Forlani, Claire 1972–

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Forlani, Claire 1972–

(Clair Forlani)


Born July 1, 1972, in Twickenham, Middlesex, England (some sources say London, England); immigrated to the United States, c. 1993; daughter of Pier (a music manager) and Barbara Forlani. Education: Attended Arts Educational School, London.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Principal Entertainment, 1964 Westwood Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career: Actress. Worked as a model and appeared in advertisements, including appearances in campaigns for L'Oreal cosmetics. Also known as Clair Forlani.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award nomination, best supporting actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, 1999, for Meet Joe Black.


Film Appearances:

Katarina, Gypsy Eyes (also known as CIA Trackdown and Pick Pocket), Vogue & Cline, 1992.

Katrina, Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow (also known as Police Academy: Mission to Moscow), Warner Bros., 1994.

Brandi Svenning, Mallrats, Gramercy Pictures, 1995.

Gina Cardinale, Basquiat (also known as Build a Fort, Set It on Fire), Miramax, 1996.

Jade Angelou, The Rock, Buena Vista, 1996.

Julia, Garage Sale (short film), 1996.

Joan, The Last Time I Committed Suicide, New City Releasing, 1997.

Nina, Into My Heart (also known as Elements), Sweetland Films, 1998.

Susan Parrish, Meet Joe Black, Universal, 1998.

Monica (the waitress), Mystery Men, Universal, 1999.

Jennifer Burrows, Boys and Girls, Dimension Films, 2000.

Lydia, Magicians, Sleight of Hand Productions, 2000.

Alice Poulson, Antitrust (also known as, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

(Scenes deleted) Sorority sister, Going Greek, Fraternity Films, 2001.

Emma Cutler, Triggermen, First Look Pictures Releasing/Franchise Pictures, 2002.

Mrs. Hadfield, Northfork, Paramount Classics, 2003.

Monica Prince, The Limit (also known as Gone Dark), Screen Media Ventures, 2003.

Nicola James, The Medallion (also known as Highbinders), Screen Gems, 2003.

Mary Malone Jones, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius, Film Foundry Releasing, 2004.

Vangela Clay, Memron, 2004.

Cynthia, Ripley under Ground (also known as Mayhem, Mr. Ripley's Return, and White on White), Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2005.

Isabella Parish, The Shadow Dancer (also known as Shadows in the Sun and Ombre nel sole), Peace Arch Films, 2005.

Shannon Durham, Hooligans (also known as Football Hooligans, Green Street, and Green Street Hooligans), Freestyle Releasing, 2005.

Kathy Monihan, Shamrock Boy, 2006.

For Your Consideration, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Solona, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (also known as Dungeon Siege, Dungeon Siege: In the Name of the King, In the Name of the Father: A Dungeon Siege Tale, and In the Name of the King), Brightlight Pictures/Fantastic Films International, 2007.

Verity Foe, Hallam Foe, FilmFour/Lunar Films/Scottish Screen, 2007.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Memron, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ann Cannon, JFK: Reckless Youth, ABC, 1993.

Doris Freeman, "Crouch End," Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, TNT, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Flirting woman in restaurant, The Gift (short), Showtime, 1994.

Julia Sherwin, Basil, Romance Classics, 1998.

Patricia Marx, The Pentagon Papers, fX Channel, 2003.

Tory, Carolina Moon, The Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Judy Wellman, "Chance Is a Fine Thing," Press Gang, Central Television, 1991.

Judy Wellman, "In the Picture," Press Gang, Central Television, 1992.

Herself, "What's Hot in Music," Trackers, 2000.

Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2000.

Herself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004, 2005.

Dr. Peyton Driscoll, "Hung out to Dry," CSI: NY, CBS, 2006.

Dr. Peyton Driscoll, "People with Money," CSI: NY, CBS, 2006.

Also appeared in Shrinks.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Some sources cite an appearance as Allison in Untitled David Diamond/David Weissman Project, CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in The Nutcracker Ballet, Covent Garden, London; and Orpheus in the Underworld, the Coliseum.



Herself, Antitrust: Cracking the Code (short), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Herself, Spotlight on Location: Mystery Men (short), Universal Studios Home Video, 2000.

Herself, Making of "Shadows in the Sun" (short), Walt Disney Company, 2005.

Music Videos:

Appeared in a music video for Mistonocivo.



Empire, January, 1999, p. 66.

Interview, December, 1998, p. 122.

Neon, June, 1998, p. 20.

People Weekly, December 28, 1998, p. 114.

Premiere (Great Britain), Volume 5, issue 3, 1997, p. 56.

Premiere (United States), November, 1998, pp. 110-13.

Rolling Stone, August 22, 1996, p. 105.