paul Schofield and Robert Helpmann at Stratford-upon-Avon.
Sep 17, 1996 · Next month, Little, Brown & Company will publish a scathing memoir by Mr. Roth's former wife, the actress Claire Bloom. The book, called ''Leaving a Doll's House,'' paints the author as a...
May 23, 2018 · Actress Claire Bloom, 87, married her third husband, Roth in 1990 - but they split just three years later She claims the legendary American novelist sent her threatening faxes after their divorce,...
May 29, 2018 · Philip Roth’s Biographer Has a Hair-raising Claire Bloom Story to Share. Blake Bailey. Photo: Allen J. Schaben/LA Times via Getty Images. When Blake Bailey met with Philip Roth to interview for ...
May 14, 2011 · When Claire Bloom wrote about Burton, she talked about how Taylor wasn't happy about the last film Burton made with Bloom, how she was on the set all the time and called him to her side in an "unmusical" voice. OTOH, when Carol Lynley made Night of the Iguana she mentioned at some point that she felt Burton treated Taylor like shit.
Leaving a Doll's House: A Memoir is an autobiography written by British actress Claire Bloom and published in 1996. Bloom writes about her life, career and relationships, including her first marriage to Rod Steiger. The main focus is on her troubled relationship with writer Philip Roth.