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Claire L. SkinnerBorn: 1965 (age: 52)
Claire Skinner is best known for playing Sue Brockman in the BBC One hit Comedy Outnumbered, which is currently in its fourth series.
She trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and her first role was in Hanky Park, by Walter Greenwood at the Oldham Repertory Theatre. She later joined the Royal Shakespeare Company appearing in Measure for Measure at the Young Vic. On stage she has appeared in Charley's Aunt, Othello and most recently in Deathtrap at the Noel Coward Theatre in London. Film roles include parts in Sleepy Hollow, Bridget Jones's Diary and And When Did You Last See Your Father?
She is married to Doctor Who director Charles Palmer.