Claudette Nevins made her Broadway debut with George C. Scott in The Wall, the play based on John Hersey's novel about the Jewish uprising in the Warsaw ghetto. Also on Broadway, she appeared in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite, again with Mr. Scott, and Maureen Stapleton, and directed by Mike Nichols. At New York's Lincoln Center, she was Julie Danton in Danton's Death, the inaugural production at the Vivian Beaumont theatre. She also co-starred with Brock Peters in the national Broadway tour of The Great White Hope, which brought her to the Ahmanson theatre and Los Angeles.
As a member of the Matrix Theatre Company, she appeared in Dangerous Corner, Mad Forest, Habeas Corpus, and The Water Children. Currently she is a member of Antaeus Theatre Company. There, she has been seen in ClassicsFest productions of Hay Fever, The Voysey Inheritance, Long Day's Journey, John Gabriel Borkman, and Morning's at Seven.
Other stage work in L.A. includes: Passion Play (Taper), Isn't it Romantic (Pasadena), The Philadelphia Story (Court), P.S. Your Cat Is Dead (Geffen), A Comedy of Errors (John Anson Ford), Deathtrap (San Bernardino), Blithe Spirit (La Mirada/Lobero). With LA Theatre Works, she did Cakewalk, An American Daughter and After the Fall (Skirball).
Interspersed were several television series. She was a regular on three series Headmaster, Husbands, Wives & Lovers, and Married. She has played recurring roles on Melrose Place, Seventh Heaven and JAG, and has guest-starred in numerous Movies of the Week and many episodics, most recently Strong Medicine, The Agency, Judging Amy, and Without a Trace. Her feature film appearances include Sleeping with the Enemy, Tuff Turf, All the Marbles and Nancy Myers' Something's Gotta Give.
Regional theatre work in Atlanta: The Hostage, The Homecoming, The Little Foxes, Major Barbara, Twelfth Night, King Arthur; in Washington D.C. at Arena Stage: The Cherry Orchard, The Iceman Cometh, Ring Round the Moon.
Claudette is a graduate of the School of Performing Arts and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of New York University. She and her family now make their home in Los Angeles.