|Born||in Dublin, Ireland|
|Birth Name||Claire McDonnell|
|Height||5' 3½" (1.61 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Klara McDonnell started acting in theatre at 16, when she got involved with Tallaght Youth Theatre. She later trained as a drama facilitator and worked with several youth theaters. As an actor, she has taken classes with Graham Cantwell (Film Venture), David Scott, Hope Brown (Agni Acting Studio) and Mary Murray. Her first television appearance was on "Echo Island" on R.T.E where she was interviewed on her first time in Hollywood, where she attended the VMA's and was shown busking on Grafton Street alongside a presenter on the show. She has worked on feature film productions (Portrait of a Zombie), short films (Tin Man - TG4) TV serials (Fair City - RTE) and on stage (Love Songs for Losers, Absolut Fringe 2011).
Klara presented on an online traditional Irish music show LiveIreland for 7 years and presented on online channels such as Kildare TV, Busker TV, The Sound Feed and Dubz Tv. As a voice over artist, Klara worked on online commercials and an RTE documentary, " A Rebel Act", which was broadcast on Irish television in 2015.
Klara has worked as a life drawing model on and off for many years. In October 2014, an RTE 2 documentary (Full Frontal) featured footage from behind the scenes on her photo shoot for Stellar magazine and an interview with Klara about her views on nudity.
Klara is also a musician. She graduated from Ballyfermot Rock School in 2003. For five years, she co - wrote songs with Sean Cray, a guitarist/singer from Liverpool. As Hypno Puppet, they played in many venues and festivals in Ireland (Whelans, The Grand Social, Cyprus Avenue, Knockanstockan). Their debut E.P. was released in April 2015, produced by Ruarc Stokes.
This February, Klara will be appearing on a well known UK reality show, alongside her actress friend Dani Masterson.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Klara McDonnell