Claire Goose (born 10 February 1975) is a British actress. She was educated at Wisbech Grammar School. She is best known pertaining to her role as nurse Tina Seabrook from the BBC television drama Casualty and later as DS Mel Silver in Waking the Dead. Claire was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and lived there till she was TWO and a half, in a little village called Clarewood. She grew up in Norfolk. Her parents are mother Joy and father David, who is often a GP in King’s Lynn, and has also looked once the Royals. Claire also has an elder sister, Caroline, a nursery nurse and an elder brother, Duncan, who works in marketing. She is a graduate of the Italia Conti Academy stage school. Early theatre roles included Addicted to Love, and Hitting residence with Colin Tarrant at the Man inside a Moon Theatre, written from James Woolf and directed by Dave Gillies. She has an older brother called Duncan, who can be an entrepreneur who commenced up the “one water” company where all of the profits go to the roundabout playpumps in Africa. She had previous jobs as well as a silver assistance waitress, a story telling racoon in a theme park, admin work regarding the NSPCC and has furthermore done modelling. Claire loves clubbing, tarot cards, palm reading and playing poker, she has additionally been dancing since the age of three. Before her extreme break in Casualty, she nearly acquired the role of Tiffany in EastEnders, but was beaten through Martine McCutcheon, and she was in addition down to the last TWO for a part in Soldier Soldier and on the shortlist of fifty of the part of Dev’s unexampled girlfriend in Coronation Street She is without a doubt playing not too long ago promoted Inspector Rachel Weston in ITV’s The Bill, following Gillian Taylregardingth’s departure from the programme in August TWO008. Claire’s debut on the show was on 6 August. She will take lengthy leave in late Summer/early Autumn from the show when she goes onto maternity leave She has received the attention of things that vote in the FHM magazine poll of the “100 Sexiest Women within a World” on different times, with improved placings over time: 1998 Poll No. 94 1999 Poll No. 38 2000 Poll No. TWO9 Claire married producer Craig Woodrow in December 2007. The 2 met three years previously on a blind date, and are expecting their first child in this summer 2009.