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Clarke Peters

Full / Real Name: Peter Clarke
Born: 07 April 1952 (70 years old)
Gender: Male

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Clarke Peters is an American actor best known for his starring role as Detective Lester Freamon in the police drama television series The Wire, from 2002-2008.

He currently plays the role of Albert Lambreaux in the drama series Treme, since 2010.

Peters is an accomplished actor, writer, director and singer. Born in New York City and raised in Englewood, NJ, he earned a 1992 Tony Award nomination for Best Book of a Musical for writing the acclaimed revue Five Guys Named Mo.

As an actor, Peters appeared on Broadway in The Iceman Cometh (1999), winning the Theatre World Award, and as shady lawyer Billy Flynn in the revival of Chicago in 2000 and 2003.

His West End credits include Blues in the Night, Porgy and Bess, The Witches of Eastwick Chicago. Regionally, he has appeared in Driving Miss Daisy, The Wiz, Bubbling Brown Sugar, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Carmen Jones and The Amen Corner.

In addition to The Wire, Peters also starred in the HBO miniseries The Corner (also created by David Simon), portraying a drug addict named Fat Curt, and appeared on an episode of Tom Fontana's long-running HBO series Oz.

He's also appeared on TV in the FX series Damages (as Dave Pell), Life on Mars, Waking the Dead, Blind Justice, Holby City and Doctor Who: "Dreamland."

Peters' screen credits include Notting Hill, K-Pax, Freedomland, Endgame, Marley & Me, Head of State, Death Train, Mona Lisa, Music Machine, Silver Dream Racer and Outland.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Popeye

Nathan Anderson

Dr. Mark Ramsay

Dave Pell

Marlon Croft

Jerry Charters

Norman Baker

Ralph Coates

Captain Bellow

Fred

Julius Hersheimmer

Alonzo Quinn

Alonzo Quinn

Fat Curt

President Ojuka

Det. Lester Freamon

Det. Lester Freamon

Det. Lester Freamon

Det. Lester Freamon

Det. Lester Freamon

Albert Lambreaux

Albert Lambreaux

Minister

Howard Boorstin




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