John Cooper Clarke

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John Cooper Clarke was born on January 25, 1949 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Control (2007), Rust and Bone (2012) and The Souvenir (2019). He is married to Evie. They have one child. He was previously married to ?. See full bio »

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Control John Cooper Clarke
Rust and Bone Soundtrack
The Souvenir Soundtrack


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 2021 Mandy (TV Series)
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
- We Wish You A Mandy Christmas (2021) ... Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
 2012 Ill Manors
John Cooper Clark (as John Cooper Clark)
 2007 Control
John Cooper Clarke
 1998 Middleton's Changeling
The Poet
 1981 The Innes Book of Records (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1981)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for McCain frozen potato products (voice)

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Alternate Names:

John Cooper Clark | Dr John Cooper Clarke | Dr. John Cooper Clarke


Evie  (1 child) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on choosing to become a poet] You get to wear fine clothes and perfume and nobody pulls you up on it. You get out of bed late in the day and nobody calls you a lazy bastard. A state of reverie and the virtue of idleness are paramount. Any poet will tell you this.


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