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Overview (3)

Born in Australia
Birth NameClare Maree Bowen
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Clare Bowen has enjoyed a flourishing career in film, theatre and television. A native Australian, she has appeared in several of her home country's iconic television dramas, including Home and Away (1988), the medical drama All Saints (1998), The Cut (2009) and the critically- acclaimed comedy, Chandon Pictures (2007).

After graduating from the University of Wollongong in 2006, she was offered a lead role in the highly controversial 2009 feature film, The Combination (2009), directed by David Field. This was followed by a major role in the thriller, The Clinic (2010), which screened at several international film festivals, and the independent film, Not Suitable for Children (2012), alongside Ryan Kwanten.

In her U.S. film debut, Bowen stars as the female lead in the western, Dead Man's Burden (2012), which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2012 and will be released in limited theaters on May 3, 2013.

In 2012, Bowen was cast as a series regular, alongside Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, in the ABC musical drama television series, Nashville (2012). Written by Academy Award-winner Callie Khouri, Bowen plays the sweet and talented singer "Scarlett O'Connor".

A gifted singer, Bowen has performed in several theatre productions. In her most recent production, she starred as the lead role of "Wendla Bergman" in the Geordie Brookman-directed rock musical, "Spring Awakening", under the co-artistic direction of Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton, at the Sydney Theatre Company.

Bowen was born and raised in the South Coast of Australia.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ROAR

Spouse (1)

Brandon Robert Young (21 October 2017 - present)

Trivia (4)

Clare is a survivor of childhood cancer, having had the disease between the ages of four and seven, and has been an Australian Cancer Council Youth Ambassador since 2008.
Clare is also a singer, securing the role of Wendla Bergman in the Sydney Theatre Company's critically-acclaimed 2010 non-replica production of the Tony Award-winning musical "Spring Awakening" by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. It was directed by Geordie Brookman, choreography by Kate Champion, and artistically overseen by Cate Blanchett.
The inside of one of her forearms was badly burned by gunpowder residue after she fired a rifle during the making of Dead Man's Burden (2012).
(October 21, 2017) Married her longtime boyfriend Brandon Robert Young in Nashville following a 22-month-long engagement. Young popped the question to Bowen onstage at the The Grand Ole Opry on December 5, 2015. Shortly after their engagement, Bowen's younger brother, Tim Bowen (then 25 years old), was diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma and given just two weeks to live. Bowen put on hold her wedding plans in order to support her ill brother. He is now in remission. She also had cancer but now she is a cancer free.

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