Claire is a Dutch and English native speaking actress, presenter and voice over. She trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and also studied at the Chubbuck Studio in Los Angeles and Amsterdam.
Born and raised in England, her parents both Dutch, she grew up bilingual and frequently uses this trait in her profession. She started acting at a young age, landing her first professional role in the Dutch national production of the musical Annie in 1995.
Claire has been working as professional actress on stage since finishing drama school in 2009, creating her own work like the dramatic English play The Upper Crust, which was also filmed. Claire has performed at many theatre festivals like De Parade and Fringe. In 2014-2015, Claire played the part of young Emilie in the Dutch national production of one of the world's most famous and successful theatre shows, War Horse.
Other theatre credits include improv comedy group The Cyclepaths, children's theatre shows De Kleine Prins by Theater van Santen and several educational plays with theatre group Zwerm, among others.
Claire now mostly works in front of the camera and has starred in many films and features, from graduation pieces to short and international films, shown at different festivals as the Nederlands Film Festival, the Cannes Film Festival and Cinekid. She was also in a number of TV film productions, for example SCARS for KRO/NCRV. Other credits include various children's tv-shows, for example Nickelodeon's Hunter Street, School TV What's Up and NTR's Hoela Hoep, and television series as De Spa, Bitterzoet, Levenslied and Moordvrouwen.
Most recently, Claire had one of the leads in the 4th season of international children's tv-series Mia and Me, 26 episodes to be seen on Nickelodeon and Netflix end 2020. She also played in tv-series H3L (Videoland), 16 episodes, starting September 2020.
Claire also frequently works as a presenter in the corporate and online film business and does lots of voice over work for commercials, corporates, animation films and audiobooks.