Jillian Clare

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Jillian Clare

Jillian Clare attending the "Cuties for Canines" charity event, West Los Angeles, CA on 16 November 2007
Born(1992-07-25) July 25, 1992 (age 20)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2002–present
 
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Jillian Clare

Jillian Clare attending the "Cuties for Canines" charity event, West Los Angeles, CA on 16 November 2007
Born(1992-07-25) July 25, 1992 (age 20)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
OccupationActress, singer
Years active2002–present

Jillian Clare (born July 25, 1992[1][2][3]) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as pre-teen Abigail "Abby" Deveraux on Days of our Lives and for her lead role as Victoria "Tori" Archer on Miss Behave, a series that the teen actress also produces.

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Biography

Born in Portland, Oregon,[4] and named for a character in the Star Trek movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,[5] Clare began a stage career, singing and dancing, at age five.[6] One year later, she starred in A Dream is a Wish, a one-person original stage musical. Afterwards, she starred in several TV commercials.[6]

In the summer of 2000, Clare moved to Los Angeles, and began appearing in film and television roles, including Abigail Deveraux on Days of our Lives.[6] In 2002 she had two roles in major movies including Sam Raimi's Spider-Man and a role as the voice of a little girl in Steven Spielberg's Catch Me if You Can.[4] In 2004, she received a position as a host on the children's news-magazine show All Access Pass.[7] She acted in, executive-produced, and co-wrote the theme song for the live action comedy pilot L.A.F.I.T., in 2005.[6]

Her singing has appeared on the Soap Sessions 8 Christmas CD, the Hollywood Hooligans Christmas CD, and a number of CDs for children.[7]

Clare also has performed for many charitable causes, mostly for the protection of animals.[6]

She currently serves as a StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation, encouraging other young people to commit their time, energy and resources to help other kids and working with Starlight to brighten the lives of seriously ill children. [source – www.starlight.org/starpowerambassadors]

Since 2010, Clare has produced and starred as Victoria "Tori" Archer on Miss Behave, a web series which also stars other DOOL alumni, including Darin Brooks, who played Max Brady and Patrika Darbo, who star as Mr. Blake Owens and Dr. Freed respectively. Season Two of the popular teen series also stars current DOOL star Eric Martsolf as movie star Marcus Dunne.

Filmography

Awards/Nominations

Clare has been nominated for five Young Artist Awards, in 2003, 2004, and 2005.[8][9][10][11] She won twice, for Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress for her role in Days of our Lives, in both 2004 and 2005.[8][10][11] Her other nominations were for Best Performance in a Commercial, for Children's Tylenol, in 2003; Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger, for Quigley, in 2004; and Best Performance in a Short Film, for "Chasing Daylight", in 2005.:[8][9][10][11]

For her singing, she has received several vocal talent awards.[5]

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