Constance 'Connie' Booth is a Britain-based actress, comedian, writer and a psychotherapist born in America. Best known for her role as Polly Sherman in 1970's popular TV show Fawlty Towers, which she co-wrote. She is now 73 years old.
The blonde beauty quit her career as an actress in 2000. It was only after leaving acting that she got her degree in psychotherapy.
Source: Belfast Telegraph
Connie went through a very bad divorce back in the day. Let's find out about it and also about her marriage and other relationships:
In the year 1968, Connie got married to English actor, producer and comedian John Marwood Cleese. Later in 1971, after three years of getting married, they had their first and only child, Cynthia Cleese. The two were very close back then, and they became stars in TV show Fawlty Towers, which was co-written by none other than her ex-husband John Cleese.
Connie Booth with husband John Cleese and daughter
However, in 1978, the couple got divorced, at a time when the second season of Fawlty Towers has just finished recording and had not even aired. This is the reason why Connie denied to talk about the show and spoke about it only after agreeing to participate in a documentary. Despite the divorce, John and Connie decided to stay friends and still are very close.
Meanwhile, after splitting up with Cleese, Connie got married to Alyce Faye Eichelberger. They split up in 2008. and had a divorce settlement for 12 million Euros. After her expensive divorce with Eichelberger, Connie's net worth has been estimated to be around $16.5 million.
Cleese, meanwhile, started dating Jennifer Wade, who is a former model and an English jewelry designer. Despite the age gap of 31 years, the duo got married in August 2012. Cleese even claimed that she was his true love after Connie.
I didn't want my wife to be unrepresented... https://t.co/4VOOffqPMp— John Cleese (@JohnCleese) November 8, 2017
Connie again got married to John Lahr, an American theatre critic and the son of Bert Lahr (actor) in 2000. Lahr holds a degree in Arts from Yale University.
Source: Chicago Tribune
The lovely couple has been together for last 17 years and still are strong. However, they do not have any children together.
John Lahr's new biography maps Tennessee Williams brilliantly http://t.co/KszpSV3g04— John Lahr (@JohnLahrwriter) September 19, 2014