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Famous People Named Claire 

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If your name is Claire, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Claire, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Claire can you think of? The famous Claires below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Claire, athletes named Claire, and even political figures named Claire. The music industry is no stranger to the name Claire, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Claire are worth mentioning? This list includes Claire Danes, Claire Holt, Claire Forlani and Claire Coffee. To read more about these notable people named Claire, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Claire Danes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 39

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) is an American actor. She is the recipient of three Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, Time named ...more

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Claire Holt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 30

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Claire Rhiannon Holt (born 11 June 1988) is an Australian actress, known for her roles as Rebekah Mikaelson in the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff series The Originals, ...more

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Claire Forlani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Twickenham, London, England

Claire Antonia Forlani (born 17 December 1971) is an English actress. She became known in the mid-1990s for her leading role in the film Mallrats, and in the Jean-Michel Basquiat 1996 biopic ...more

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Claire Coffee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Claire Elizabeth Coffee is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Adalind Schade in the NBC fantasy drama Grimm.
Claire Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor, Presenter

Age: 47

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Claire Jane Sweeney (born 17 April 1971) is an English actress, singer and television personality, best known for playing the role of Lindsey Corkhill in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside and ...more
Claire Bloom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 88

Birthplace: England, London

Patricia Claire Blume, (born 15 February 1931), better known by her stage name Claire Bloom, is an English film and stage actress whose career has spanned over six decades. She is known for ...more

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#523 of 940 The Best Actresses in Film History #102 of 185 The Best Living English Actresses #39 of 62 The Best English Actresses of All Time

Claire Trevor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: Dec. at 90 (1910-2000)

Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, United States of America

Claire Trevor (born Claire Wemlinger; March 8, 1910 – April 8, 2000) was an American actress. She appeared in over 60 films, winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in ...more

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Claire Denis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Professor, Screenwriter, Casting Director

Age: 72

Birthplace: France, Paris

Claire Denis (born 21 April 1946) is a French film director and writer. Her feature film Beau Travail (1999) has been called one of the greatest films of the 1990s. Other acclaimed works include ...more

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Claire Cooper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 38

Birthplace: Wakefield, United Kingdom

Claire Elizabeth Cooper (born 26 October 1980) is a British actress, best known for portraying Jacqui McQueen in Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, a character she played from 2006 to 2013. Cooper ...more
Claire McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Phelps County, Rolla, Phelps County, United States of America, United States, + more

Claire Conner McCaskill (; born July 24, 1953) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Missouri from 2007 to 2019 and the Auditor of Missouri from 1999 to 2007. ...more
Claire Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Footballer

Age: 30

Birthplace: Orpington, London, United Kingdom

Claire Lauren Rafferty (born 11 January 1989) is an English pundit and retired professional footballer. She made over 100 appearances as a left back or left winger for Chelsea in the FA WSL and ...more

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Claire Foy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 34

Birthplace: Stockport, United Kingdom

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot ...more

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Claire van der Boom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 36

Birthplace: Broome, Australia

Claire van der Boom (born 1983) is a Logie Award winning Australian actress. Of Dutch ancestry, she first became known to Australian audiences for her roles in the TV series Love My Way and East ...more
Claire Goose is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Claire Goose (born 10 February 1975) is a British actress. She played Tina Seabrook, a nurse in BBC One's Casualty, DS Mel Silver in Waking the Dead. and Inspector Rachel Weston in ITV's The ...more
Claire Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Claire Sinclair is an actress.
Claire Richards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Dancer

Age: 41

Birthplace: Hillingdon, United Kingdom

Claire Richards (born 17 August 1977) is an English singer-songwriter, dancer and singer in the pop group Steps from 1997 until she left the band in 2001. The group reformed in 2011. Richards ...more
Claire Lee Chennault is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Pilot

Age: Dec. at 65 (1893-1958)

Birthplace: Commerce, Texas

Claire Lee Chennault (September 6, 1890 – July 27, 1958) was an American military aviator best known for his leadership of the "Flying Tigers" and the Republic of China Air Force in ...more

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Claire Summers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Journalist, Presenter

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Claire Summers is a Welsh news television presenter for BBC Wales. Born in Cardiff, but brought up in Cowbridge, Summers was educated at Howell's in Llandaff. She then gained a BA degree at ...more
Claire Rayner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Nurse, Journalist

Age: Dec. at 79 (1931-2010)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Claire Berenice Rayner, OBE (; née Chetwynd; 22 January 1931 – 11 October 2010) was an English nurse, journalist, broadcaster and novelist, best known for her role for many years as an
Claire Martin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Singer

Age: 51

Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

Claire Martin, OBE (born 6 September 1967) is an English jazz singer.
Claire Huangci is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Claire

Age: 28

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Claire Huangci (born March 22, 1990) is an American classical pianist.
Claire Stansfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Claire Stansfield Fashion designer, Television director, Model

Age: 54

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

Claire Stansfield (born 27 August 1964) is an English-Canadian actress, director, fashion designer and former model. She is best known for her recurring role as "Alti" in several ...more
Claire Curtis-Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Politician, Engineer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Neath, United Kingdom

Claire Curtis-Thomas (born 30 April 1958) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Crosby from 1997 to 2010. Curtis-Thomas' time as an MP was most notable ...more
Claire Skinner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: 54

Birthplace: Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Claire Skinner (born 1965) is an English actress, known in the United Kingdom for her television career, particularly playing Sue Brockman from the BBC television series Outnumbered.
Claire Windsor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Claire
Actor

Age: Dec. at 80 (1892-1972)

Birthplace: Glade, USA, Kansas

Claire Windsor (born Clara Viola Cronk; April 14, 1892 – October 24, 1972) was an American film actress of the silent screen era.