Claire Watling

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WATLING, Claire (19**-), Actress, singer



She grew up in Pinelands, Cape Town.


Studied drama at the University of Cape Town.


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Roles in i.a. Two Gentlemen of Verona (Maynardville, 1993), ** Ro***, Twelfth Night (Maynardville, 2006, The Importance of Being Earnest, Shopping and Fucking, Trumpets and Raspberries, 'Uncle Vanya, Antony and Cleopatra.

Awards, etc

Winner of the Fleur du Cap Theatre Award for Most Promising Student in 1991.

IGI Life Vita Award (Cape) for her rol as Cecily Cardew in The Importance of Being Earnest (best supporting actress, 1993).

Twelfth Night (Maynardville, 2006 – Fleur du Cap Award for best supporting actress.

In 2008 she shared the Fleur du Cap for the best performance in the category revue or cabaret with Godfrey Johnson for their performance in Kissed by Brel.


Cape Times, 18 August 2007.

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