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Overview (3)

Born in Portland, Oregon, USA
Nicknames Jillie
Jules
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Portland, Oregon, Jillian Clare has appeared on both the big and small screen in numerous projects including her double award winning portrayal of pre-teen 'Abby Deveraux' on NBC's Days Of Our Lives and guest appearances on ABC's Castle and Suburgatory, etc. Her most well-known character on the silver screen was in the hit Nickeloden Victorious film Freak the Freak Out as Tori's rival, Haley Ferguson. Recent films include starring roles in The Kitchen, alongside Bryan Greenberg and Laura Prepon, plus the recently released faith-based holiday feature, By God's Grace. Currently, Miss Clare stars in Alien Abduction by famed producers Lawrence Bender and Mike Fleiss for IFC - their highest grossing film to date. Clare's most current film Fame Dogs will be making it's world premiere May 25th at the International Filmmaking Showcase. The film has also been awarded with the honor of being this years Best Comedy at the festival. No stranger to the stage either, Clare's background includes lead roles in musicals, original pieces, and iconic plays. Fall 2014 brought another dimension to Jillian's theater experience as she starred in Delusion: Lies Within - the pioneer production of horror theater produced by the Tony Award Winning team, Glendell Entertainment. Jillian also starred in the 2016 production of Delusion: His Crimson Queen. In early 2010, Miss Clare joined the ranks of New Media and began producing and starring in the multi-award winning teen series Miss Behave, a role that won her "Best Lead Actress in a Drama" at the 2011 International Television Festival and Indie Series Award nominations for Best Lead Actress three years in a row. In 2012, she expanded her web experience to the north starring in the Season Two finale of the award winning Canadian female fatale series, Clutch, which recently earned her the title of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama at the 2014 Indie Series Awards. Jillian currently stars in Acting Dead, a dark comedy about Hollywood and Zombies. The show is presently in consideration for four Primetime Emmy nominations, Ms. Clare being one of them for Best Actress Short Form. Fall 2015 marked a new adventure as Miss Clare produced her first short film, Advent, which she is also starred in. Advent will be the first in a series of short and feature films that Jillian plans to produce under her production company, Whimsical Entertainment. The film was a Finalist at the 2016 USA Film Festival Short Film Competition and an Official Selection at the 2016 Great Lakes International Film Festival. In April 2016, Jillian was cast in Ladies of The Lake which tells the story of four wealthy wives living in the exclusive gated community of Avalon. When their abusive husbands begin to turn up dead, Detective Shawn Daniels launches an investigation, only to discover the many secrets hidden beneath the glossy veneers of Avalon. Jillian plays Cassidy Montgomery, the Queen Bee of the Ladies of the Lake children. The film is a live action version of the novel of the same name written by Ken Corday (Days of Our Lives, executive producer). Jillian finished principal photography on Pretty Broken (formerly Free For All) in October 2016; a feature film Ms. Clare is not only starring in, but producing. The film was shot in Clare's hometown of Portland, OR and is expected to make the festival circuit rounds in 2018. Most recently, Jillian stepped behind the camera for her directorial debut on the feature film To The Beat!. The film follows 14 year old twin sisters who enter a contest to be dancers in their favorite pop stars music video, which leads to a battle with their rival, across the street who wants to win the contest as well. Principal photography wrapped January 16th, 2017 and is slated for a Summer 2017 release.

In addition to her career, Jillian is an outspoken environmentalist and activist.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Enve PR

Trivia (8)

Had both of her front baby teeth knocked out playing tetherball
As an 8 year old, she is the youngest performer ever hired to entertain at Universal Studios Theme Park (played Cindy Lou-Who in Grinchmas)
Named after a character from Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home
Awarded 'Best Child Actor' by the LAAREP for her role in the original stage production "Meet Me At The Oak".
Nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' by the Valley Theatre League A.D.A. Awards for her role in the original stage production, Meet Me At The Oak.
Went to Gorman High School.
College freshman at 16 years old.
Best friend of actor Brett DelBuono whom she met when they worked together on the Fox sitcom, The Winner (2007).

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