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Claire Skinner Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Claire Skinner Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth October 7, 1965
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

Claire Skinner is an English actress who is known for her portrayal of Sue Brockman in Outnumbered.

Born Name

Claire L. Skinner

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom





Claire graduated from Cavendish School. From there, she went on to enroll at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art before joining the Royal Shakespeare Company.




  • Siblings – She has older siblings.
  • Others – Geoffrey Palmer (Daughter-In-Law) (Actor)


Claire is represented by the Independent Talent Group.




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


60 kg or 132 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Claire has dated –

  1. Charles Palmer (2001⁠–⁠2016) – Claire tied the knot with television director Charles Palmer on February 13, 2001, with whom she has 2 children William John (b. November 1999) and Henry Thomas (b. May 2002). They were both conceived through Caesarean section. Despite being married for more than a decade, the couple legally parted ways in 2016.
  2. Hugh Dennis (2017-Present) – In 2017, Claire started a relationship with her Outnumbered co-star, Hugh Dennis.

Race / Ethnicity


She has Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Thin lips
  • Beautiful eyes

Claire Skinner Favorite Things

  • TV Show – Sons Of Anarchy
  • Place To Visit In Britain – Isle of Skye Scotland


Claire Skinner Facts

  1. She was brought up in Hemel Hempstead by a shopkeeper and an Irish-born secretary.
  2. Growing up, Claire was a shy child.
  3. She developed a passion for acting at an early age. Hence, she did not concentrate on her studies and barely managed to pass her A-levels.
  4. Claire made her debut as an actress with her role as Hanky Park, by Walter Greenwood at the Oldham Repertory Theatre.
  5. Skinner made her debut TV show appearance as Laura in South of the Border in 1988. Later, in 1989, Claire was cast in her first theatrical film titled The Rachel Papers alongside the likes of actor Dexter Fletcher, Ione Skye, Jonathan Pryce, and James Spader.
  6. She rose to fame with her self-titled role in Life Begins in 2004.
  7. As of March 2015, Claire owned a Subaru.
  8. A perfect evening for her is camping with all the family.
  9. Her biggest weakness is people-pleasing.
  10. She enjoys shopping at Muji.
  11. Over the years, she has been cast in several well-known films and shows such as Sleepy Hollow, Naked, Life Is Sweet, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Second Sight, and Doctor Who: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe.

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