Clara Salaman

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Clara Salaman
Born (1967-02-22) February 22, 1967 (age 50)
Islington, London, England

Clara Rachel Salaman (born 22 February 1967 in Islington, London) is an English actress.

She is known for playing the role of DS Claire Stanton in the long running ITV drama The Bill.

She has also appeared in several other television programmes, including A Touch of Frost and Kingdom.

Salaman has recently moved into writing: she has written a play for the National Theatre and a screenplay for Granada Television. She has also written her first novel, Shame on You,[1] and in a related piece recalled her own family upbringing as part of an unnamed religious cult in The Guardian in July 2009.[2] The Guardian bookshop states that the novel is "based on her own experiences growing up at the secretive St James School of The School of Economic Science".[3]

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  1. ^ Clara Salaman, Shame on You, Penguin Books, 2009, ISBN 0-14-104126-9
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