Clare BuckfieldClare Buckfield, actress and Dancing On Ice runner-up, was born in 1976. Clare
, whose main roles on TV have been as Jenny Porter in 2 Point 4 Children and Katy Bell in Steel River Blues, went out with Dec Donnelly for over 10 years.
and her twin sister Julie Buckfield share a couple of TV credits.
When they were young, they both appeared in Grange Hill and in July 2006 Clare Buckfield
and Julie Buckfield guest starred as twins Allie and Sarah Francis in Holby City.
has made several stage performances including in Puss in Boots at the Connaught Theatre, Worthing. The BBC
reported how Clare
agreed to appear free to help the financially struggling Jersey Opera House. When Clare Buckfield and Dec split, the BBC reported:
"A statement issued by Dec
's agent said: "Over the last year, Claire
[sic] and Dec have spent a lot of time apart due to work commitments.
"While they remain firm friends, they've decided to part and give themselves time and space.They confirm that no other parties are involved on either side." Clare Buckfield
came a close second to Kyran Bracken in the second series of Dancing on Ice.