Following graduation, van der Boom appeared in the Australian TV series Love My Way and East West 101. Her 1st major role in a feature film was in The Square, which was directed by Nash Edgerton and screened at the Sydney Film Festival in June 2008. She had a prominent role in episode 3 of the Steven Spielberg-designed mini-series The Pacific. This 10-component series, which is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed Band of Brothers, was largely filmed in Australia and was released internationally in March 2010.
In 2008 Van der Boom appeared on Australian TV as Grace Barry in Channel 10’s police drama Rush, yet her character was killed off in episode 11, which aired 11 November 2008. Josef Ber’s character, Sergeant Dominic “Dom” Wales, was originally scripted to be killed off. However, during production of the first season, Van der Boom had her US working visa approved for which she had forgotten she had applied. The visa was a “Residency Visa”, which essential her to move to the US. She stars in the 2010 released psychological thriller Red Hill, which is directed by Patrick Hughes.
In 2010 she portrayed Sister Berenice Twohill in the telemovie Sisters of War, directed by Brendan Maher in which she won a Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress in 2011. And in 2011 she starred in Roland Joffe’s epic drama Singularity. Van der Boom way too starred in an episode of Underbelly ‘The Man Who got Away, playing Clelia Vigano (David McMillans girlfriend). She portrays the ex-wife of Danny Williams (Scott Caan) in the clean Hawaii Five-0 series.
|Name||Claire Van Der Boom|
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|Place of Birth||Broome, Western Australia|