Open main menu

Claire Oberman (born 1956) is a Dutch-born British and New Zealand-raised actress, known for her role as Australian nurse Kate Norris in the television drama Tenko.[1]

Claire Oberman
Born1956
Netherlands
Years active1977-2015

Her other TV appearances include Fortunes of War, Paradise Postponed, Gentlemen and Players, as Alex Farrell in Trainer,[2] as Mrs. Jeffrey Fairbrother in Hi De Hi,[3] as Sarah in To Be the Best,[4] Bugs and Eleventh Hour (2006).

Oberman played the role Shirl in the film Goodbye Pork Pie in 1981.[5][6] She also appeared in the films Patriot Games (1992),[7] and Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... (2005), and starred in the German TV play Das schöne Ende dieser Welt [de] (1983).[8] She also appeared in the TV show The Two Ronnies.[5]

BiographyEdit

Oberman was raised in New Zealand and studied at the National Drama School.[9] She currently works as a writer and an actress, residing in London.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Goodbye Pork Pie Shirl
1992 Patriot Games Lady Holmes
1999 The Colour of Funny Petula Aldwin
2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... Claire Besson

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hooks, Barbara (4 February 1982). "From Halcyon to Hell: Tenko". The Age. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Twisk, Russell (4 October 1992). "The Odd Couplings". The Observer. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "7 15 Hi-De-Hi!". The Guardian. 17 December 1983. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Miller, Ron (25 July 1992). "CBS Pits Miniseries Against Olympics". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ a b c "Back up that little yellow Mini". The New Zealand Herald. 20 March 2016. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  6. ^ Thomas, Kevin (13 May 1983). "On the Road Again in New Zealand". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Willis, John (1 February 2000). Screen World 1993: Comprehensive Pictoral and Statistical Record of the 1992 Movie Season. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 68. ISBN 9781557831750.
  8. ^ "Movie: The Beautiful End of This World (1983), SBS at 9.15 pm". The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 June 1985. Retrieved 18 November 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Claire Oberman". NZ On Screen. NZ On Screen. Retrieved 18 November 2018.CS1 maint: others (link)

External linksEdit