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Clark Bailey Duke (born May 5, 1985) is an American actor, comedian, and director known for his roles in the films Kick-Ass, Sex Drive, Hot Tub Time Machine, as well as playing Clark Green in The Office, Dale Kettlewell in the TV series Greek, and Barry in Two and a Half Men. Clark is also known for his role in I’m Dying Up Here as Ron Shack.
Duke at WonderCon 2010
Clark Bailey Duke
May 5, 1985
Glenwood, Arkansas, U.S.
|Years active||1992–1995; 2004–present|
Life and careerEdit
Along with best friend Michael Cera, Duke created, wrote, directed and produced the web series Clark and Michael in which he plays a fictional version of himself. The pilot episode was directed by Duke as his college thesis film at Loyola Marymount University.
In 1992, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award as an "Outstanding Actor Under Ten in a Television Series" for his work on Hearts Afire. In February 2008, he starred in Volume 2 of the web video series Drunk History with Jack Black, which can be found on YouTube. Michael Cera had appeared in the previous episode, Drunk History, Volume 1.
In 2008, Duke had his first co-starring film role in Sex Drive. He co-starred with Eddie Murphy in A Thousand Words, which was completed in 2008 but remained unreleased until 2012. He appeared in Kick-Ass with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Nicolas Cage, and played Jacob, the nephew of Adam Yates (John Cusack) in Hot Tub Time Machine. He voiced Thunk in the 2013 animated film, The Croods.
Duke made his major motion picture directorial debut in 2020 with the film Arkansas, about two friends who live in Arkansas and work for a Chicago-based drug kingpin, whom they have never met. Set in his home state, Duke will also co-star along with Liam Hemsworth, Michael Kenneth Williams, Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich, and Vivica A. Fox.
Duke is an avid professional wrestling fan. He can often be seen attending Pro Wrestling Guerrilla events alongside Max Landis. Duke is also a cast member on the second season of Swerved, airing on WWE Network.
|2008||Sex Drive||Lance Johnson|
|Hot Tub Time Machine||Jacob|
|Journey of Mr. Rager||Himself|
|2012||A Thousand Words||Aaron Wiseberger|
|The Croods||Thunk (voice)|
|Kick-Ass 2||Marty / Battle Guy|
|2014||A Merry Friggin' Christmas||Nelson|
|2015||Hot Tub Time Machine 2||Jacob|
|2016||Bad Moms||Dale Kipler|
|2017||The Last Movie Star||Doug|
|2018||Song of Back and Neck||Atkins|
|2020||Arkansas||Swin||Also writer, director, producer|
|The Croods 2||Thunk (voice)||filming|
|1992–1995||Hearts Afire||Elliot Hartman||Main role|
|2004||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Frat Boy #1||Episode: "What's Eating Gilbert Grissom?"|
|2006||Clark and Michael||Clark|
|Campus Ladies||Actor||Episode: "The Dare"|
|2007–2011||Greek||Dale Kettlewell||Main role|
|2008||Robot Chicken||Various (voices)||5 episodes|
|2010||WWE Raw||Guest host|
|Childrens Hospital||Captain Stern||Episode: "Joke Overload"|
|2012||New Girl||Cliff||Episode: "Valentine’s Day"|
|2012–2013||The Office||Clark Green||Season 9|
|2014||Two and a Half Men||Barry Foster||8 episodes|
|2015||Mom||Jackie Biletnikoff||2 episodes|
|Adventure Time||Justin Rockcandy / Jawbreaker Guy||Episode: "The Diary"|
|SuperMansion||Ganky||Episode: "They Shoot Omega Pets, Don't They?"|
|2016||Workaholics||Trilly Zane||Episode: "Going Viral"|
|2017||Room 104||Jarod||Episode: "Pizza Boy"|
|2017-2018||I'm Dying Up Here||Ron Shack||20 episodes|
|2019||Veronica Mars||Don||6 episodes|
|2010||Erase Me||Kid Cudi||with Kanye West|
|Answer to Yourself||The Soft Pack|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|1993||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Actor Under 10 in a Television Series||Hearts Afire||Nominated|||
|2013||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||The Office||Nominated|||
|2014||Behind the Voice Actors Awards||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film||The Croods||Nominated|||
- Kois, Dan; Lane Brown (August 30, 2007). "Internet-TV Star Clark Duke to Form Band With Kristen Bell". New York Magazine. Retrieved January 17, 2008.
- "Bio: Clark Duke", TV Guide
- Rhodes, Joe (July 7, 2007). "Michael Cera Wants to Make You Squirm". The New York Times. Retrieved January 17, 2008.
- N'Duka, Amanda (October 18, 2018). "Vince Vaughn, Liam Hemsworth & Clark Duke To Star In 'Arkansas'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 26, 2020.
- Foutch, Haleigh (February 25, 2020). "Exclusive 'Arkansas' Poster Teases the Star-Studded SXSW Mafia Movie". Collider. Retrieved February 26, 2020.
- "Young Artist Awards (1993)". IMDb.
- "Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)". IMDb.
- "Behind the Voice Actors Awards (2014)". IMDb.
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