1. Noel Anthony Clarke is an English actor, screenwriter, director, and comic book writer from London.
2. He has had recurring television roles as Wyman Norris in the revived series of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet .
3. He has also acted on the stage, and won the Laurence Olivier Award for “Most Promising Newcomer” in 2003 for his performance in the play Where Do We Live at the Royal Court Theatre.
4. Clarke starred in the film Doghouse, directed by Jake West and produced by Carnaby Films International.
5. Clarke began his writing career in 2005 when he wrote the screenplay for the film Kidulthood which was released in 2006.
6. He also directed and starred in the sequel, Adulthood, which was released in 2008.
7. On directing his first film, Clarke described his experience, “Directing for the first time was definitely a challenge and tiring at times.
8. In 2008, he starred in the video for The Prodigy single “Invaders Must Die”.
9. In 2009, Clarke was awarded a BAFTA award in the category of Orange Rising Star Award.
10. Clarke has worked with BBC Blast, a project for teenagers that aims to inspire and get people being creative.
11. Shortly after his BAFTA win he gave a talk to inspire young people telling them to “broaden your mind”. His next project, 188.8.131.52, a heist movie, was released on 2 June 2010 starring Tamsin Egerton, Emma Roberts and Adam Deacon.
12. The scene was cut from the movie, but can be seen in the Deleted Scenes in the Special Features of the DVD.
13. He played Thomas Harewood in Star Trek Into Darkness, a family man with a wife and a young daughter.
14. In 2015, Clarke created the monthly superhero series The Troop for Titan Comics.