Actress, Voice Artist
Date of Birth: 18 January 1936
Height: 1.65m Hair: Grey Eyes: Blue
Skills: Voice Artist, Presenting, Accents, Radio Presenting
FLEUR DU CAP AWARD – Song at Twilight
NALEDI – Pieter Toerien’s Damsels (Nomination)
NALEDI – Best Actress in a Comedy (Nomination) (Blithe Spirit) (2005)
NALEDI – Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play (Nomination) (Butterflies Are Free) (2006)
Clare is an accomplished stage, feature film and television actress. She appeared as the leading lady in South Africa's first ever TV drama Ardell. Her film work includes Zulu Dawn with Peter O Toole, Sir John Mills and Burt Lancaster. She also played ‘Mrs Malaga’ in the Richard E. Grant movie, Wah Wah and appeared in director Clive Morris’s crime drama, A case of Murder in 2004.
Other film titles include Cape of Good Hope, Zulu Dawn, Hostage, Murphy's Law, Purgatory (Warner Bros), Burn Down, and The Keeper.
Clare's extensive TV appearances include Miss Candida, Town Guard, People Like Us, Red Tape, Saints & Sinners (‘Queen Victoria’), Egoli, Tropical Heat, Generations, Madam and Eve, Isidingo, and The Triangle in which she portrayed the role of ‘Alice Sheedy’. She also appeared in the MNET Docudrama, Feast of the Uninvited directed by Katinka Heyns.
She was a founder member of Radio Today and was the first female voice to be heard on the station on its inception in 1996. Clare can be heard on Sunday mornings in the 8h30 slot.
Clare was educated between India, England and what was then Rhodesia, and studied drama in the UK, and has won numerous awards for her theatrical work.