Jillian Clare

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Jillian Clare
Jillian Clare 2007.jpg
Jillian Clare attending the "Cuties for Canines" charity event, West Los Angeles, CA on November 16, 2007
Born (1992-07-25) July 25, 1992 (age 24)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2002–present

Jillian Clare (born July 25, 1992[1][2][3]) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as pre-teen Abigail "Abby" Deveraux on Days of Our Lives and for her lead role as Victoria "Tori" Archer on Miss Behave, a teen drama web series that she also produces.


Born in Portland, Oregon.Clare began a stage career on singing.[4] One year later, she starred in A Dream is a Wish, a one-person original stage musical. Afterwards, she starred in several TV commercials.[4]

In the summer of 2000, Clare moved to Los Angeles, and began appearing in film and television roles, including Abigail Deveraux on Days of our Lives.[4] In 2002 she had two roles in major movies including Sam Raimi's Spider-Man and a role as the voice of a little girl in Steven Spielberg's Catch Me if You Can.[5] In 2004, she received a position as a host on the children's news-magazine show All Access Pass.[6] She acted in, executive-produced, and co-wrote the theme song for the live action comedy pilot L.A.F.I.T., in 2005.[4]

Her singing has appeared on the Soap Sessions 8 Christmas CD, the Hollywood Hooligans Christmas CD, and a number of CDs for children.[6]

Clare also has performed for many charitable causes, mostly for the protection of animals.[4]

She currently serves as a StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation, encouraging other young people to commit their time, energy and resources to help other kids and working with Starlight to brighten the lives of seriously ill children.

From 2010 to 2012, Clare starred as Victoria "Tori" Archer on the teen web series Miss Behave, which also featured other Days of Our Lives performers Darin Brooks, Patrika Darbo and Eric Martsolf.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Spider-Man Crying Girl in Tram
2002 Catch Me If You Can Little Girl Voice role
2002 While Supplies Last Cathy Morrison
2002 Maggie and Annie Debbie
2003 Quigley Megan Channing
2003 Graduation Night Clio
2003 Wishing Time Young Maggie
2004 Chasing Daylight Amber
2006 Against Type Megan Stack Television film
2007 The Winner Young Alison
2012 The Kitchen Nikki
2014 The Roommate Stephanie Short film
2014 Alien Abduction Jillian Morris
2014 By God's Grace Samantha Tipton
2016 Fame Dogs Jordan Johanssen
2016 Advent Peach Short film
2017 Pretty Broken Lou


Year Title Role Notes
2003–04 Days of Our Lives Abigail "Abby" Deveraux 33 episodes
2010–12 Miss Behave Victoria "Tori" Archer 25 episodes
2010 Victorious Hayley Ferguson 1 episode
2010 Castle Gracie 1 episode
2011 It's a Cardboard Life Mercedes 1 episode
2011 ACME Hollywood Dream Role Herself 1 episode
2011 Hero Treatment Cyberella 1 episode
2012 Suburgatory Waitress 1 episode
2013 Clutch Nicole 1 episode
2014 Acting Dead Alex Carbonneux 8 episodes
2016 Ladies of the Lake Cassidy Montgomery Mini-series

Awards and nominations[edit]

Clare has been nominated for five Young Artist Awards, in 2003, 2004, and 2005.[7][8][9][10] She won twice, for Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress for her role in Days of our Lives, in both 2004 and 2005.[7][9][10] Her other nominations were for Best Performance in a Commercial, for Children's Tylenol, in 2003; Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger, for Quigley, in 2004; and Best Performance in a Short Film, for "Chasing Daylight", in 2005.[7][8][9][10]

For her singing, she has received several vocal talent awards.[11]


  1. ^ "About DAYS: Birthdays | Days of our Lives @". Soapcentral. 2012-04-04. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  2. ^ TV.com (2005-07-08). "Jillian Clare". TV.com. Retrieved 2013-12-08. 
  3. ^ "Twitter: Jillian Clare". July 25, 2011. I'm officially 19! Last year of being a teenager. Already off to a great start. I know this year will be amazing! :) 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Official website for Jillian Clare". Jillian Clare. 2004–2005. Retrieved 2008-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
  6. ^ a b "Internet Movie Database Jillian Clare Bio". Retrieved 2008-08-02. 
  7. ^ a b c "Internet Movie Database Jillian Clare Awards". Retrieved 2008-08-03. 
  8. ^ a b "2003 Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  9. ^ a b c "2004 Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  10. ^ a b c "2005 Young Artist Awards". Retrieved 2008-08-09. 
  11. ^ "Biography of Jillian Clare at Children of Salem". children of salem.com. Retrieved 2008-08-02. 

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