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The Montgomery Endowment
Office of the Provost
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Dartmouth College
Hanover, N.H. 03655
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Claire Bloom

BloomAugust 1992

Clair Bloom is an award-winning legend of stage, screen and television, Claire Bloom made her first stage appearance at the age of 16. Her most notable stage roles at the Old Vic have included Juliet, Orphelia, Miranda, and Cordelia; in London she has appeared in Ivanov, A Doll's House, and A Streetcar Named Desire. In New York she has had leading roles in Hedda Gabler, Rashomon, Vivat! Vivat! Regina! and the stage version of Henry James' A Turn of the Screw. Her films include Limelight, Richard III, and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid. Americans may know her best for her role as Lady Marchmain in Brideshead Revisited. Ms. Bloom received an honorary degree from Dartmouth in 1989.

Last Updated: 9/3/09