Claire Elizabeth Coffee is an American actress from San Francisco, California.
Claire graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theater. Her career began on stage at age 5 with The Mountain Play theater company in Marin County, California. She worked extensively with regional theaters in the Bay Area and Central Coast of California before attending Northwestern and then moving to Los Angeles.
She had a recurring role on The West Wing as Cassie Tatum in 2003. Between 2007 and 2009 Coffee played nurse Nadine Crowell on General Hospital. Most recently she played attorney Janie Ross on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and can currently be seen on the NBC series Grimm as the Hexenbiest Adalind Schade.