Claire Forlani

Actor, Model
With her sensuous lips, high forehead, and piercing eyes, Claire Forlani is a stunning beauty, and the London native, who moved with her family to Northern California just shy of her 21st birthday, has had a quick rise ... Read more »
Born: 06/30/1972 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (41)

Amazing Racer 2014 (Movie)

Christine (Actor)

Another Me 2014 (Movie)

Ann (Actor)

Gypsy Eyes 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ice 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Magicians 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Panda Eyes 2014 (Movie)

Ann (Actor)

The Limit 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

NCIS: Los Angeles 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Camelot 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

CSI: New York 2006 - 2007, 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Not Forgotten 2009 (Movie)

Katie (Actor)

Beer for My Horses 2008 (Movie)

Annie (Actor)

Flashbacks of a Fool 2008 (Movie)

Adult Ruth Davies (Actor)

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale 2008 (Movie)

Solana (Actor)

Mister Foe 2008 (Movie)

Verity (Actor)

Nora Roberts' Carolina Moon 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Shadows in the Sun 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Green Street Hooligans 2005 (Movie)

Shannon Dunham (Actor)

Bobby Jones, Stroke of Genius 2004 (Movie)

Mary Jones (Actor)

Ripley Under Ground 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

Going Greek 2003 (Movie)

(has been mentioned for a cameo role.) (Actor)

Memron 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Northfork 2003 (Movie)

Mrs Hadfield (Actor)

The Medallion 2003 (Movie)

Nicole James (Actor)

Triggermen 2003 (Movie)

Emma (Actor)

Antitrust 2001 (Movie)

Alice Poulson (Actor)

Boys and Girls 2000 (Movie)

Jennifer (Actor)

Into My Heart 2000 (Movie)

Nina (Actor)

Mystery Men 1999 (Movie)

Monica (Actor)

Basil 1998 (Movie)

Clara (Actor)

Meet Joe Black 1998 (Movie)

Susan Parrish (Actor)

The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997 (Movie)

Joan (Actor)

Basquiat 1996 (Movie)

Gina Cardinale (Actor)

The Rock 1996 (Movie)

Jade Angelou (Actor)

Mallrats 1995 (Movie)

Brandi (Actor)

The Gift 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow 1994 (Movie)

Katrina (Actor)

JFK: Reckless Youth (TV Show)

Actor

The Diplomat (Movie)

(Actor)

The Pentagon Papers (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

With her sensuous lips, high forehead, and piercing eyes, Claire Forlani is a stunning beauty, and the London native, who moved with her family to Northern California just shy of her 21st birthday, has had a quick rise up the pecking order in Hollywood. Forlani made eight films in four years before being chosen for the plum female lead opposite Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins in "Meet Joe Black" (1998). Her first role of note in a Hollywood film came in 1994's "Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow" in which she played an interpreter for the visiting cops. She went on to play Brandi, the girlfriend to Jeremy London who ditches plans to travel with him in order to appear on a TV dating show in Kevin Smith's uneven "Mallrats" (1995) and had a small but memorable role as Sean Connery's angry daughter in "The Rock" (1996). Julian Schnabel cast the rising star as the waitress-girlfriend of the titular artist in his biopic "Basquiat" (1996) and she subsequently offered a strong turn as the wrist-slashing girlfriend of beat poet Neal Cassady in "The Last Time I Committed Suicide" (1997). The busy actress also co-starred with Rob Morrow and Jake Weber in the romantic drama "Into My Heart/Elements" (1998).

Relationships

John Cusack Actor

Companion
Dated c. 1997-98

Benicio Del Toro Actor

Companion
Reportedly dated during filming of "Basquiat" (1996) No longer together

Pier Forlani

Father
Italian

Barbara Forlani

Mother
English died of cancer in October 1998

Dougray Scott Actor

Husband
Began dating January 2006 engaged October 2006 married June 8, 2007 in a private civil ceremony in Italy

Ben Stiller Actor

Companion
Dated c. 1998-99 No longer together

EDUCATION

The Arts Educational School

Enrolled at age 11

Milestones

2007

Co-starred with Jamie Bell in the Scottish drama "Mister Foe"

2006

Cast in Uwe Boll's "Dungeon Siege"

2006

Joined the cast of "CSI: NY" (CBS) as the investigative team's new medical examiner, Dr. Peyton Driscoll

2005

Portrayed Elijah Wood's sister in "Green Street Hooligans" a film about the underworld of British football hooliganism

2004

Cast as the wife of golf legend Bobby Jones, played by Jim Caviezel in the film "Bobby Jones, Stroke of Genius"

2003

Co-starred with Samo Hung and Jackie Chan in "The Medallion"

2001

Selected as the new face of L'Oreal cosmetics

2001

Had pivotal supporting role in "Antitrust"

2000

Starred opposite Freddie Prinze Jr. in the comedy "Boys and Girls"

1999

Co-starred in "Mystery Men"

1998

Played a cheating wife in the drama "Elements/Into My Heart" (released theatrically in 2000)

1998

Played female lead opposite Brad Pitt in "Meet Joe Black"

1996

Cast as the love interest of the title character in "Basquiat"

1996

Was fired from "Deep Rising"

1996

Played Sean Connery's daughter in "The Rock"

1995

Had key role as Jeremy London's girlfriend in "Mallrats"

1994

Played an interpreter in "Police Academy 7: Mission to Moscow"

1993

Feature film debut in "Gypsy Eyes"; released on video in USA as "C.I.A. Trackdown"

1993

Moved with family to the Berkeley, California area

1993

Made American TV debut in the ABC miniseries "JFK: Reckless Youth"

1991

Acted in two episodes of the British children's series "The Press Gang"

Raised in London, England

Bonus Trivia

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"After I saw the first thing I ever did I got a migraine." - Forlani in Movieline magazine, April 1997

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"I was always ready to leave England for some absurd reason. Sometimes I miss the spirit of London, but it's a very grey place." - Forlani in Detour magazine, November 1996

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