Claudia Black


Date Of Birth

October 11, 1972


Australian actress Claudia Lee Black was born in Sydney on October 11, 1972. She is best known for her role as Aeryn Sun on Sci-Fi’s original series Farscape and as Vala Mal Doran on Stargate SG-1. Prior to her breathrough roles, Black had appearances in numerous shows and movies in Australia, such as Good Guys Bad Guys and Seven Deadly Sins. Her theater credits include The World Knot for the Bicentennial Opera. At present, she is part of the cast of Containment.

Place of Birth

Sydney, Australia

Birth Name

Claudia Lee Black



Fun Facts

Black is also a professional singer of jazz and classical music.


2007 - The Constellation Awards, Best Female Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Television Episode: Stargate SG-1: Memento Mori


2016 Containment (TV Series)
2015 The Originals (TV Series)
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition (Video Game)
2014 Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Video Game)
2014 Destiny (Video Game)
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (Video Game)
2014 Rick and Morty (TV Series)
2013 Rain from Stars
2012 Haven (TV Series)
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (Video Game)
2012 Diablo III (Video Game)
2012 Strange Frame: Love & Sax
2012 Mass Effect 3 (Video Game)
2012 Justice League: Doom (Video)
2011 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Video Game)
2011 Rage (Video Game)
2011 Gears of War 3 (Video Game)
2011 TERA: The Exiled Realm of Arborea (Video Game)
2011 90210 (TV Series)
2011 Rango
2010 Fuzzy Connections (Short)
2010 Final Fantasy XIV (Video Game)
2010 NCIS (TV Series)
2010 Mass Effect 2 (Video Game)
2009 Dragon Age: Origins (Video Game)
2009 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Video Game)
2008 Stargate: Continuum (Video)
2008 WarGames: The Dead Code (Video)
2008 Moonlight (TV Series)
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth (Video)
2007 Crysis (Video Game)
2007 Conan (Video Game)
2007 Stolen Life
2007 The Dresden Files (TV Series)
2004-2007 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
2006 Project Sylpheed (Video Game)
2005 Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (Video Game)
2005 God of War (Video Game)
2004 Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (TV Mini-Series)
2003 Lords of EverQuest (Video Game)
1999-2003 Farscape (TV Series)
2002 Farscape: The Game (Video Game)
2002 Queen of the Damned
2001 BeastMaster (TV Series)
2000 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
2000 Pitch Black
1999 Steel Angel Kurumi (TV Series)
1999 A Twist in the Tale (TV Series)
1998 Good Guys Bad Guys (TV Series)
1996-1998 City Life (TV Series)
1997-1998 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
1997 Water Rats (TV Series)
1997 Amazon High (TV Movie)
1994 A Country Practice (TV Series)
1993 A Country Practice (TV Series)
1993 Police Rescue (TV Series)
1993 G.P. (TV Series)
1993 Seven Deadly Sins (TV Mini-Series)
1992 Home and Away (TV Series)


5' 9" (1.75 m)


-My boyfriend's idea of a lesson was to take me on a black diamond run in the middle of a hail storm and say, 'Go!' Ski patrol had to escort me to another lift to get me down the mountain. No, that wasn't humiliating, not at all.

-The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again.

-Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.

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