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actor , screenwriter

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;actor, various stage productions, Los Angeles, New York City, since 1926;writer for television, radio, film, Hollywood, New York City, since 1935;documentarian, Sutherland Ednl. Films, Hollywood, New York City, 1950-1960. Teacher drama various colleges including University of California at Los Angeles, U. Vermont, Pasadena College, U.Alberta, Banff.

Guest. lecturer University of Wisconsin, Stanford University, Redlands U., others. Member Monterey County Film Commission.

Achievements

  • Avocations: playing bridge, golfing. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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

spouse:
Thelma Hubbard

spouse:
Kathleen Gilmour

child:
Penelope Boardman

child:
True Anne Boardman