Clare Perkins was born 18 August 1965 ry, [[1965 in [[lewisham, London. She is a British actress who is best known for her roles as Denise Boulter in Family Affairs from 2003 to 2005 and Ava Hartman in EastEnders between 2012 and 2013. Perkins knows her on screen roles she has been in My Wonderful Life, Grange Hill, The Bill, Casualty, Holby City, Clapham Junction, Ladybird Ladybird, Merseybeat, Big Women, Pig Heart Boy, Shoot the Messenger, Bullet Boy, Secrets and Lies and 7Lives.