Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseSusie McKenna
FactUsed to be lead singer in a dance act called Nomad. Had a Top Ten hit with 'Just A Groove' in 1991.

Sharon D. Clarke is a British actress, singer and dancer. She was born on the 21st of October, 1960 in London, England. Her parents are of Jamaican descent. She has two sisters. Sharon was educated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Sharon’s acting career began in the early 1980s. She has appeared in numerous stage productions, television shows and films. Some of her most notable roles have been in the soap operas EastEnders and Holby City. Sharon has also appeared in the West End productions of The Lion King, Chicago and The Bodyguard.

In addition to her acting career, Sharon is also a successful singer and dancer. She has released two albums and has toured internationally with her stage show. Sharon has won numerous awards for her work, including a Laurence Olivier Award and a Tony Award.

Sharon’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. She has been married twice and has two children.

General Info

Full NameSharon D. Clarke


SpouseSusie McKenna


AwardsLaurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
NominationsLaurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical, WhatsOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
MoviesThe Darkest Universe, Sugarhouse, Lisa
TV ShowsThe Crust, The Singing Detective, Tree Fu Tom

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1Used to be lead singer in a dance act called Nomad. Had a Top Ten hit with 'Just A Groove' in 1991.
2She was nominated for a 2003 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment of 2002 for her role in "We Will Rock You" at the Dominion Theatre.



The Darkest Universe2016Megan
The Works2016ShortMacbeth
You, Me & Them2015TV SeriesNola
Death in Paradise2015TV SeriesZeta Akande
New Tricks2013TV SeriesSarah Kaye
Psychobitches2013TV SeriesBessie Smith Nina Simone
Tree Fu Tom2012TV Series
The Shadow Line2011TV Mini-SeriesMrs. Dixon
EastEnders1986-2011TV SeriesKendra Stanley / Lizzie Burton
The Bill2010TV SeriesDenise Jones
Holby City2003-2008TV SeriesLola Griffin / June Singleton
Holby Blue2008TV SeriesLola Griffin
Boo!2004-2007TV SeriesNarrator / Singer
Casualty2005TV SeriesLola Griffin
Children in Need2005TV Series
Casualty @ Holby City2005TV SeriesLola Griffin
The Crust2005TV SeriesGrandma Flossie
Waking the Dead2003TV SeriesCamelia Baptiste
Secret Society2000Typhoon
Beautiful People1999Nurse Tina
Broken Glass1996TV MovieFlora
Soldier Soldier1995TV SeriesReceptionist
Between the Lines1993TV SeriesCook
Children's Ward1990TV SeriesMrs. Richardson
Tumbledown1988TV Movie1st Night Nurse (as Sharon Clarke)
The Singing Detective1986TV Mini-SeriesNight Nurse


Holby City2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tideland2005performer: "Wash Me in the Blood of Jesus"
Boo!2004TV Series performer - 1 episode


The Olivier Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Our Gay Wedding: The Musical2014TV MovieHerself - Special Guest Singer
The Wright Stuff2008-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHerself
Last Choir Standing2008TV SeriesHerself - Judge
The Paul O'Grady Show2008TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Children in Need2002-2007TV SeriesHerself - Performer / Herself
Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace2002TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer: 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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