Welcome to Clark Jackson Online
Clark Jackson is an award-winning stage, television, and film actor based in New York City. A graduate of Stanford University and the Yale School of Drama, where he received his MFA in Acting, Clark is a usual suspect on network television and on Broadway.
Recently, he's appeared on Designated Survivor (Netflix) as Coleman Harris, an urban development expert brought in by President Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) to spearhead a special project; on the military legal drama The Code (CBS) as retired Marine Lieutenant William Albrecht; and in Pose (FX) as Lawrence RIchards, an abusive and homophobic father to his son Damon (Ryan Jamaal Swain). You might also notice him from his appearance on Bull (CBS) as attorney Patrick Dunn opposing Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly), as politician Damon Boone on Luke Cage (Netflix), or as ADA Nelson Lewis on Elementary (CBS). Other recent recurring and guest-star roles include Madam Secretary (CBS), where he's worked with great directors including an episode directed by Morgan Freeman, Conviction (ABC), Show Me A Hero (HBO), and Blacklist (NBC). On film, look for him in the upcoming feature Irresistible written and directed by Jon Stewart, and in the 2015 indie feature I Smile Back with Sarah Silverman and Josh Charles. Past theatre credits include All My Sons with John Lithgow, Katie Holmes, Patrick Wilson and Dianne Wiest, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof alongside Terrence Howard, Anika Noni Rose, James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad, and Cobb, produced by Kevin Spacey, which won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble. For a more complete list of credits please click on the Resume link above.
Additionally, Clark brings his considerable craft, training and experience to coaching actors, executives, and corporate teams at various stages of their careers. As an actor coach, he emphasizes a balance of text analysis, actions and objectives, psychophysical characterization, vocal presence and developing the instinct to make highly personal choices. When working with corporate clients and executives, his approach is tailored to the specific communications challenges presented by each situation.
In short: welcome! The Clark Jackson team is glad to have you here. Feel free to get in touch with questions.