Brian Patrick Clarke

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Brian Patrick Clarke
Born (1952-08-01) August 1, 1952 (age 64)
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Occupation Actor

Brian Patrick Clarke (born August 1, 1952) is an American actor. He has appeared in many television series and features.

Early life[edit]

Clarke was born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Clarke was a three-time All-Ivy League football player while attending Yale University. He held the school's records for most field goals in a game, season and career[citation needed] when he graduated in 1974.

After graduating college, Clarke tried out for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League and the Memphis Southmen of the World Football League.[citation needed] He then began pursuing an acting career.


Clarke starred as Greg Marmalard on the TV sitcom Delta House. He became a series regular on the comedy-drama Eight is Enough as Merl "The Pearl" Stockwell, a professional baseball player.

He has made guest appearances on many TV series, including Baywatch, Party of Five, CSI: Miami, and Drop Dead Diva. He has appeared on the soap operas General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless, and Sunset Beach. He also appeared in the 1988 thriller Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers.

Personal life[edit]

Clarke is married to Olympian artistic gymnast and sports commentator Kathy Johnson. They have two sons, Sean and Cary.[1] They reside in Orlando, Florida.

He has run several marathons, including a sub three-hour marathon in Los Angeles in the late 1980s.[1]


  1. ^ a b Biography at the Internet Movie Database

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