Claire Forlani was born on July 1, 1972 in Twickenham, London, England. She is an English actress. Her mother was British and her father Italian.
Biography and Career :
When she was 11, Claire Forlani enrolled in London's Arts Educational School.
She studied dance and drama for 6 years and her theater credits include The Nutcracker Ballet at the Covent Garden and Orpheus in the Underworld at the Coliseum.
In 1991, Claire ventured into the realm of UK television. Claire Forlani made two appearances on the series Press Gang (playing the part of Judy Wellman) and appeared on the program Shrinks. In 1992, Claire spent 11 weeks in war-torn Zagreb, Croatia, to appear in her first feature film Gypsy Eyes (released on video in the United States as C.I.A. Trackdown).
Forlani and her parents relocated to San Francisco in 1993. Months later, she made her American debut in the ABC mini-series JFK: Reckless Youth, in the minor role of Ann Cannon, a tempting young lass who shares a sensuous dance with a young JFK. Claire next appeared in the 1994 sequel Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow. Later that year, she played a small role in the 30-minute Showtime feature The Gift, which featured the likes of Isabella Rosellini and Mary Steenburgen and marked the directorial debut of Laura Dern.
In 1996, Claire Forlani appeared in a supporting role in the blockbuster action movie The Rock. Claire Forlani continued to appear in both widely released and smaller-budget films. Forlani was cast in the 1998 film, Deep Rising, but due to creative conflicts left the set during the first few days of filming; that same year, her starring role in Meet Joe Black (co-starring Brad Pitt) was Forlani's most financially successful film. Next, she appeared in Antitrust, a thriller that was released in January of 2001 to mixed reviews.
In 1999, Claire Forlani appeared in the summer action flick Mystery Men, with the likes of Hank Azaria, Janeane Garofalo, Paul Reubens, Ben Stiller, and William H. Macy. Claire will be featured in a romantic drama Elements, with Rob Morrow. Claire Forlani has finished her work in the indie comedy film Magicians, with Alan Arkin.
- She walked out on the set of Deep Rising (1998).
- She learned to play guitar in 2003.
- Height : 5'7"/170 cm
- Claire Forlani was the new face of L'Oreal in 2001.
- After I saw the first thing I ever did, I got a migraine.
- Armani's clothes are beautiful and modern and I love him.
- But Basquiat is the first thing I've done that I'm really proud of.
- Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
- Carolina Moon (2007)
- Hallam Foe (2006) (attached) .... Verity Foe
- In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) .... Solona
- For Your Consideration (2006) (post-production)
- Shamrock Boy (2006) .... Kathy Monihan
- "CSI: NY"
- Hung Out to Dry (2006) TV Episode .... Detective Jennifer Angell
- People with Money (2006) TV Episode .... Detective Jennifer Angell
- "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King" (2006) (mini) TV Series .... Doris Freeman (segment "Crouch End")
- Ripley Under Ground (2005) .... Cynthia
- The Shadow Dancer (2005) .... Isabella Parish
... aka Shadows in the Sun (USA)
... aka Vengo a prenderti (Italy)
- Hooligans (2005) .... Shannon Dunham
... aka Football Hooligans (Singapore: English title)
... aka Green Street (UK)
... aka Green Street Hooligans (USA: new title)
- Untitled David Diamond/David Weissman Project (2005) (TV) .... Allison
- Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004) .... Mary Malone Jones
- Memron (2004) .... Vangela Clay
- Going Greek (2003) (scenes deleted) .... Sorority Sister
- The Medallion (2003) .... Nicole James
- The Limit (2003) .... Monica Prince
... aka Gone Dark (USA: DVD title)
- The Pentagon Papers (2003) (TV) .... Patricia Marx
- Northfork (2003) .... Mrs. Hadfield
- Triggermen (2002) .... Emma Cutler
- Antitrust (2001) .... Alice Poulson
... aka Conspiracy.com (Europe: English title)
- Boys and Girls (2000) .... Jennifer Burrows
- Magicians (2000) .... Lydia
- Mystery Men (1999) .... Monica the Waitress
- Meet Joe Black (1998) .... Susan Parrish
- Into My Heart (1998) .... Nina
- Basil (1998) .... Julia Sherwin
- The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997) .... Joan
- Basquiat (1996) .... Gina Cardinale
... aka Build a Fort, Set It on Fire
- The Rock (1996) .... Jade Angelou
- Garage Sale (1996) .... Julia
- Mallrats (1995) .... Brandi Svenning
- Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994) .... Katrina
... aka Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow (USA: alternative title)
- J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993) (TV) .... Ann Cannon
- "Press Gang"
- In the Picture (1992) TV Episode .... Judy Wellman
- Chance Is a Fine Thing (1991) TV Episode .... Judy Wellman
- Gypsy Eyes (1992) .... Katarina
... aka CIA Trackdown (USA: video title)
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