Claire Bloom won the Drama Desk Award, outstanding performances in 1971 for A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler
Claire Bloom was awarded her first film BAFTA in 1952 for Most Promising Newcomer to Film, for her role in Limelight.
Claire Bloom has written two books, both memoirs, Limelight and After: The Education of an Actress published in 1952 and Leaving a Doll's House: A Memoir published in 1996.
Claire was married to Rod Steiger from September, 20 1959 until 1969, when they got divorced.
Claire has a daughter, Anna Steiger, who is an opera singer.
In 1999, Claire was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award for Best Actress for her role in Electra.
Claire: In any of the arts, you never stop learning.
Claire: Film is different for me now. If the money is good and it's not totally revolting, I'll do it.
Claire: I remember seeing some little wrinkles in my early 30s and thinking they were interesting. But you know the horror of it is that the screen image has to be perfect.
Claire: My face has always been my fortune anyway, not my body.
Claire: There are several paths one can take, but not every path is open to you.
Claire: I've spent my life pursing excellence as an artist, which is what I always wanted to do anyhow.
Claire: I admire anyone who has been able to do what so many women are trying to do, which is balance a career and a life.