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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 10 September 1954Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Clark Johnson was born on September 10, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), The Wire (2002) and Alpha House (2013). He was previously married to Heather Salmon.

Spouse (1)

Heather Salmon (26 November 1994 - 1998) (divorced)

Trivia (6)

Brother of jazz singer Molly Johnson.
Played Canadian college football while attending Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
He has 2 daughters, Casandra and Michaela, from his first marriage.
Younger brother of actress Taborah Johnson.
His father is African American and his mother is Caucasian.
Along with Richard Belzer, Kyle Secor, Yaphet Kotto and Sharon Ziman, he is one of only five actors to appear in both the first and last episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street (1993): Homicide: Life on the Street: Gone for Goode (1993) and Homicide: Life on the Street: Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1999).

Personal Quotes (1)

[on casting Nina Hoss in Homeland (2011)] It was tough to get her, and she gave so much to that role. The character was on the page, but as an actor you can bring so many more colors to it. She was just so nuanced and worthy of being a collaborator with Quinn and in (sparring) with Carrie. I mean, you've got to bring your A-game to do 'Homeland'.

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