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Clare Boothe Luce (1903–1987)

Clare Boothe Luce was born on March 10, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA as Ann Clare Boothe. She was a writer and actress, known for The Women (2008), The Women (1939) and Come to the Stable (1949). She was married to Henry Luce and George Tuttle Brokaw. She died on October 9, 1987 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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 2008/I The Women (play)
 2002 Stage on Screen: The Women (TV Movie) (play - as Clare Boothe)
 1977 Women in New York (TV Movie) (play "The Women")
 1958 Teledrama (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mulheres (1958) ... (play)
 1956 The Opposite Sex (adapted from a play by - as Clare Boothe)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Women (1955) ... (play)
 1949 Come to the Stable (story)
 1943 Margin for Error (play "Margin For Error" - as Clare Boothe)
 1941 Kiss the Boys Goodbye (play - as Clare Boothe)
 1939 The Women (from the play by - as Clare Boothe)
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 1915 The Heart of a Waif (Short)
Little Girl on the Fence (as Clare Boothe)
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 1923 Under the Red Robe (horse jump double: Alma Rubens - uncredited)
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 1975 Tomorrow Coast to Coast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 March 1975 (1975) ... Herself
 1969-1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.62 (1970) ... Herself
- Episode #2.19 (1969) ... Herself
 1966-1969 Firing Line (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Reflections on the Current Scene (1969) ... Herself - Guest
- The Future of the Republican Party (1966) ... Herself - Guest
 1960 Small World (TV Series)
- Episode #2.14 (1960) ... Herself
- Episode #2.13 (1960) ... Herself
 1957 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- Conversation with Marshal Tito (1957) ... Herself
 1952-1955 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - U.S. Ambassador to Italy / Himself - former U.S. Congressman
- Episode dated 24 January 1955 (1955) ... Himself - U.S. Ambassador to Italy
- Episode dated 24 October 1952 (1952) ... Himself - former U.S. Congressman
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 1991 Firing Line (TV Series)
 1955 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Herself - Ambassador
- Episode dated 27 April 1955 (1955) ... Herself - Ambassador

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Kiss the Boys Good-Bye. Comedy. Written by Clare Boothe Luce [credited as Clare Boothe]. Scenic Design by John Root. Directed by Antoinette Perry. Henry Miller's Theatre: 28 Sep 1938- Jun 1939 (closing date unknown/286 performances). Cast: John Alexander (as "Madison Breed"), Ollie Burgoyne (as "Maimie"), Helen Claire (as "... See more »

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Clare Boothe

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All history shows that the hand that cradles the rock has ruled the world, not the hand that rocks the cradle. See more »


Republican US Congressional representative from Connecticut, 3 January 1943-3 January 1947. Was not a candidate for renomination in 1946. See more »

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