JASON CLARKE (John Connor) has emerged in the U.S. with a
critically acclaimed performances in both television and film. He is most known
for his lead role as Dan in the Academy Award-nominated film "Zero Dark
Thirty," directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Next, Clarke was seen in the highly anticipated sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" co-starring Gary
Judy Greer and Keri Russell. He most recently wrapped production on "Everest," opposite Josh Brolin and Jake Gyllenhaal, and the reboot of the "Terminator" series, "Terminator Genisys," starring as John Connor alongside Emilia
Clarke and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Upcoming films for Clarke include Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups,"
opposite Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Natalie Portman, and "Child 44,"
alongside Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace. He last seen in the
Abraham Lincoln biographical drama "The Better Angels," with Brit Marling
and Diane Kruger, which Amplify released in November, 2014, following its
premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to positive reviews.
Clarke starred as George Wilson in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The
Great Gatsby," opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Additionally, he was also seen in Roland Emmerich's "White House Down,"
opposite Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Clarke also appeared in John
Hillcoat's period drama "Lawless," opposite Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy
Pierce and Jessica Chastain, as well as several other high profile films,
Michael Mann's "Public Enemies," opposite Johnny Depp; Oliver Stone's "Wall
Street: Money Never Sleeps," opposite Shia LaBeouf and Michael Douglas; and
Paul W.S. Anderson's "Death Race."
Clarke first came to America's attention in the critically acclaimed dramatic Showtime series "Brotherhood," where he played Tommy Caffee, an ambitious Rhode Island politician who navigates the treacherous worlds of local politics and organized crime. He most recently starred in Shawn Ryan's acclaimed
crime-drama, "The Chicago Code" on FOX. Clarke starred as Veteran Chicago
Police Detective Jarek Wysocki, who leads the special unit fighting against the
In the world of independent films, Clarke starred in "Texas Killing
Fields," which premiered at the 2011 Venice Film Festival; Jada Pinkett Smith's
directorial debut, "The Human Contract"; David Schwimmer's "Trust," opposite
Clive Owen and Catherine Keener; "Yelling to the Sky," directed by Victoria
Mahoney; and "Swerve," directed by Craig Lahiff.
In his native Australia, Clarke starred in Phillip Noyce's "Rabbit Proof
Fence," as well as "Better than Sex" and "Park Street." In television, Clarke
worked opposite Geoffrey Rush on "Mercury."
Clarke graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne and
also has extensive credits in theater, both as an actor and director.