Clive Pearse

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Clive Pearse is a British-American television host. He is one of the hosts of the HGTV home design oriented show Designed to Sell. Pearse, originally from the United Kingdom, became an American citizen in 2002.[1]

Clive moved to Los Angeles in 1997, where he expanded his show-business credits with a successful voiceover career. His voiceover talents can be heard in characterizations for the Academy Award–winning movie Shrek and in countless national TV and radio commercials, including spots for Jaguar, Land Rover and Ziploc.

When he's not in front of the camera, he is actively involved with animal welfare issues and works closely with his friend, Academy Award nominee Linda Blair. Clive serves as a board member of the nonprofit organization Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, in which he helps to raise awareness for abused companion animals. More information about the foundation can be found here.

Early life[edit]

His TV career began in England, where he was best known for hosting three shows for NBC Europe. He hosted Europe's first live call-in show, the award-winning cult favorite On the Air. Later he helmed the primetime Entertainment X-Press, in which he interviewed such stars as Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Nicolas Cage. He also hosted the popular show Ushuaia, an extreme-adventures program in which he interviewed world-class explorers and adventurers.


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Design Star Himself-Host TV Show Series
2009 the Duchess Narrator TV Show Series
2008 Dream Home Giveaway 2008 Himself-Host TV Show Series
2007 Designed To Sell Top 35 Selling Secrets Himself-Host TV Show Series
2007 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2007 Himself-Host TV Show Series
2006-2009 HGTV Star Himself-Host TV Show Series
2006 Making of an HGTV Design Star himself-Host TV Mini-Series
2004-2011 Designed To Sell Host TV Show Series
2001 Shrek Ogre Hunter Movie


  1. ^ "Shows". HGTV. Archived from the original on December 27, 2010. 

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