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Age has not taken the flower off this Bloom. The well-known and respected stage, screen and television actress Claire Bloom, originally named Patricia Claire Blume, continues to be in demand as a septuagenarian actress and looks as beautiful as ever. She was born in North London on February 15, 1931, to Edward and Elizabeth (Grew) Blume, both ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Casualty (TV Series)
Helen Barber
- Gloves Off (2013) ... Helen Barber
 2013 Max Rose
Eva Rose
 2012 And While We Were Here
Grandma Eves
 2010 The Bill (TV Series)
Jill Peters
- Taking a Stand (2010) ... Jill Peters
 2009-2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Woman
- The End of Time: Part Two (2010) ... The Woman
- The End of Time: Part One (2009) ... The Woman
 2008 Fiona's Story (TV Movie)
Helen
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series)
Helen Brownlow
- Final Curtain (2008) ... Helen Brownlow
 2006-2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Helen Masters
- Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2007) ... Helen Masters
- Sins of the Father: Part 1 (2006) ... Helen Masters
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
Rani
 2006 Kalamazoo?
Eleanor
 2006 The Chatterley Affair (TV Movie)
Older Helena
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Aunt Ada
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006) ... Aunt Ada
 2005 Jericho (TV Series)
Marie Hewitt
- To Murder and Create (2005) ... Marie Hewitt
 2004 Daniel and the Superdogs
Claire Martin
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marion Whitney
- Unrequited (2004) ... Marion Whitney
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Sara Sternberg
 2003 The Republic of Love
Onion
 2002 The Book of Eve
Eva Smallwood
 2000 Yesterday's Children (TV Movie)
Maggie
 2000 Love and Murder (TV Movie)
Nina Love
 1999 The Lady in Question (TV Movie)
Emma Sachs
 1998 Imogen's Face (TV Series)
Elinor
 1998 Wrestling with Alligators
Lulu Fraker
 1997 What the Deaf Man Heard (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tynan
 1997 Family Money (TV Series)
Fran Pye
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Fran Pye
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Fran Pye
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Fran Pye
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Fran Pye
 1996 Daylight
Eleanor Trilling
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite
Amanda's Mother
 1995 Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Liz Stringer
 1995 A Village Affair (TV Movie)
Cecily Jordan
 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (1994) ... Narrator
 1993 Remember (TV Movie)
Anne Deveraux Rawlings
 1993 The Age of Innocence (uncredited)
 1993 It's Nothing Personal (TV Movie)
Evelyn Whitloff
 1992 The Camomile Lawn (TV Mini-Series)
Sophy (older)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Sophy (older)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Sophy (older)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Sophy (older)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Sophy (older)
 1990 Pas de deux (Short)
Maria Cruz
 1989 Crimes and Misdemeanors
Miriam Rosenthal
 1989 The Lady and the Highwayman (TV Movie)
Lady Emma Darlington
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Lady Delamere
 1987 Queenie (TV Movie)
Vicky Kelley
 1987 Intimate Contact (TV Series)
Ruth Gregory
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Ruth Gregory
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Ruth Gregory
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Ruth Gregory
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Ruth Gregory
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Movie)
Edwina, Lady Dunvale
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
Madame Bartholdi
 1986 Ann and Debbie (TV Movie)
Debbie
 1985 Shadowlands (TV Movie)
Joy Davidman
 1985 Time and the Conways (TV Movie)
Mrs. Conway
 1985 Time for Murder (TV Series)
Lady Penwarden
- This Lightning Always Strikes Twice (1985) ... Lady Penwarden
 1985 Promises to Keep (TV Movie)
Sally
 1985 Déjà Vu
Eleanor Harvey
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
Fanny Nightingale
 1984 King John (TV Movie)
Constance
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Rebecca Weiler
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Hope
- The Ghost Writer (1984) ... Hope
 1983 Separate Tables (TV Movie)
Miss Cooper
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
Queen
 1981 CBS Library (TV Series)
Beauty
- Misunderstood Monsters (1981) ... Beauty (voice)
 1981 Beauty and the Beast (Short)
Beauty (voice)
 1979 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Katharine of Aragon
 1979 Oresteia (TV Mini-Series)
Athene
- Furies (1979) ... Athene
 1977 Islands in the Stream
Audrey
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series)
Sarah Merz
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Sarah Merz
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Sarah Merz
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Sarah Merz
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Sarah Merz
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Sarah Merz
 1974 Aquarius (TV Series)
Stage actress
- Desire Revisted-Streetcar/Pulcinella (1974) ... Stage actress
 1974 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Sheila Pennell
- Ice Storm (1974) ... Sheila Pennell
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Ella
- An Imaginative Woman (1973) ... Ella
 1973 The Going Up of David Lev (TV Movie)
Hannah
 1971 Red Sky at Morning
Ann Arnold
 1970 A Severed Head
Honor Klein
 1969 The Illustrated Man
Felicia
 1968 Late Night Horror (TV Series)
Amelia Lornan
- The Triumph of Death (1968) ... Amelia Lornan
 1967 Soldier in Love (TV Movie)
Queen Anne
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Margaret Chapman
- A Time to Love (1967) ... Margaret Chapman
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Sasha
- Ivanov (1966) ... Sasha
 1964 Camera Three (TV Series)
 1964 The Outrage
Wife
 1964 High Infidelity
Laura (segment "Peccato nel pomeriggio")
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Julie Monks
 1962 Wuthering Heights (TV Movie)
Cathy
 1961 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
Anna Karenina
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Gina Burton
- Through a Dark Glass (1961) ... Gina Burton
 1960 Brainwashed
Irene Andreny
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Hypatia
- Misalliance (1959) ... Hypatia
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Rose
- First Love (1957) ... Rose
 1955-1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Juliet / Cleopatra / Roxane
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Juliet
- Cyrano de Bergerac (1955) ... Roxane
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Orlena Grimaldi (aka Lena Smythe) #1 (1993-1995)
 1956 Alexander the Great
Barsine
 1953 The Man Between
Susanne Mallison
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Susan Robbins
 1952 Limelight
Thereza
 1952 The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird
Sheperdess (English version, voice)
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Martine
- Martine (1952) ... Martine
 1952 The Marvellous History of St. Bernard (TV Movie)
Marguerite de Miolans
 1948 The Blind Goddess
Mary Dearing
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England, with Godfrey Tearle (also co-director), Paul Scofield (as "Roderigo"), Anthony Quayle (also co-director) and Diana Wynyard in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like to work in Hollywood, but I don't want to live there. I'm too young to die. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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