Patrick Clarke at Irish Film Awards, 2009
|Occupation||Actor, writer, producer|
Patrick Clarke is a writer, director, producer and actor. Clarke  co-wrote and produced his first feature Beyond the Pale in 1999. Based on actual events, the immigrant drama was a commercial success in Ireland, Australia and the UK and won awards at the Houston and Arizona film festivals (2000). Clarke's performance in Beyond the Pale led to roles in The Magnificent Ambersons for A&E Networks and the award-winning black comedy Stay Until Tomorrow (2004), which was developed through the Sundance Institute.
In 2004, Clarke formed i4i Productions, which completed many projects including One (2008), written and performed by Greg Pearl, John Illsley and Paul Brady; the feature-length documentary The Extra Mile  and the period feature thriller Trapped a.k.a. Anton  which was nominated for three Irish Academy Awards at the 6th Irish Film & Television Awards. Clarke completed Aiyaary  a Hindi action thriller directed by Neeraj Pandey, it was released worldwide on February 16, 2018.
Clarke was born in the Rotunda Hospital. He spent the first five years of his life living in Ballymun before moving to Finglas, a suburb of the city of Dublin. He attended Beneavin De La Salle College. He played Gaelic football for Erin's Isle GAA Club (Irish: Oileán na hÉireann) and soccer for Beggsboro A.F.C. an Irish association football club based in Cabra, Dublin. A serious knee injury during a match for Erin's Isle in 1983 brought his playing days to an end.
- The Last Actor (Short) (1994)
- Fall From Grace (Short) (1994)
- Sex and The City The Man the Myth the Viagra, TV (1999)
- Harlem Aria (1999)
- Beyond the Pale (film) (1999)
- The Magnificent Ambersons (2002 film), TV
- Beyond the Pale (film) A look Back (2004)
- Shattered (2007)
- The Extra Mile (2007)
- Anton (2008)
- Anton The Making of Anton (2009)
- Alexander & Pete , TV (2012)
- Aiyaary (2018)
- Tonight with Roger Goodman (Short) (2018)
- The New Theatre New Theatre, Dublin, Documentary (2018):
- Lughill (2019)
- Merrifield (2019)
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- "Beyond the Pale". tcd.ie.
- "Trapped". britishcouncil.org.
- "Stay Until Tomorrow". northamptonfilmfestival.com.
- "Brady, Illsley & Pearle Shoot Video for 'Anton'". iftn.ie.
- "One". Vimeo.
- "The Extra Mile". Vimeo.
- "Irish Gather for Film & Television Awards Celebration - The Irish Film & Television Network". iftn.ie.
- "Trapped". highfliersplc.com.
- "Anton - Film Ireland". filmireland.net.
- "Fox talks new Irish thriller 'Anton'". iftn.ie.
- "Films to warm brave souls". irishtimes.com.
- "Anglo Celt - Cuilcagh man's film shot in Cavan is a 'must-see' DVD".
- "'Anton' gets UK DVD release as 'Trapped'". iftn.ie.
- "Aiyaary Trailer Looks Gripping". india.com.
- "Aiyaary Meaning". business-standard.com.
- "Aiyaary". timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
- "Aiyaary". indiatoday.in.
- "Beneavin De La Salle College". beneavin.com.
- "Home". CLG Oileán na hÉireann.
- "Tonight with Roger Goodman". IMDB.
- "The New Theatre". IMDB.