Clare Wren Biography
|Date of Birth:||1962 , May-4|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Helen Claire Wren|
|Birth Place/City||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Profession||Actress (now retired)|
|Married to||William Russ|
|Education||Southern Methodist University|
|Movies||Steel and Lace, Midnight Edition, Lunker Lake|
|TV Show||The Young Riders, NYPD Blue, Law & Order, JAG|
Clare Wren, an American actress professionally active from 1986 to 2005, got a breakthrough to success with the role of Rachel Dunne in The Young Riders (1990- 1992). Throughout her career journey of nearly 2 decades, Wren recorded 26 acting credits that include work in films such as No Man's Land, Steel & Lace, Midnight Edition, and Lunker Lake. Moreover, she has made brief appearances in notable TV series such as Law & Order, ER, NYPD Blue, and JAG.
Born In New Orleans, Louisiana: Family & Education
Wren was born Helen Claire Wren on May 4, 1962, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the USA, and grew up in Texarkana, Arkansas with 2 sisters: Nancy and Roberta Atkinson brothers. Her father was a doctor while her mother was a pianist.
Clare pursued a career in gymnastics as a youth & trained at Olympia Training Center in Lousiana. However, during a competition in her senior high school days, she sustained a gymnastic career-ending knee injury. Thereafter, Wren enrolled at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she got engaged in theater programs. She graduated with a Professional Acting Program along with a degree in psychology.
Acting Career Journey
Following college graduation, Clare Wren moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting & made her TV screen debut in 1986, through Extremities and Who Is Julia? (TV movie). Throughout the late 80s, she appeared in minor roles in TV series: L.A. Law (1987), Who's the Boss? (1987), Hunter (1989), Mancuso, FBI (1989), and In the Heat of the Night (1989).
In 1990, the American actress was cast as Rachel Dunne in the TV series The Young Riders starring Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller, and Gregg Rainwater. There, she worked until 1992, totaling appearances in 43 episodes.
Wren portrayed a Gaily Morton in the 1991 action-horror film Steel and Lace alongside Bruce Davison, Stacy Haiduk, and David Naughton. Her other notable film credits include Midnight Edition (1993) and Lunker Lake (1998).
Over the years, Clare made guest appearances in TV series such as Law & Order (1995), ER (1997), Soul Man (1998), The Division (2003), NYPD Blue (2004), and JAG (2005), sharing the screen with actors: Gordon Clapp, David James Elliott, Sam Waterston & others.
Is Mother Of 2: Who Is Her Husband?
Clare Wren is a married woman & lives with her actor husband William Russ in Los Angeles. Williams is an American actor & TV director, famous for his work in Boy Meets World (1993- 2000), Boston Legal (2005- 2008), and The Young and the Restless (2009- 2010).
The duo is low-key about their courtship and wedding details. Together, the couple shares 2 children; both daughters. They welcomed daughter Georgia on July 2, 1991, while the detail on their second child is yet to be out. Wren left acting in the mid-2000s to become a full-time mother.
Net Worth In 2020
The Young Riders actress has an estimated net worth of $100,000 as of September 2020. Mostly, Clare Wren arned through her acting career. Reportedly, her husband William Russ, professional since 1977, has a net worth of $1.9 million meanwhile, earned through acting & TV directing.