Known for movies

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SpouseSharon Mays, Carol Trieste, Erica Lann
FactStudied acting with famed drama coach Herbert Berghof.

Matt Clark is an American professional baseball player. He plays first base and is a left-handed batter. He was born on September 10, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada. His parents are Mike and Shelley Clark. He has two brothers, Michael and Mitchell. He attended Desert Oasis High School. He played college baseball at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the second round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft.

He made his Major League debut on September 1, 2012. He was traded to the Houston Astros on July 29, 2013. He was traded to the Chicago Cubs on July 5, 2014. He was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers on November 20, 2014. He was traded to the Atlanta Braves on July 31, 2015. He was claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics on August 12, 2015.

He hit his first Major League home run on September 14, 2015, off of Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros. As of 2019, his career batting average is .240 and his career home run total is 24. His career earnings are $5,821,500.

General Info

Full NameMatt Clark
EducationGeorge Washington University


SpouseSharon Mays, Carol Trieste, Erica Lann
ChildrenJason Clark, Aimée Clark, Matthias Clark, Seth Clark
ParentsTheresa Clark, Frederick W. Clark


MoviesBack to the Future Part III, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Return to Oz, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Jeremiah Johnson, In the Heat of the Night, Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, An Eye for an Eye, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Tuff Turf, The Legend of the Lone Ranger, White Lightning, The Bridge a...
TV ShowsThe Jeff Foxworthy Show, Dog and Cat

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1Father-in-law of Kimberly Beck.
2Worked numerous jobs while joining a local D.C. theatre group. Later became a member of New York's Living Theatre company and worked off-Broadway and in community theatre for a time in the late 1950s. Was also a stage manager and one point.
3Studied at George Washington University but dropped out before graduating.
4Tall, lean character actor best known for his somber look in late '60s, '70s and '80s westerns.
5Born in Washington, D.C., but was raised in nearby Alexandria, Virginia.
6Served in the Armed Services before pursuing his acting career.
7His ex-wife Erica Lann-Clark is a poet, actress and storyteller. They had two children: Matthias Clark and Jason Clark. She first worked as a teacher and alternative healer while the children were growing up. She later became a storyteller and has since entertained audiences across the country and in Canada, Thailand, Singapore, and Hawaii at various storytelling festivals.
8Son of Frederick William Clark, a carpenter, and Theresa (Castello) Clark, a teacher.
9Studied acting with famed drama coach Herbert Berghof.
10Attended George Washington University following a two year stint in the army.




A Million Ways to Die in the West2014Old Prospector
The Way2010/IPadre Frank
Killer Diller2004Barge Captain
Walker, Texas Ranger1996-2001TV SeriesCooper's Friend / Hank Cotton
Chicago Hope2000TV SeriesClarence Gates
South of Heaven, West of Hell2000Burl Dunfries
A Stranger in the Kingdom1999Judge Forest Allen
Five Aces1999Phillip
The Practice1998TV SeriesJesse Manning
Claudine's Return1998Pelican
Homegrown1998Sheriff Stanley Kroopf
The Pretender1998TV SeriesLyle Bowman
Touched by an Angel1997TV SeriesMarkus Cavanaugh
The Visitor1997TV SeriesMonroe
Hacks1997/IBus Driver
Trilogy of Terror II1996TV MovieRoger Ansford
Cutty Whitman1996TV Movie
Raven Hawk1996TV MovieEd Hudson
The Jeff Foxworthy Show1995-1996TV SeriesWalt Bacon
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years1995TV SeriesRev. Bantry
Grace Under Fire1993-1995TV SeriesEmmet Kelly
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal1995TV Movie
Screen Two1995TV SeriesDoug Kinross
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh1995Honore Thibideaux
A Season of Hope1995TV MovieWallace Porter
Mother1995VideoBen Wilson
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1994TV SeriesHomeless Man
Barbarians at the Gate1993TV MovieEdward A. Horrigan Jr.
Dead Before Dawn1993TV MovieJohn DeSilva
Frozen Assets1992J.F. Hughes
The Harvest1992Hank
A Seduction in Travis County1991TV MovieDobbs
Class Action1991Judge Symes
Cadence1990Bean Sr.
Back to the Future Part III1990Chester the Bartender
Terror on Highway 911990TV MovieJim Warren
Blind Witness1989TV MovieLt. Schapper
The Horror Show1989Dr. Tower
Midnight Caller1989TV SeriesPete Holden
CBS Schoolbreak Special1988TV SeriesPawnshop Clerk
War and Remembrance1988TV Mini-SeriesChief Clark (Northampton)
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues1987TV MovieSgt. Grinder
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV SeriesMatt
The Quick and the Dead1987TV MovieDoc Shabitt
Let's Get Harry1986Walt Clayton
Hardcastle and McCormick1985TV SeriesSheriff Dale Cutler
Out of the Darkness1985TV MovieJohn Hubbard
Love, Mary1985TV MovieFennie Groda
Return to Oz1985Uncle Henry
Magnum, P.I.1985TV SeriesJack Damon
Tuff Turf1985Stuart Hiller
Country1984Tom McMullen
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension1984Secretary of Defense
ABC Afterschool Specials1983TV SeriesPhil Cranston
Love Letters1983/IIChuck Winter
The Winds of War1983TV Mini-SeriesTorpedo Man Hansen
Highway Honeys1983TV MovieWolfe Crawley
Dynasty1981-1982TV SeriesFrank Dean
Honkytonk Man1982Virgil
In the Custody of Strangers1982TV MovieMike Raines
Some Kind of Hero1982Mickey
The Children Nobody Wanted1981TV MovieBill Westbrook
An Eye for an Eye1981Tom McCoy
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1981Sheriff Wiatt
Ruckus1980Cecil 'Cece' Grant
Brubaker1980Roy Purcell
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang1979TV MovieGeorge 'Bitter Creek' Newcomb
Little House on the Prairie1975-1979TV SeriesSeth Berwick / Eric Boulton
Lucan1978TV SeriesJake Jones
The Driver1978Red Plainclothesman
Lacy and the Mississippi Queen1978TV MovieReynolds
Dog and Cat1977TV MovieLt. Arthur Kipling
Outlaw Blues1977Billy Bob
Dog and Cat1977TV SeriesLt. Arthur Kipling
The Outlaw Josey Wales1976Kelly (as Matt Clarke)
Hearts of the West1975Jackson
The Kansas City Massacre1975TV MovieVerne Miller
This Is the West That Was1974TV MovieBuffalo Bill Cody
The Great Ice Rip-Off1974TV MovieGeorgie
The Terminal Man1974Gerhard
Melvin Purvis G-MAN1974TV MovieCharles 'Charlie' Parlmetter
The Execution of Private Slovik1974TV MovieDunn
The Rookies1974TV SeriesJoey Hughes
Kung Fu1973TV SeriesNiebo
The Laughing Policeman1973Coroner
The Waltons1973TV SeriesMr. Hennessey
White Lightning1973Dude Watson
Emperor of the North1973Yardlet
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid1973J.W. Bell
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean1972Nick the Grub
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid1972Bob Younger
Jeremiah Johnson1972Qualen
The Culpepper Cattle Co.1972Pete
Pocket Money1972American Prisoner
The Cowboys1972Smiley
The Grissom Gang1971Joe Bailey
The Beguiled1971Scrogins
Monte Walsh1970Rufus Brady
The Name of the Game1969-1970TV SeriesHarris / Frankie
Macho Callahan1970Jailer
Bonanza1969TV SeriesFantan
The Bridge at Remagen1969Corp. Jellicoe
N.Y.P.D.1969TV Series
Death Valley Days1967TV SeriesMontana Joe
Will Penny1967Romulus Quint
The Rat Patrol1967TV SeriesCorporal Meekin
Dundee and the Culhane1967TV SeriesSmith
In the Heat of the Night1967Packy
T.H.E. Cat1967TV SeriesKiller
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1966TV SeriesPaco Perez
Ben Casey1966TV SeriesPatient
Black Like Me1964Mugger in alley


Midnight Caller1989-1990TV Series 2 episodes
CBS Schoolbreak Special1987TV Series 1 episode


The Outlaw Josey Wales1976performer: "Rose of Alabamy Reprise" - uncredited


Rocking the Boat: A Musical Conversation and Journey2007DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Gunfighters of the Old West1992Video documentaryYounger Brother (uncredited)


Nominated Awards

1988Best FilmSitges - Catalonian International Film FestivalDa (1988)

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