Clarke Peters

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  • Birth Name: Peter Clarke
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director, Singer
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  • Went to school in Englewood, NJ, with Ernie Isley of the Isley Brothers, and used to ice-skate with John Travolta.  
  • In 1971 made professional stage debut in the Parisian production of Hair. Got the part when his brother failed to show up for work.   
  • Upon moving to London, he formed the Majestics, a soul band, in 1973. Also provided background vocals for a few musical artists, including Joan Armatrading, David Essex and the group Heatwave (who had the hit single "Boogie Nights").  
  • Made TV debut in the British series The Professionals in 1983.
  • Wrote the musical revue Five Guys Named Moe, which won a 1991 Laurence Olivier Award in England for Best Entertainment. The revue later premiered on Broadway in 1992 and had more than 400 performances.  
  • In 1999 made Broadway acting debut as Joe 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 for Chicago (1999) and Porgy and Bess (2007).

Awards

  • 1992, Tony — Book (Musical): Nominee

Relationships

  • Penny Peters — Wife
  • Maximilian Peters — Son
  • Joe Jacobs — Son
  • Martin Clarke — Father
  • Tony Clarke — Brother
  • China Peters — Daughter
  • Loretta Clarke — Mother

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Clarke
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer, Director, Singer

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