Nashville character: Scarlett O’Connor
Full name: Clare Maree Bowen
Birthday: May 12, 1989
Hometown: New South Wales, Australia
Best known for: This side of the Pacific Ocean? Not much. But like many other Australian actors, Clare appeared in the soap opera Home and Away.
Did you know? An animal lover, Clare used to bring home stray and injured wildlife, much to her parents’ chagrin.
The child of airline employees, Clare used to travel a lot when she was young. According to what she told Two Flat Whites, Clare overcame childhood cancer. In 2009, she graduated from the University of Wollongong in Australia and has appeared in several films in her home country, including The Combination.
According to her Twitter profile, Clare likes trees, old boots, glass jars, and string and is small enough to be a Gelfling from The Dark Crystal.