Clara Bryant made her acting debut at the age of three as a street urchin in
the opera, "La Boheme". Her TV debut was on "Gabriel's Fire" (1990), where her
first screen words were in Polish. She was then chosen to play Annie, the
daughter of Billy Connolly in the ABC series, "Billy" (1992); Clara also
guest-starred on such shows as "Roseanne" (1988), "Bob" (1992) and "Deep Space
Nine" (1993). Onstage, she played Ramona in the popular children's play, 'Ramona
Quimby', stepping into the role with just a few days notice.
For the AFI Women's Directing Workshop, she played the daughter of Blythe Danner
in 'Miss American Beauty' as well as the lead in another indie film, 'Up Above
the World So High'. As Amy in Disney's Under Wraps (1997) (TV), she became a big
favorite of young viewers. Clara was later offered the challenging role of Dafi
in Amante perduto, L' (1999) (The Lost Lover) as an Israeli girl who, torn by
the conflicts within her family and society, becomes involved with a Palestinian
In 2002 she starred in both Due East (2002) (TV), a Showtime original film and
Disney's Tru Confessions (2002) (TV) where her performance as Tru was offered
for Emmy consideration. Clara has been nominated for her acting three times by
the Youth in Film/Young Artist Awards.
She played Molly the SIT on Buffy the Vampire Slayer in it's final season,
season 7, and also played in an episode of 'Fastlane' which aired in March 2003.