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Jason Clarke Biography

Birth Place:
Winton, Queensland, Australia
Actor, director

Fast Facts

  • As a child, worked for three months as a sheep shearer
  • Theatrical works in Australia include a 1995 production of The Blind Giant Is Dancing
  • Got first regular small-screen gig in 1996 on the Australian TV show Mercury
  • Made cinematic debut in the 1997 drama Dilemma
  • Directed several stage shows, including a 1998 presentation of Love and Understanding and a musical version of A Clockwork Orange
  • Joined ensemble cast of Fox's 2011 crime drama The Chicago Code


  • 2018Independent Spirit Awards-Robert Altman Award: winner
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated