Claire Luce

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Born Oct 15, 1903

Claire Luce was an American stage and screen actress and dancer. Among her few films were Up the River (1930) directed by John Ford and costarring Spencer Tracy and Humphrey Bogart, and Under Secret Orders, the English-language version of G. W. Pabst's French-language feature Mademoiselle Docteur (1937).… Read More

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1903 Birth Born on October 15, 1903.


1923 19 Years Old Luce starred in many Broadway plays from 1923 until 1952, including costarring with Fred Astaire in the original musical Gay Divorce (1932). … Read More


1945 41 Years Old …  She played a number of Shakespearean roles during that time and in 1945 scored a big success leading the company at the annual Stratford-on-Avon Memorial Theatre's summer Shakespeare Festival, particularly as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra.
1946 42 Years Old Her last appearance in London at that time was as Becky Sharp in an adaptation of Thackeray's Vanity Fair at the Comedy Theatre in 1946.


1989 86 Years Old Died on August 31, 1989.
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