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Clarke Peters


Clarke Peters was born on April 7, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter Clarke. He is an actor, known for The Wire (2002), Notting Hill (1999) and Marley & Me (2008). He is married to Penny. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

The Wire
The Wire Det. Lester Freamon
(2002-2008)
Notting Hill
Notting Hill 'Helix' Lead Actor
(1999)
John Wick
John Wick Harry
(2014)
Marley & Me
Marley & Me Editor
(2008)

Filmography

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 2017 Division 19 (completed)
Perelman
 2016 Last Fair Deal (Short) (post-production)
Papa Legba
  Sexual Healing (announced)
Harvey Fuqua
 2016 People of Earth (TV Series)
Ronald
- Lost and Found (2016) ... Ronald
 2016 Chance (TV Series)
Carl
- The Summer of Love (2016) ... Carl
 2016 The Tunnel (TV Series)
Sonny Persaud
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Sonny Persaud
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Sonny Persaud
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Sonny Persaud
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Sonny Persaud
 2016 Underground (TV Series)
Jay
- Firefly (2016) ... Jay
- War Chest (2016) ... Jay
- The Macon 7 (2016) ... Jay
 2016 Jericho (TV Series)
Ralph Coates
- Episode #1.8 (2016) ... Ralph Coates
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Ralph Coates
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Ralph Coates
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Ralph Coates
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Ralph Coates
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series)
The American
- Strangers (2015) ... The American
 2015 Show Me a Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Mayhawk
 2015 The Bad Education Movie
Commander Andrews
 2015 The Benefactor
Dr. Romano
 2015 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Frank Wainwright
- The Ballad of Midsomer County (2015) ... Frank Wainwright
 2015 Forever (TV Series)
Jerry Charters
- The Wolves of Deep Brooklyn (2015) ... Jerry Charters
 2014/I Grace
Father Michael
 2014 The Best of Me
Morgan Dupree
 2014 John Wick
Harry
 2014 The Divide (TV Series)
Isaiah Page
- To Whom Evil Is Done (2014) ... Isaiah Page
- I Can't Go Back (2014) ... Isaiah Page
- And the Little Ones Get Caught (2014) ... Isaiah Page
- I'm for Justice (2014) ... Isaiah Page
- Never Forget (2014) ... Isaiah Page
 2014 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Marlon Croft
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Marlon Croft
 2014 True Detective (TV Series)
Minister
- The Long Bright Dark (2014) ... Minister
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Nathan Anderson
- Quid Pro Quo (2013) ... Nathan Anderson
 2012 Breaking Night (Short)
Disco Man
 2011 Searching for Sonny
The Narrator
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Fred
- The Feud (2011) ... Fred
 2011 Archer (TV Series)
Popeye
- El Secuestro (2011) ... Popeye (voice)
- A Going Concern (2011) ... Popeye (voice)
 2010/I Locked In
Frank
 2010 Covert Affairs (TV Series)
Dr. Mark Ramsay
- Pilot (2010) ... Dr. Mark Ramsay
 2010/I Legacy
Ola Adenuga
 2009 Nativity!
Studio Boss
 2009 Doctor Who: Dreamland (TV Mini-Series)
Night Eagle
- Episode #1.6 (2009) ... Night Eagle (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Night Eagle (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Night Eagle (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Night Eagle
 2009 Holby City (TV Series)
Derek Newman
- These Arms of Mine (2009) ... Derek Newman
- My Girl (2009) ... Derek Newman
- Future Perfect (2009) ... Derek Newman
- A Glass Half Full (2009) ... Derek Newman
- Body Language (2009) ... Derek Newman
 2008 Turnipseed
A.B. Turnipseed
 2008 The Poker House
Maurice
 2008 Sympathetic Details
Carson
 2007 Meadowlands (TV Series)
Professor / Samantha's Father
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Professor / Samantha's Father
 2006 Freedomland
Reverend Longway
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Rex da Silva
- Pattern of Conduct (2005) ... Rex da Silva
 1987-2003 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- James Brown: Soul Survivor (2003) ... Narrator
- George Gershwin Remembered (1987) ... Narrator
 2003 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Howard Boorstin
- Multistorey: Part 2 (2003) ... Howard Boorstin
- Multistorey: Part 1 (2003) ... Howard Boorstin (uncredited)
 2003 Head of State
Fundraiser Demo-Tape Man
 2002 Night & Day (TV Series)
Gabriel Huysman
- Episode dated 19 December 2002 (2002) ... Gabriel Huysman
- Episode dated 14 November 2002 (2002) ... Gabriel Huysman
- Episode dated 11 April 2002 (2002) ... Gabriel Huysman
 2001 K-PAX
Homeless Veteran
 2001 American Voices (TV Series)
Walter Coachman
 2000 Oz (TV Series)
Afsana
- The Bill of Wrongs (2000) ... Afsana
 2000 The Corner (TV Mini-Series)
Fat Curt
- Everyman's Blues (2000) ... Fat Curt
- Corner Boy Blues (2000) ... Fat Curt
- Dope Fiend Blues (2000) ... Fat Curt
- Fran's Blues (2000) ... Fat Curt
- DeAndre's Blues (2000) ... Fat Curt
 1999 Notting Hill
'Helix' Lead Actor
 1996 Merisairas
Radio reporter Pounds
 1996 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Lt. Johnny Cochrane
- The Quick and the Dead (1996) ... Lt. Johnny Cochrane
 1995 Chandler & Co (TV Series)
Jasper
- The American Dream (1995) ... Jasper
 1994 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
American
- Mangez Merveillac (1994) ... American
 1993 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Mr. Banthorpe
- Jumping the Lights (1993) ... Mr. Banthorpe
 1993 Detonator (TV Movie)
C.W. Whitlock, Ph.D.
 1992 A Masculine Ending (TV Movie)
Theo Sykes
 1991 Gray Clay Dolls (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1991 El C.I.D. (TV Series)
Sultan
- Christmas Spirit (1991) ... Sultan
 1989 Monkeys (TV Movie)
William Morgan Hetrick
 1989 Frederick Forsyth Presents (TV Series)
Grover T. Fleming
 1989 Red King, White Knight (TV Movie)
Jones
 1988 Blind Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Alton Phillips
- White Man Listen (1988) ... Alton Phillips
- Crime and Punishment (1988) ... Alton Phillips
 1988 Menace Unseen (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Hallstrom
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Mark Hallstrom
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Mark Hallstrom
 1987 Blues in the Night (TV Movie)
Snake
 1986 Mona Lisa
Anderson
 1985 Travelling Man (TV Series)
Alan Downing
- A Token Attempt (1985) ... Alan Downing
 1984 Facelift
Bob Jangles
 1980-1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Stevie / Yankee Billy
- King (1984) ... Stevie
- Number on End (1980) ... Yankee Billy
 1983 Saigon -Year of the Cat- (TV Movie)
Soldier
 1983 Studio (TV Series)
Frankie
- Performance Art (1983) ... Frankie
 1983 The Professionals (TV Series)
President Ojuka
- The Ojuka Situation (1983) ... President Ojuka
 1981 Outland
Ballard
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
Cider Jones
 1979 The Music Machine
Laurie
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Louis Jordan and his musical, "Five Guys Named Moe," was performed at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Johnny Amobi, Kenny Andrews, Colin Charles, Peter Alex Newton, Horace Oliver, and Dig Wayne in the cast. Charles Augins was director. See more »

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[in 2010] The art, our craft - we have to hold onto these kinds of things. People say, 'I want to be a movie star'; be a movie star, go do that, go be a movie star, but that doesn't mean you're an actor. Go to stage, go onto the stage. If you wanna act, go to the stage. People don't go to theaters, you know? This is a dying craft, because everyone looks at a little tiny screen and they think, '... See more »

Trivia:

Father of Joe Jacobs and Guppy (1988-1992) (with Joanna Jacobs) and Max Peters with his wife Penny. See more »

Trademark:

Deep Smooth Voice

Star Sign:

Aries

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