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Clarke Peters

Went to school in Englewood, NJ, with Ernie Isley ofthe Isley Brothers, and used to ice-skate with John Travolta. In 1971made professional stage debutin theParisian production of Hair.Got the partwhen his brother failed to show up for work. Upon moving to London, he formedthe Majestics, a soul band, in 1973.Also providedbackground vocals for a few musical artists, including Joan Armatrading, David Essex and the group Heatwave (who had thehit single "Boogie Nights"). Made TV debut in the British series The Professionals in 1983. Wrote the musical revueFive Guys Named Moe,which won a 1991 Laurence Olivier Award in England for Best Entertainment. The revuelater premiered on Broadway in 1992 and had more than 400 performances. In 1999 made Broadway acting debut asJoe Mott in The Iceman Cometh. The performance earned him a Theatre World Award. Has worked steadily on the London stage, and received acting nominations for Olivier Awards forChicago(1999) and Porgy and Bess (2007).

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
24% The Benefactor
  • Dr. Romano
2016
85% John Wick
  • Harry
2014
8% The Best Of Me
  • Morgan Dupree
2014
No Score Yet Grace
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet The Time Is... Now
  • Narrator
2013
57% Red Hook Summer
  • Da Good Bishop Enoch Rouse
2012
No Score Yet Searching For Sonny
  • The Narrator
2011
No Score Yet Locked In
  • Frank
2010
83% Legacy: Black Ops
  • Ola Adenuga
2010
71% Endgame
  • Nelson Mandela
2009
39% Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
  • Subject #31
2009
63% Marley & Me
  • Editor
2008
57% The Poker House
  • Maurice
2008
No Score Yet Chess in Concert
  • Walter
2008
23% Freedomland
  • Reverend Longway
2006
31% Head of State
  • Fundraiser Demo-Tape Man
2003
41% K-PAX
  • Homeless Veteran
2001
No Score Yet The Corner
  • Fat Curt
2000
83% Notting Hill
  • Helix Lead Actor
1999
No Score Yet A Casualty of War
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Red King, White Knight
  • Jones
1989
97% Mona Lisa
  • Anderson
1986
No Score Yet Saigon: Year of the Cat
  • Soldier
1983
58% Outland
  • Ballard
1981
No Score Yet Silver Dream Racer
  • Cider Jones
1980
No Score Yet The Music Machine
  • Laurie
1979

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet In Plain Sight
2008-2012
  • Actor
98% Treme
2010-2013
  • Albert Lambreaux
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
  • Narrator
  • Voice
Treme
  • Albert Lambreaux
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Nelson Mandela
78% Chance
2016
  • Carl
96% The Wire
2002-2008
  • Lester Freamon Det. Lester Freamon
96% Damages
2007-2012
  • Dave Pell Dave
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Walter de Courcy
92% Person Of Interest
2011
  • Alonzo Quinn Quinn
97% Show Me a Hero
2015
  • Robert Mayhawk
83% London Spy
2015
  • The American
92% The Divide
2014
  • Isaiah Page
97% Archer
2009
  • Actor
  • Voice
90% Covert Affairs
2010-2014
  • Mark Ramsey
75% True Detective
2014-2015
  • Actor

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