Eliza Clark (actress)

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Eliza Clark
OccupationActress, playwright
Zack Whedon
(m. 2012)
RelativesSpencer Treat Clark (brother)

Eliza Clark is an American actress and playwright. She is the sister of Spencer Treat Clark. She has acted in minor parts in movies and commercials. In 1990 she briefly played Jessica Buchanan on the soap opera One Life to Live.

Clark has also directed many productions at Yale University since September 2003, including Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women and Others, Rebecca Gilman's The Glory of Living and Wendy MacLeod's House of Yes.

She is also a playwright; her play, The Metaphysics of Breakfast, appeared in the 2005 New York Fringe Festival. She is a member of Youngblood at the Ensemble Studio Theatre,[1] which is a collective of professional playwrights. She wrote for and performed in the web sitcom, Inconvenient Molly.[2]

At Yale University, she was a member of the improvisational comedy group Viola Question, and the sketch comedy group The Fifth Humour.

Her plays have appeared at Provincetown Playhouse, and in the Yale Playwrights Festival at the Yale Repertory Theater, for three years in a row: "The Metaphysics of Breakfast" (2005), "Hiccup" (2006), and "Puppy." Her most recent play, "Edgewise" performed at the Cherry Lane Theater in New York City in August 2008. She was the recipient of the 2010 P73 playwriting fellowship from Page 73 Productions.

In 2010 she was on the writing staff of the AMC series Rubicon.

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, Clark married screenwriter and film director Zack Whedon. The two met while writing for Rubicon.[3]


  1. ^ Youngblood, New York Archived 2009-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Inconvenient Molly (a web based sitcom co-created by Eliza Clark) Archived 2013-02-18 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Capalbo, Abby (January 3, 2013). "Upstate New York Farm Wedding from Tracey Buyce Photography". stylemepretty.com. Retrieved June 14, 2016.

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Preceded by
Alex and Brittany Smith
Jessica Buchanan on One Life to Live
Succeeded by
Erin Torpey