JASON CLARKE (Rob Hall) has emerged in the
U.S. with a slate of critically
acclaimed performances in
both television and film.
Clarke can currently be
seen alongside Emilia Clarke,
Arnold Schwarzenegger and
Jai Courtney in the reboot of the
Terminator series, Terminator
Genisys, which Paramount
released on July 1. Clarke is
currently in production on
Marc Forster's All I See Is You, starring alongside
Blake Lively. The story centers on how a blind
woman's relationship with her husband changes when
she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details
about their lives and their marriage.
Clarke was recently cast alongside Rosamund
Pike, Jack O'Connell and Mia Wasikowska in Cedric
Jimenez's HHHH, a World War II-set drama depicting
the meteoric rise and fall of Reinhard Heydrich in Nazi
Germany. Clarke will star as Heydrich, the high-ranking
Nazi officer who was considered to be the mastermind of
the "Final Solution" and was assassinated by two Czech
resistance paratroopers in 1942.
Clarke starred in the sci-fi sequel Dawn of the Planet
of the Apes, alongside Gary Oldman, Judy Greer and Keri
Russell, as well as in the Abraham Lincoln biographical
drama The Better Angels, with Brit Marling and Diane
Kruger, which Amplify released on November 7, 2014.
The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival
to positive reviews.
Clarke is most known for his lead role as Dan in
the Academy Award winning film Zero Dark Thirty,
directed by Kathryn Bigelow. He starred as George
Wilson in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great
Gatsby, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire
and Carey Mulligan. Additionally, he was 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 Pearce and Jessica Chastain,
as well as in several other high-profile films, including
Michael Mann's Public Enemies, opposite Johnny Depp;
Oliver Stone's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, opposite
LaBeouf and Michael Douglas; Paul W.S. Anderson's
Death Race; and Daniel Espinosa's film adaptation of the
critically acclaimed Tom Rob Smith novel Child 44.
Clarke first came to America's attention in the
critically acclaimed Showtime drama 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 corruption.
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 in the films
Better Than Sex and Park Street. In television, Clarke
starred opposite Geoffrey Rush in Mercury.
Clarke graduated from the Victorian College of the
Arts in Melbourne and also has extensive credits in
theater, both as an actor and as a director.