Claire King (born Jayne Claire Seed on 10th January 1962 in Bradford, Yorkshire) appeared on Coronation Street as Erica Holroyd from December 2014 to August 2017.

She attended Harrogate Ladies College and is best known for playing the role of Kim Tate in the ITV soap Emmerdale from 1989 to 1999 and also appeared in Doctors, Bad Girls, Holby City, Hollyoaks and Casualty.

In reality TV, she appeared in Strictly Come Dancing in 2006 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2014. She featured as a contestant in quiz show Pointless Celebrities during the the same year.