Clara made her film debut with Miserable life (2000) —she had previously appeared in an episode of Manos a la obra— and in the same year joined the cast of Compañeros (Antena 3) as ‘Desirée.’ In 2002 she participated in Carol’s journey, a film directed by Imanol Uribe in which she shared the stage with Juan José Ballesta. Currently regarded as one of Spanish cinema’s great up and coming stars, Clara was already been nominated to a Goya for Best New Actress.
In 2004, Your next life was released. Directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, the film starred Juan Diego, Luis Tosar and Marta Etura and narrated the life of the Paiegos who inhabit the remotest valleys of Cantabria. Clara took on the role of Genia, a girl who is bored of the incessant work in the fields with her father.
Between 2004 and 2005 she starred in some episodes of Hospital Central (Telecinco) role she returned to in 2007 for two more episodes. In 2006 she starred in Arena en los bolsillos, a film directed by César Martínez Herrada in which she shared the stage with Daniel Guzmán and Yohana Cobo in a story which narrates the adventures of four young people from an outlying neighbourhood of Madrid who start out on a trip to the sea in order to escape the misery that surrounds them.
Later she starred in Los hombres de Paco, Lex and El Corazón del Oceano, all produced by Antena 3.
Other film projects, she has been involved with include: El club de los suicidas directed by Roberto Santiago; The hanged man directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira; For the good of others, directed by Oskar Santos; Cousinhood directed by de Daniel Sánchez Arevalo; The hidden face, directed by Andi Baiz; The end, directed by Jorge Torregrossa; as well Fernando Gonzalez Molina’s I want you. In 2008 she won the I Award for Best New Talent in Spanish Cinema, awarded by L’Oreal Paris in the 56th San Sebastian Film Festival.
In 2011 she was elected Shooting Star by the ICAA for the Academy of European Cinema and the Berlin Film Festival.
Between 2012 and 2013 the actress films Eltern directed by Robert Thalheim, Quién mató a Bambi? by Santi Amodeo and Spanish affair directed by Emilio Martínez – Lázaro.
In 2014 she shoots Welcome to Harmony, directed by Miguel Angel Vivas, together with Matthew Fox and she comes back to theater with La Venus de las Pieles under the direction of David Serrano, play for which she gets the nomination to Best Emerging Theater Actress.
In 2015 clara works in the sequel of the successful film Ocho apellidos vascos and the Argentinian production of Al final del túnel. Her voice is also used in the film Hotel Transilvania 2. The following year she stars in Órbita 9 by Hatem Khraiche and participates in The Commuter by Jaume Collet-Serra as well as in an episode of the TNT series, The Librarians.
In the autumn of 2017 she performs in Gente viene y bah, an adaptation of Laura Norton’s novel, directed by Patricia Font. The following year she works on the pilot of the series Playing Dead for CW and she stars in the film El cuento de las comadrejas by Juan José Campanella. In 2019, she starts filming the Netflix series El vecino alongside Quim Gutiérrez, where she portrays a rookie journalist who gets special powers in the second season. In 2020, she films the movie Crónica de una tormenta by Mariana Barassi. In 2021, she stars in the Argentine series Limbo on Star+, created by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, where she plays a rebellious and proactive young woman who goes from being a purposeless rebel to creating a cosmetics brand with a strong identity.
Her latest film is the Mexican comedy Amores Permitidos by Raúl Martínez, and upcoming is Books & Drinks by Geoffrey Cowper.
Her two latest television appearances are in the third season of the series Citas Barcelona, premiered in 2023 on Prime Video, and the narco-series Clanes for Netflix.
BOOKS & DRINKS · Dir. Geoffrey Cowper
AMORES PERMITIDOS · Dir. Raúl Martínez
CRÓNICA DE UNA TORMENTA · Dir. Mariana Barassi
EL CUENTO DE LAS COMADREJAS · Dir. Juan José Campanella
GENTE QUE VIENE Y BAH · Dir. Patricia Font
THE COMMUTER · Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra
ÓRBITA 9 · Dir. Hatem Khraiche
AL FINAL DEL TÚNEL · Dir. Rodrigo Grande
OCHO APELLIDOS CATALANES · Dir. Emilio Martínez-Lázaro
EXTINTION · Dir. Miguel Ángel Vivas
AHORA O NUNCA · Dir. María Ripoll
A GOOD BAD DAY · Dir. Aleksey Nuzhniy
OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS · Dir. Emilio Martínez-Lázaro
¿QUIÉN MATO A BAMBI? · Dir. Santi Amodeo
ELTERN · Dir. Robert Thalheim
AGAINST THE JAB · Dir. Patrick Jerome
HOTEL TRANSILVANIA · Dir. Genndy Tartakovsky [actriz de doblaje]
TENGO GANAS DE TI · Dir. Fernando González Molina
FIN · Dir. Jorge Torregrossa
LA CARA OCULTA · Dir. Andrés Baiz
PRIMOS · Dir. Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
EL MAL AJENO · Dir. Oskar Santos
EL JUEGO DEL AHORCADO · Dir. Manuel Gómez Pereira
EL CLUB DE LOS SUICIDAS · Dir. Roberto Santiago
ARENA EN LOS BOLSILLOS · Dir. César Martínez
LA VIDA QUE TE ESPERA · Dir. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón
EL VIAJE DE CAROL · Dir. Imanol Uribe
TERCA VIDA · Dir. Fernando Huertas
LA VENUS DE LAS PIELES · Dir. David Serrano
FUCKING & SHOPPING · Dir. Mark Rabenhill
CLANES · Netflix
CITAS BARCELONA · Prime Video
LIMBO · Disney +
EL VECINO · Netflix
PLAYING DEAD · The CW
THE LIBRARIANS · TNT
WEB THERAPY · Movistar +
EL CORAZÓN DEL OCEANO · Prime Video
LAS CHICAS DE ORO · RTVE Play
LEX · ATRESPlayer
LOS HOMBRES DE PACO · ATRESPlayer / Prime Video
HOSPITAL CENTRAL · Mitele
COMPAÑEROS · ATRESPlayer / Prime Video
RAQUEL BUSCA SU SITIO · RTVE Play
MANOS A LA OBRA · ATRESPlayer / Prime Video
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Neox Fan Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Nominated · AHORA O NUNCA
Actors Guild: Best Leading Actress in a Motion Picture · Nominated · OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS
Unión de Actores: Best Emerging Actress in a Motion Picture · Nominated · LA VENUS DE LAS PIELES
Neox Fan Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture · Nominated · FIN
Neox Fan Awards: Best Actress in a Motion Picture · Nominated · TENGO GANAS DE TI
Berlin International Film Festival: Young European Film Promise · LA CARA OCULTA
Mascondo Awards: Best Supporting Actress · LA CARA OCULTA
Festival Solidario de Cine Español: Young actors of Spanish cinema · EL JUEGO DEL AHORCADO
Toulouse Spanish Film Festival: Emerging Actress · LA VIDA QUE TE ESPERA
Goya: Best Emerging Actress · Nominated · EL VIAJE DE CAROL
Acting Meinsner Technique · Javier Galitó-Cava
Acting · Lorena García
Acting · Juan Carlos Corazza