Kacey Clarke

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Kacey Clarke
Born
Kacey Louisa Barnfield

(1988-01-14) 14 January 1988 (age 32)
OccupationActress
Years active1997–present

Kacey Louisa Barnfield[1] (born 14 January 1988[2]), also credited as Kacey Clarke, is an English actress. As a teenager she played Maddie Gilks in the long running British television series Grange Hill, on which she spent six years. As an adult, her roles have included Crystal in the American action film Resident Evil: Afterlife, and Katie Sutherland in British comedy The Inbetweeners. In 2014, Clarke was listed as number 99 in FHM's 100 sexiest women in the world.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Clarke was born in the London Borough of Enfield as Kacey Louisa Barnfield to parents Malcolm, a partner at Enfield estate agency, Barnfield's, and Karen (née Clarke).[citation needed] She has a brother and a sister. Clarke is a second cousin of the actress Victoria Shalet.[4] Clarke splits her time between London and Los Angeles, maintaining a base in both cities.

Career[edit]

Clarke's began acting in 1997 at age nine, appearing in advertisements and stage plays.[citation needed] In 2000, Barnfield's won the role of bully Maddie Gilks in Grange Hill, where she found herself the central role in central plots during her four-years on the series; it was Clarke's first major acting role.[5]

After Grange Hill, Clarke filmed Popcorn with Jodi Albert and Jack Ryder, and plays the character of Yukino. She has also appeared in the Sky1 football drama Dream Team. Other roles include Zoe Stringer in Filthy Rich, in which she played Mike Reid's daughter shortly before he died, The Bill, where she played Chloe Fox for 3 episodes in 2004 and appeared again in October 2007 as Kelly Burgess, and Casualty in which she appeared as Claudie Waters for 2 episodes on 29 and 30 December 2007. In 2008, Clarke was the face of Clean & Clear, appearing in adverts for the skincare brand. She also starred in the Road Safety commercial 'Mess'. In 2008 she became Galaxy chocolate's 'Miss Kiss' to publicize their Christmas Mistletoe Kisses chocolates. In 2009 and 2010 she appeared in the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners, as Neil's sister Katie in the series 2 episode "A Night Out in London" and series 3's "Will's Dilemma".

Clarke made her theatrical film debut as Crystal Waters in the Screen Gem's 3D action film Resident Evil: Afterlife, alongside Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller and Ali Larter.[6] It topped the box office in September 2010. Clarke also starred in the TV movie Lake Placid 3, where she plays Ellie, this was also in 2010. In 2011 she played the lead role of Kate in Johannes Roberts' Roadkill, a horror film about a group of teens taking an ill-fated RV trip around Ireland. Her performance was well received.[7] Clarke appeared as Barb in Jeremy Leven's 2013 movie Girl on a Bicycle.

In June 2011 Variety magazine reported that Clarke would co-star in Glutton, a '3D psychological thriller' directed by David Arquette, playing Virginia the blind neighbour and only friend of a 1,200-pound man (Abraham Benrubi). Abraham Benrubi and Patricia Arquette also star. Glutton was to begin filming in Canada in summer 2011,[8] though no film under that title has been released.

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Popcorn Yukino Girl
2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife Crystal Waters
2011 Film: The Making of... Maresi De La Mer-Taylor Short film
2013 Girl on a Bicycle Barb
2013 I Spit on Your Grave 2 Sharon
2013 Green Street 3: Never Back Down Molly Direct to-DVD[9]
2014 Film: The Movie Maresi De La Mer
2015 Seeking Dolly Parton Charlie
2015 World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen Amanda
2016 Blood Orange Isabelle Completed[10]
2018 Neron Alison Dunn
2018 Welcome to Curiosity Martine
2019 Bayou Tales Nielson
TBA Enchanting the Mortals Ashley Post-Production
TBA Skinny Buddha Janet Filming
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2001–2005 Grange Hill Maddie Gilks Main role (seasons 24–29)
2003 Dreamteam Leanne TV miniseries
2004 The Bill Chloe Fox 3 episodes
2007 Casualty Claudie Waters Episodes: "Take a Cup of Kindness Yet", "For Auld Lang Syne"
2007 The Bill Kelly Burgess Episode: "Uncut Killer"
2009–2010 The Inbetweeners Katie Sutherland Episodes: "Night Out in London", "Will's Dilemma"
2010 Lake Placid 3 Ellie Television movie
2011 Roadkill Kate Television movie
2011 Jabberwock Anabel Television movie
2013 Massholes Vicky Web series; episode: "The Gentleman's Conga"
2016 10 Year Reunion Carly Newman Television movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kacey Barnfield". FHM. 15 May 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Kacey Barnfield". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  3. ^ "100 Sexiest 2014". FHM. 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Kacey Barnfield - Bio". MovieTome. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 3 February 2009.
  5. ^ Jury, Louise (8 February 2002). "Creator of 'Grange Hill' prepares to revive his old school ties". Independent. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  6. ^ Barker, Andrew (10 September 2010). "Review: 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'". Variety. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ Raider Redux (18 April 2011). "Roadkill (2011)". Dread Central. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Sneider, Jeff (3 June 2011). "David Arquette casts sister in 'Glutton'". Variety. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  9. ^ Mitchell, Robert (4 February 2013). "Lionsgate U.K. recruits 'Soldier,' 'Hooligans'". Variety. Retrieved 20 June 2016. The third film, which is in post, stars Scott Adkins, Jack Doolan and Kacey Barnfield.
  10. ^ Parkinson, David (2016). "Blood Orange - Review". Radio Times.

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