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Claire Bloom

Claire Bloom


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Born: February 15, 1931 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...


father: Edward Max Blume. Salesman. Changed family name from Blumenthal; Bloom later learned he was a compulsive gambler; died three days after she had snubbed him (on the arm of his new wife) after a performance of "Romeo and Juliet" at London's Old Vic in the early 1950s.
mother: Elizabeth Blume. Her family changed name from Griewski.
aunt: Mary. Actor. One of the two women (along with her mother) who profoundly influenced her.
brother: John Blume. Film editor. Born c. 1936.
daughter: Anna-Justine Steiger. Opera singer. Made New York City Opera debut in 1990.

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