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was the producers' first choice to play Clare Shearer when the character was introduced in 1997. However, she was expecting a baby at the time and so was unable to accept the role, which instead went to Yolanda Vazquez
. When Vasquez decided to leave at the end of the 1997 series, the producers debated whether to kill off her character, but instead they approached Fiona Gillies. This time she was free to take over the role. See more
You've got cheeks like apples... that's OK: green really suits you!
Referenced in The Office: New Girl