Julie St. Claire
|Julie St. Claire|
|Born||Juliette Marie Capone
June 10, 1970
Geneva, New York U.S.
|Occupation||actress, director, producer|
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Robert Smith (1995–present)|
Julie St. Claire (born Juliette Marie Capone; June 10, 1970), is an American actress, director and producer.
St. Claire was born in Geneva, New York but moved to California with her family in 1979. She competed in the U.S. Gymnastic Federation as a child, and also showed horses (both Western and English).
In 1982 she debuted on the NBC television series Silver Spoons, portraying Ricky Schroder's girlfriend, which led to numerous guest appearances and film roles, including Sid & Nancy (1986). The Southern California Motion Picture Council awarded her the Bronze Halo in 1983 for Best Up & Coming Young Actress; she also received a nomination for the Young Artist Award.
Her first regular television role came on Personal & Confidential. Following high school, after a year of attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (West) in Pasadena on a scholarship, in 1990 she starred as Tawny Richards on the soap opera series Santa Barbara. In 1987 she was nominated for "Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Guest Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series" for a 1986 appearance on The Judge.
She married actor Patrick Robert Smith in 1995. She co-produced and directed The Legend of Cryin' Ryan (1997), winning Best Director of a Feature Film at the RiverRun International Film Festival in September 1998 (where the film also won Best Picture). Julie was nominated for "Best Guest Actress in a Cable Series" for her role as "Joy" on Any Day Now (1998-99).
St. Claire lives in California with her husband and their son. She is a member of the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team hall of fame and has been credited as "Julie Capone". She attended AADA West in Pasadena, California.
- Lima: Breaking the Silence (1999 film)