Claire James was an American actress

Claire James was born on April 23, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for Jack Armstrong (1947), Hop Harrigan (1946) and Voodoo Man (1944). She was married to Dr. Peter L. Hoffman, William Girard, Busby Berkeley and Raymond Dorsey. She died on January 18, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Older sister of actress Lois James.Ex-daughter-in-law of Gertrude Berkeley.Was of Swedish descent.Her father was fire chief at 20th Century Fox in the 1930's.Was signed under contract by MGM in 1938.Was "Miss California" in 1938 and finished First runner-up in the 1938 Miss America pageant.

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