Clare Marshall

Gender: Female



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Clare Marshall is an Indian-born South African actress and radio DJ best known as a founder member and the first female voice of Radio Today, working for the station since 1996.

She appeared as the leading lady in South Africa's first ever TV drama, Ardell. Her film work includes Zulu Dawn with Peter O'Toole, Sir John Mills and Burt Lancaster.

She also played Mrs Malaga in the Richard E. Grant movie, Wah Wah.

Other film titles include Cape of Good Hope, Zulu Dawn, Oh Schucks... here comes UNTAG!, Hostage, Murphy's Law, Purgatory, Burn Down and The Keeper.

She appeared in director Clive Morris' crime drama, A case of Murder (2004).

Clare's TV appearances include Miss Candida, Town Guard, People Like Us, Red Tape, Saints & Sinners, Egoli, Tropical Heat, Generations, Madam and Eve, Isidingo and the mini-series The Triangle, in which she played the Role of Alice Sheedy.

She also appeared in the M-Net drama series Feast of the Uninvited, directed by Katinka Heyns, and in the SABC1 constitution drama Sokhulu & Partners.

Stage productions she has acted in include Gypsy, Blythe Spirit, Hay Fever, 40 Love, A Tribute to Lili Lamont, On Golden Pond, Key for Two, The Decorator, Till Debts do us Part, Noises Off, Run for your Wife, The Marriage Go Round, Lend me a Tenor, Spider's Web and Grease.

She was a founder member of Radio Today and was the first female voice to be heard on the station at its inception in 1996. Clare can be heard on Sunday mornings in the 08h30 slot.

Clare was educated between India, England and what was then Rhodesia, and studied drama in the UK. She has won numerous awards for her theatrical work.

She also had a starring role as Mrs. Van Nuren, an old but feisty resident of the retirement home with a past that would take nine lives to accomplish, in the SABC3 sitcom Let Heaven Wait, in 2013.


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