Remembering the Birthday of Connie Clausen!
Hollywood 1960s actress turned literary agent who began her entertainment career by riding an elephant in the circus.
She joined the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1940s, writing about her experiences in the memoir, I Love You Honey, but the Season’s Over.
Among her own publishing agency’s big sellers was the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Jackson Pollock: An American Saga.
She was married three times, and had one son.
Swoosie Kurtz played her in the ITV 2009 movie An Englishman in New York.