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Encyclopedia > Connie Booth
Connie Booth
Birth name Constance Booth
Born December 2, 1944
Flag of the United States Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Spouse(s) John Cleese, (1968-78)
John Lahr (2000 - Present)

Constance Booth (Born: December 2, 1944) is an American writer and actress best known for her appearances on British television, and particularly for her work with her former husband John Cleese. is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Indianapolis redirects here. ... “Cleese” redirects here. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... John Lahr is an American theater critic and the son of actor Bert Lahr. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... British television broadcasting has a range of different broadcasters, broadcasting multiple channels over a variety of distribution media. ... “Cleese” redirects here. ...

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Biography

Booth's father was a Wall Street magnate, and her mother was an actress. They had moved from rural Indiana to New Rochelle, New York. After performing in high school productions, Booth went on to study drama in New York City, where she worked as a waitress. At the end of the 1960s she met the English actor John Cleese, whom she later married. Elaborate marble facade of NYSE as seen from the intersection of Broad and Wall Streets For other uses, see Wall Street (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... New Rochelle is a city located in Westchester County in the US state of New York. ... This article is about the state. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... “Cleese” redirects here. ...


Through her connection with Cleese, Booth secured parts in a few episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus, and in the Python film And Now for Something Completely Different. She also appeared in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (as a woman accused of being a witch) and in How to Irritate People (a pre-Monty Python film starring Cleese and other soon-to-be Monty Python members). This article is about the television series. ... And Now For Something Completely Different is a film spinoff from the television comedy series Monty Pythons Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons. ... Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 film written and performed by the comedy group Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin), and directed by Gilliam and Jones. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Witchcraft. ... Cover of the DVD version. ...


Booth co-wrote with Cleese, and co-starred (as the maid Polly), in the series Fawlty Towers (1975, 1979). She also appeared in a short film titled Romance with a Double Bass, adapted by Cleese from a short story by Anton Chekhov. Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom made by the BBC and first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975. ... Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: , IPA: ) was a Russian short story writer and playwright. ...


Booth and Cleese were married on February 20, 1968. They divorced in 1978. In 1971 Booth gave birth to a daughter, Cynthia, who appeared alongside her father in A Fish Called Wanda 17 years later. is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse. ... Mostly harmless. ... A Fish Called Wanda is a movie released in 1988 by MGM. It was written by John Cleese and directed by Charles Crichton. ...


Booth played various roles on British television, including Mrs. Errol in a BBC adaptation of Little Lord Fauntleroy, and Miss March in a dramatisation of Edith Wharton's The Buccaneers. For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... Little Lord Fauntleroy is a sentimental childrens novel by American (English-born) author Frances Hodgson Burnett, serialized in St. ... Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. ... The Buccaneers is the last novel written by Edith Wharton. ...


She appeared in a few films including 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) as the Lady from Delaware, and The Return of Sherlock Holmes. 84, Charing Cross Road is the title of a book by Helene Hanff, published in 1970 about the long correspondence (1949-1969) between Hanff, a resident of New York City, and Frank Doel of the Marks & Co. ... The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. ...


Booth ended her acting career in 1995. She refuses to discuss Fawlty Towers and chooses to stay out of the limelight. She now works as a psychotherapist in London.[1] [2] Psychotherapy is a set of techniques believed to cure or to help solve behavioral and other psychological problems in humans. ...


Booth is married to John Lahr, the son of Bert Lahr, who played the Cowardly Lion in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. She and her family live in London.Where she works as a therapist. John Lahr is an American theater critic and the son of actor Bert Lahr. ... Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion. ... Cover of The Cowardly Lion of Oz (1929) by Ruth Plumly Thompson. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Wizard of Oz (film) redirects here. ...


External links

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Connie Booth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (382 words)
Constance "Connie" Booth, (born 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) is an American writer and actress best known for her appearances on British television, especially her work with her ex-husband John Cleese.
Booth and Cleese were married from February 20, 1968 to 1978 when their marriage ended in divorce.
Connie Booth subsequently appeared in dramatic roles on British television and her ability to switch back to her American accent proved useful in several roles including Mrs Errol in a BBC adaptation of Little Lord Fauntleroy and Miss March in a dramatisation of Edith Wharton's The Buccaneers.
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