Ina Clare

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Ina Clare
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Born 1932/33
Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK
Died (2010-10-30)30 October 2010 (aged 77)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1972–2010

Ina Clare (1932/33 – 30 October 2010) was a British television actress, best known for her role as the background character Ina Foot in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Clare also had roles in French and Saunders, Blake's 7 and In Sickness and in Health.

She was born in Windsor, Berkshire, and got her first job as a dancer in a pantomime at the Theatre Royal in Windsor at the age of sixteen.[1] She suffered a cerebral haemorrhage and collapsed on the set of EastEnders[1] on 28 October 2010 and died two days later, at the age of 77. The 1 November 2010 episode of EastEnders was dedicated to her.[2]


  1. ^ a b Batt, Francis (16 November 2010). "Slough funeral for Eastenders actress who collapsed on set". Maidenhead Advertiser. Maidenhead. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (1 November 2010). "'EastEnders' extra Ina Clare dies, aged 77". Digital Spy. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 

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