Eames, Clare

(1896-1930)
   The actress was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and was trained by Sarah Cowell LeMoyne. Eames made her debut in 1918 at the Greenwich Village Theatre and rose quickly to stardom. She married playwright Sidney Howard in 1922 and created leading roles in his Lucky Sam McCarver (1925) and Ned McCobb's Daughter (1926). She made her London stage debut in Howard's The Silver Cord in 1927. However, he divorced her for desertion in 1930 when she returned to London, where she died after a career of only 12 years.

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