Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld

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Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld

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Death: Died in North Walsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
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Son of John Calthorpe Blofeld and Isabel Clare Blofeld
Husband of Grizel Blanche Blofeld
Father of Anthea Blofeld; <private> Blofeld and <private> Blofeld
Brother of Kythe Susan Cator

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About Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld


Henry's father (Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld, 1903–1986) was at Eton with Ian Fleming and his name is believed to have been the inspiration for the name of James Bond supervillain, Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

Henry Blofeld, Wikipedia

It is commonly believed that the name Blofeld was inspired by the English cricket commentator Henry Blofeld's father, with whom Fleming went to school. Henry Blofeld offered on the BBC Radio 4 series Just a Minute that "Ian took my father's name as the name of the baddie."

Ernst Stavros Blofeld, Wikipedia

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Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld's Timeline

1903
September 10, 1903
1929
1929
Age 25
North Norfolk District, Norfolk, UK
1986
June 1986
Age 82
North Walsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom