Even though Sarah Clarke hasn’t much going for her in terms of movies and TV series, the movie star has managed to leave a stamp of excellence in whatever role she has taken. From her debut role in Interior. Bedroom – Night to her most recent Staring at the Sun, Clarke has enjoyed diverse roles over the years. What’s even more admirable is that Clarke manages to bring life to each of the characters she plays, no matter how big or small. Over the years, Clarke has managed to build a diverse portfolio with diverse roles not just in TV and movies but in video games as well. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Sarah Clarke.
Sarah Clarke was born on the 16th of February, 1972, in St. Louis, Missouri. Born to Ernest Clarke, an engineer, and Carolyn, Clarke spent most of her early life in St.Louis alongside her brother and sister. As a young kid, Clarke attended the John Burroughs School in St. Louis, Missouri, before setting off to Indiana University Bloomington, where she studied Fine Arts and Italian. During her time at the University, Clarke was inducted as a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and was later initiated into the Beta chapter in 1990.
Clarke’s interest in acting came about during her senior year which she spent abroad in Bologna, Italy. After returning to the States, Clarke took up architectural photography and also received free acting lessons in return for taking photographs at a cultural arts center. Around the same time, Clarke began taking acting classes at Circle in the Square Theatre School, Axis Theater Company, and The Willow Cabin Theatre Company.
Unlike most actors, Clarke began her acting career from the 1999 award-winning commercial for Volkswagen. Things took hold for Clarke who landed her debut role in the 2000 movie, Interior. Bedroom – Night. In the same year, she also landed her debut TV role in the American rom-com Sex and the City. Since then, Clarke has carried on the momentum with a series of roles including Pas de deux (2000), The Accident (2001), Thirteen (2003), Human Error (2004), Happy Endings (2005), The Lather Effect (2006), Twilight (2008), Below the Beltway (2010), The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012), Punk’s Dead (2016), and more recently on Staring at the Sun (2017).
Clarke has also enjoyed a few roles on TV some of which include 24 (2001-2004), Las Vegas (2005), Men of a Certain Age (2009-2011), Nikita (2011-2012), The Tomorrow People (2013-2014), Bosch (2015-2016), and more recently on Law & Order: SVU (2017). Clarke also had a one-off role in a video game in 2006 and voiced Nina Myers in the videogame 24: The Game.
American actress Sarah Clarke has a net worth of USD 2 Million.
While still at college, Clarke dated actor Paul Rudd who was her peer at Indiana University Bloomington. She met her current husband, Xander Berkeley, during her time on the set of 24. He played her supervisor, George Mason, and tied the knot in September of 2002. As of 2020, the pair have two daughters Olwyn Harper who was born on September 23, 2006, and Rowan who was on born March 30, 2010.