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Sarah Clarke

With a starring role on the critically praised television series, 24, Sarah Clarke has instantly become a household name. Portraying the role of Nina Myers, Clarke shocked over 10 million viewers when her character was exposed in the first season's finale as the mole.

Clarke, a St. Louis, Missouri native became interested in the creative arts when she was employed as an architectural photographer in her hometown city. Upon moving to New York City, Clarke immersed herself into acting by enrolling into the Circle in the Square Theater School. Upon graduating, Clarke worked with acclaimed director Robert Wilson, the Axis Theater Company and the Tony-nominated Willow Cabin Theater Company.

In her first on-camera role in the short film, Pas de Deux, Clarke was recognized with the CiNY Award from CineWomen NY for Outstanding Performance at the Brooklyn Film Festival. Shortly thereafter, Clarke made guest appearances on Sex and the City and Ed before landing a starring role in 24.

On the big screen, Clarke was seen in the Fox Searchlight coming-of-age drama, Thirteen, which garnered the Best Director award for Catherine Hardwicke at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, and stars Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood. Clarke also appeared the independent feature, Emmett's Mark which premiered this year at the inaugural Tribeca Film Festival in 2002. The film also stars Scott Wolf and Tim Roth. She was also seen in the indie film, Below the Belt, for director Robert M. Young.

Clarke shares her time between Los Angeles and New York.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Sarah Clarke Facts

BirthdayFebruary 16, 1972 (50)
BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Sarah Clarke compared to you?

Selected Filmography

1:00 A.M.
11:00 A.M.
There's Something About Mary
School for Scoundrels
24: Season 2
Return Of The Living Dead 3
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