Jason Clarke (actor)

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Jason Clarke
Jason Clarke by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Clarke in July 2013.
Born (1969-07-17) 17 July 1969 (age 45)
Winton, Queensland, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Jason Clarke (born 17 July 1969) is an Australian film and television actor.

Personal life[edit]

Clarke was born and raised in Winton, Queensland.[1][2] His father worked as a sheep shearer.[3]


Clarke has made many Australian television appearances, including Murder Call, Wildside, Home and Away, Blue Heelers, All Saints, Farscape, White Collar Blue, and Stingers. He played Tommy Caffee on the Showtime series Brotherhood. He has appeared in such films as The Human Contract, Death Race, Public Enemies, and Rabbit-Proof Fence.

Clarke played "Red" Hamilton in the 2009 film Public Enemies.[4] In April 2010, he was cast in the thriller film Texas Killing Fields.[5] He also played Detective Jarek Wysocki in the 2011 Fox series The Chicago Code.[6] He also played Dan in the 2012 film Zero Dark Thirty. Clarke played a major role in the 2012 film Lawless.[7][8] He played George Wilson in the 2013 remake of The Great Gatsby. He played Malcolm in the 2014 film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.



Year Film Role Notes
1997 Dilemma Guy Direct-to-video
1997 Halifax f.p: Hard Corps Detective Television film
1998 Twilight Young cop
1998 Praise Frank
1999 Schmooze Band Short film
1999 Kick Nicholas Ratcliff
2000 Our Lips Are Sealed Mac Direct-to-video
2000 Risk Chris
2000 Better Than Sex Guy C
2002 Free Short film
2002 The Outsider Ray Childress Television film
2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence Constable Riggs
2003 You Can't Stop the Murders Slade
2003 BlackJack Tony Seaton (1973) Television film
2004 Get Rich Quick Fenris
2008 Hole in the Paper Sky Howard Ferp Short film
2008 Under Still Waters Andrew
2008 Death Race Darryl Ulrich
2008 The Human Contract Julian Wright Direct-to-video
2009 Public Enemies John "Red" Hamilton
2009 U.S. Attorney Michael Ryan Television film
2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps New York Fed Chief
2010 Trust Doug Tate
2011 Yelling to the Sky Gordon O'Hara
2011 Swerve Frank
2011 Texas Killing Fields Rule
2012 Lawless Howard Bondurant
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Dan Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
2013 The Great Gatsby George Wilson
2013 White House Down Emil Stenz
2014 The Better Angels Thomas Lincoln
2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Malcolm
2015 Child 44 Anatoly Brodsky Post-production
2015 Knight of Cups Completed
2015 Terminator Genisys John Connor Post-production
2015 Everest Rob Hall Post-production


Year Film Role Notes
1995–1999 Blue Heelers Dean Crocker
Craig Dyer
Troy Harris
4 episodes
1996 Mercury Nathan Cohan
1996 Diagnosis: Murder Rick "Slick" Brooks Episode: "A Model Murder"
1997 Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac Willy Miniseries
1998 Heartbreak High Warren 1 episode
1998 Wildside Det. Con. Paul Moss 2 episodes
1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Hank Episode: "Two Guys, a Girl and a Recovery"
1998 Murder Call Zac Hartman Episode: "A View to a Kill"
1999–2000 All Saints Eddie Furlong 2 episodes
2000–2003 Stingers Brett Linton
Oliver Jensen
7 episodes
2001 Flat Chat Episode: "Dark & Stormy Night"
2001 Head Start Constable Rogers Episode: "Out of the Blue"
2001 The Bill Agent Vinten Episode: "Beech on the Run"
2002 Home and Away Christopher 'Kick' Johnson 5 episodes
2002–2003 White Collar Blue Ray Jarvis 2 episodes
2003 Farscape Captain Jenek 4 episodes
2006–2008 Brotherhood Tommy Caffee 29 episodes
2011 The Chicago Code Jarek Wysocki 13 episodes


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