JASON CLARKE (Dr. Eric Price), known for his unforgettable
roles in critically acclaimed
independent and blockbuster films, first captured the American audiences'
attention with the Showtime
drama series Brotherhood in his role as the Rhode Island politician Tommy Caffee
treacherous worlds of local politics and organized crime.
But it was the Australian thespian's performance as Dan in Director Kathryn
Bigelow's Oscar contender
Zero Dark Thirty that pivoted him as one of the most respected talents working in
film today. For that
memorable role, the Chicago Film Critics Association nominated him for Best
Clarke can be seen in the upcoming period drama The Aftermath, opposite Keira
Alexander Skarsgard, Serenity opposite Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway,
Chazelle's First Man opposite Ryan Gosling about the life of Astronaut Neil
Armstrong and the legendary
space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon. He will
also be seen as U.S.
Senator Ted Kennedy in Chappaquiddick, examining the fatal car accident in 1969
that claimed the life of
a young campaign strategist and the effect it had on Kennedy's political career.
Part of the ensemble cast of Dee Rees' period drama Mudbound, opposite Carey
Mulligan and Garrett
Hedlund, Clarke shared a New York Film Festival Gotham Jury Award for Ensemble
the Film Independent Spirit Awards' Robert Altman Award, and the Breakout
Ensemble Award at the
Hollywood Film Awards. Mudbound premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and
screened at the
Toronto Film Festival, London Film Festival and New York Film Festival.
He recently appeared in Marc Forster's All I See Is You, opposite Blake
Clarke also starred in such films as Baltasar Kormakur's Everest, based on
the true story of the tragic
1996 Mount Everest disaster, and Terminator: Genisys opposite Arnold
Other film credits include: the sci-fi sequel blockbuster Dawn of the Planet
of the Apes, with Gary
Oldman and Keri Russell; Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups, with Christian Bale,
Cate Blanchett, and
Natalie Portman; Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic
novel The Great Gatsby,
co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan; Roland
Emmerich's White House
Down; John Hillcoat's period drama Lawless, with Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce and
Jessica Chastain; Michael
Mann's Public Enemies with Johnny Depp; Victoria Mahoney's Yelling to the Sky;
Jada Pinkett Smith's
directorial debut The Human Contract; David Schwimmer's Trust, co-starring Clive
Owen and Catherine
Keener; Paul Anderson's Death Race; Daniel Espinosa's adaptation of the
critically acclaimed Tom Rob
Smith novel Child 44; Texas Killing Fields, which premiered at the 2011 Venice
Film Festival; and, The
Better Angels, a drama co-starring Brit Marling and Diane Kruger, about Abraham
Lincoln as a young
child in which Clarke plays his father that premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film
In Australia, the Queensland native also starred in a supporting role in
Phillip Noyce's Rabbit Proof
Fence as well as a role in Better than Sex.
His television credits include: the lead role in Fox' cop drama The Chicago
Code; and Mercury opposite
Clarke has extensive theater credits as an actor and director.
He graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne.