Clare Higgins is a three-time Olivier Award-winning British actress and Tony nominee. She is currently starring alongside Glenn Close, John Lithgow and Lindsay Duncan in the current revival of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, at the John Golden Theatre.|
Ms Higgins trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and enjoyed great success in London's West End, garnering six Olivier Award nominations and winning the coveted prize for Best Actress in a Play for her performances in 'Sweet Bird of Youth' (1995) at the National Theatre, in 'Vincent in Brixton' (2002) at the National Theatre and Wyndham's Theatre, and for her performance as Hecuba in the Euripides tragedy at the Donmar Warehouse (2005). She made her Broadway debut in 2003 in the transfer of 'Vincent in Brixton' and earned a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Play that same year. Other West End credits include 'The Secret Rapture', 'Oedipus', 'The Fever', and 'All's Well That Ends Well'.
She has also had a diverse and successful film career, starring in such movies as 'The Golden Compass', 'Cassandra's Dream', 'Bad Behaviour', 'Small Faces', and even 'Hellraiser', and 'Hellbound: Hellraiser II'.
On the small screen, Ms Higgins has appeared in many British favourites, including 'Downton Abbey', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'The Citadel', 'Silent Witness' and 'Doctor Who'.