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True Eames Boardman

True Eames Boardman, American screenwriter, actor. Founding officer Armed Forces Radio Service; president World Affairs Council Monterey Bay Area, 1990-1991. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (chairman documentary committee 1982-1986), Authors League (board directors), Radio Writers Guild, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild American.

Background

  • Boardman, True Eames was born on October 25, 1909 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of William True and Margaret (Shields) Boardman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1934. Master of Arts, Occidental College, 1972.

    Career

    • Actor various film companies, Hollywood, California, 1913-1980, various stage productions, Los Angeles, New York City, from 1926. Writer for television, radio, film Hollywood, New York City, from 1935. Documentarian Sutherland Educational Films, 1950-1960.

      Teacher drama various colleges including University of California at Los Angeles, University Vermont, Pasadena College, University Alberta, Banff. Guest. lecturer University Wisconsin, Stanford University, Redlands University, others. Member Monterey County Film Commission.

    Works

    • Writer: (radio series) Silver Theater, Dan Carson Story, Screen Guild Theater, Lux Radio Theater, Promoting Priscilla, Maisie, The Charles Boyer Theater, Ford Playhouse, Family Theater, Woodbury Playhouse, (film productions) Son of the Navy, Ride 'em Cowboy, Keep 'em Flying, Pardon My Sarong, who dunit, Between Us Girls, The Painted Hills, (teleplays) NBC television Theater, Chevrolet on Broadway, Colgate Theater, Revlon Playhouse, Gunslinger, Donna Reed Show, Perry Mason, My Three Sons, Ironside, The Virginian, The Men From Shiloh, Bonanza, others. Also numerous commercial and educational films for American Telephone & Telegraph Company, General Electric, Kraft, J.C. Penney.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Founding officer Armed Forces Radio Service. President World Affairs Council Monterey Bay Area, 1990-1991. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1942-1946.

    Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (chairman documentary committee 1982-1986), Authors League (board directors), Radio Writers Guild, National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild American.

    Personality

    Interests

    Playing bridge, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Thelma Hubbard, January 12, 1935 (deceased April 1978). Children: Penelope, True Anne. Married Kathleen Gilmour, July 11, 1982.
    • father: William True Boardman
    • mother: Margaret (Shields) Boardman
    • spouses: Thelma Hubbard
    • Kathleen Gilmour
    • children: Penelope Boardman
    • True Anne Boardman
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    Born October 25, 1909
    Died July 28, 2003
    (aged 93)
    Nationality
    • 1934
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1972
      Occidental College
    • 1913 - 1980
      Actor, various film companies
      Hollywood, Florida, United States
    • 1950 - 1960
      documentarian Sutherland Educational Films