Nom de plume

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Nom de plume

Postby anthonyz on November 2nd, 2011, 5:11 pm

Dear Tom,

If your name had already been taken by another actor with Equity, what pseudonym would you have chosen? A lifetime of end credits and autographs would be vastly different! I wonder what nom de plume you might adopt as an author?


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Re: Nom de plume

Postby Tom Baker on November 21st, 2011, 11:13 pm


I only called myself Tom Baker as a second choice. I wanted to be known as Jake Bromberg and I practised my autograph, "Cordially yours, Jake Bromberg", but then I discovered that name was already taken so I settled for Tom Baker.

Not much of a story, is it? If ever I write a book I shall use the name Dolly Gray, and the book will be called "Blame me on History" and it will be very sad.

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