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Date of Birth 30 October 1936Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Date of Death 28 March 2011West Hollywood, California, USA  (Parkinson's Disease)
Birth NameClaire Bradley Griswold

Mini Bio (1)

Claire Griswold was born on October 30, 1936 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Claire Bradley Griswold. She was an actress, known for The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), 77 Sunset Strip (1958) and Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to Sydney Pollack. She died on March 28, 2011 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Sydney Pollack (22 September 1958 - 26 May 2008) (his death) (3 children)

Trivia (5)

One of only two or three actresses seriously considered by Alfred Hitchcock for the lead role in Marnie (1964), should Tippi Hedren not work out for some reason. However, at the end of 1963, she instead retired from acting to be a full-time mother to the children she bore by husband Sydney Pollack.
Sister-in-law of Bernie Pollack.
Mother of Rachel Pollack Sorman, Rebecca Pollack Parker and Steven Pollack. Steven died in a plane crash in 1993.
Was an acting student of her future husband, Sydney Pollack.
Mother-in-law of Hutch Parker.

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