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Claire Brady
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Actor History
Olivia and Ava White
September 27, 2005 to October 2006; [recurring]; October 2006 to October 2007 [contract]; October 2007 to December 26, 2007 [recurring]
Alina Foley
Other Names

Claire Kiriakis (birth name when believed to be Philip's biological child)


Born at St. Luke's church on September 27, 2005

Aged to 17 in 2015



Hospital volunteer


Former assistant to Chloe Lane


Appartment in Salem

Formerly in Marlena's penthouse

Formerly the Fancy Face IV with Shawn and Belle

Formerly on the run with Shawn and Belle

Formerly in Salem with Philip and Belle

Marital Status


Past Marriages



Shawn-Douglas Brady (father)

Belle Black (mother)

Bo Brady (paternal grandfather)

Hope Williams (paternal grandmother)

John Black (maternal grandfather)

Marlena Evans (maternal grandmother)

Victor Kiriakis (paternal great-grandfather)

Caroline Brady (paternal great-grandmother)

Douglas Williams (paternal great-grandfather)

Addie Horton (paternal great-grandmother; deceased)

Frank Evans (maternal great-grandfather)

Martha Evans (maternal great-grandmother)

Yurgos Kiriakis (paternal great-great-grandfather; deceased)

Sophia Kiriakis (paternal great-great-grandmother; deceased)

Tom Horton Sr. (paternal great-great-grandfather; deceased)

Alice Grayson (paternal great-great-grandmother; deceased)

Sid Grayson (paternal great-great-great-grandfather; deceased)

Abigail Grayson (paternal great-great-great-grandmother; deceased)

Zack Brady (paternal uncle; deceased)

Chelsea Brady (paternal half-aunt)

Ciara Brady (paternal aunt)

Brady Black (maternal half-uncle)

Paul Narita (maternal half-uncle)

Donald Jeremiah Craig Jr. (maternal half-uncle; deceased)

Eric Brady (maternal half-uncle)

Samantha Brady (maternal half-aunt/paternal first cousin once removed)

Roman Brady (paternal great-uncle)

Kimberly Brady (paternal great-aunt)

Kayla Brady (paternal great-aunt)

Frankie Brady (paternal great-unclde; via adoption)

Maxwell Brady (paternal great-uncle; via adoption)

Carrie Brady (paternal first cousin once removed)

Eric Brady (paternal first cousin once removed)

Rex Brady (paternal first cousin once removed)

Cassie Brady (paternal first cousin once removed)

Andrew Donovan IV (paternal first cousin once removed)

Jeannie "Theresa" Donovan (paternal first cousin once removed)

Stephanie Johnson (paternal first cousin once removed)

Joey Johnson (paternal first cousin once removed)

Will Horton (maternal half-cousin; deceased)

Johnny DiMera (maternal half-cousin)

Allie Horton (maternal half-cousin)

Sydney Ann DiMera (maternal half-cousin)

Tate Black (maternal half-cousin/paternal cousin twice removed)

Tyler Kiriakis (paternal second half-cousin)

Isabella Toscano (paternal half-great-aunt)

Philip Kiriakis (paternal half-great-uncle)

Julie Olson (paternal half-great-aunt)

Steven Olson (paternal half-great-uncle)

Douglas LeCleir (paternal half-great-uncle)

Samantha Evans (maternal half-great-aunt; deceased)

David Banning (paternal first half-cousin once removed)

Spencer Olson (paternal first half-cousin once removed)

Scott Banning (paternal second half-cousin)

Eli Grant (paternal second half-cousin)

Alexander Kiriakis (paternal great-great-uncle; deceased)

Titus Kiriakis (paternal great-great-uncle; deceased)

Byron Carmichael (paternal half-great-great-uncle)

Tommy Horton Jr. (paternal great-great-uncle)

Mickey Horton (paternal great-great-uncle; deceased)

Bill Horton (paternal great-great-uncle)

Marie Horton (paternal great-great-aunt)

Philomena Alamain (maternal great-great-aunt)

Robert Evans (paternal great-great-uncle)

Justin Kiriakis (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Xander Cook (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Trista Evans (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Sandy Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Melissa Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Sarah Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Mike Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Jennifer Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Lucas Horton (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Jessica Blake (paternal first cousin twice removed)

Alexander Kiriakis (paternal second cousin once removed)

Joey Kiriakis (paternal second cousin once removed; via adoption)

Victor Kiriakis II (paternal second cousin once removed; via adoption)

Jackson "Sonny" Kiriakis (paternal second cousin once removed)

Jeremy Horton (paternal second cousin once removed)

Nathan Horton (paternal second cousin once removed; via adoption)

Abigail Deveraux (paternal second cousin once removed)

J.J. Deveraux (paternal second cousin once removed)

Arianna Grace Horton (paternal first cousin; once removed)

Thomas Deveraux (paternal second cousin twice removed)



Flings & Affairs

Theodore Carver (dated; lovers)

Crimes and Misdeeds

Kidnapped Chase to avenge Ciara's rape

Arrested for vandalism for spray painting a car belonging to a boy bullying Theo

Stole a letter Ciara wrote to Theo


Blood type is AB-

Claire was baptized by Father Jansen on December 16, 2005

Her godparents are Shawn and Mimi

Brief Character History

Claire Kiriakis was born at St. Luke's at what was supposed to have been her maternal half-aunt Sami's wedding to her paternal half-uncle Lucas. Unfortunately, the wedding never came off. Philip, Belle and the baby were transported to the hospital, and it was there that Belle and Philip chose their daughter's name -- it was a mutual favorite -- and Shawn and Mimi consented to be the child's godparents. When baby Claire became ill, Kate learned that her blood type was AB- and after talking to a medical student realized that there was no way Philip could be her father, and soon realized that it must be Shawn. Unfortunately for poor Claire, her health continued to deteriorate, and it wasn't long before Lexie Carver realized that if she didn't get a liver transplant, she wouldn't survive. Luckily for Claire, Zack Brady was a match, and she received his liver after he died.

Claire recovered, and her parents were thrilled, but when the truth finally emerged about her paternity (thanks to Chelsea's intervention), Philip left town for a number of weeks, and Shawn tried to adjust to being Claire's father. Belle didn't want him near her initially, especially after learning of his relationship with Willow, a former prostitute. Belle and Shawn finally began to come to an agreement about Claire when she was kidnapped from a diner. This terrified both Belle and Shawn, who then came under scrutiny from social services. Unbeknownst to anyone, on the occasions when Belle would allow Victor to visit with Claire, she was also spending time with Philip, who had been injured in his duties as a marine and needed reconstructive surgery.

When the case finally went to court, Philip won temporary custody of Claire, who was legally his daughter because he was married to Belle at the time of her birth and was named as her father on the birth certificate. Shortly after, Shawn and Belle kidnapped the little girl and fled the country, with Philip desperate to find out what happened to the little girl he raised for the first year of her life. When he finally caught up with them, the four were caught in a huge rainstorm at sea. At the end of the storm, Claire was missing.

Belle, Shawn, and Philip returned to Salem to search for a missing Claire. They finally found her in Chicago. She had been entered into a beauty pageant and a little boy! They brought her back to Salem and Philip agreed to stop interfering with the custody situation. Claire started her life with Belle and Shawn.

Claire was a huge help to her mom when her grandpa John came back to Salem. He had been presumed dead, but really had been kidnapped and programmed to be an assassin by Stefano DiMera. The programming left John very cold and the only person he seemed to warm up to was Claire. When John continued to get better, Shawn and Belle decided to take Claire and start their life together. With money from John, Belle and Shawn purchased the Fancy Face IV and sailed around the world with Claire.

Claire returned to Salem as a teenager in 2015. She fit in quickly with Theo, Ciara and Joey. She was the first one to realize Ciara was having problems, and that Chase had raped her. To avenge his violent act, she orchestrated his kidnapping to allow Ciara a chance to confront him.

Claire was also determined to become a singer. She worked as an assistant to Chloe Lane in hopes of making it in the music industry. She also released videos online and worked to build her social media following -- many times to the annoyance of her friends.

When Ciara made it clear she wasn't interested in Theo, Claire made a play for him. He and Claire started dating. But, Claire started to suspect that Ciara later developed feelings for Theo. When she confronted her, Ciara swore she wouldn't say anything to Theo. But, Ciara ended up writing Theo a letter. Claire caught her and intercepted the letter. Ciara later left town.

Claire was worried that her singing career was stalling. So, Jade suggested she make and leak a sex tape. Claire rejected the idea. But, one night when Jade learned Theo and Claire had gotten a hotel room, she snuck in and planted a camera. Jade accidentally uploaded it on Theo's computer instead of Claire's. Jade told Claire about the tape. Claire was furious. She wanted to delete all of the copies. But, Abe borrowed Theo's computer. He saw the tape and confronted Claire and Theo.

Theo immediately thought Claire was behind it and accused her of using him. Claire confronted Jade and made her tell the truth. Theo apologized to Claire, but the damage had been done. Claire ended up giving Theo Ciara's letter, just to get all of the tension between the two of them cleared. Theo and Claire broke up.

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