Claire Bloom

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Birthday
15, 1931
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthplace
England

About

Stage actor who starred in productions of A Streetcar Named Desire and appeared with Rod Steiger in the 1969 film The Illustrated Man.

Before Fame

She made her first stage debut at the age of 15 with the Oxford Repertory Theatre.

Trivia

She appeared alongside Charlie Chaplin in the 1952 film Limelight.

Family Life

She had a daughter with Rod Steiger, whom she was married to from 1959 to 1969. She was also married to producer Hillard Elkins from 1969 to 1972 and novelist Philip Roth from 1990 to 1995.

Associated With

She played Queen Mary in the 2010 Academy Award winning Tom Hooper film The King's Speech.