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Jordan Clarke


Most widely known for his Day time Emmy-winning function of Billy Lewis in the cleaning soap opera Guiding Light, a job he played from 1982-2009. He went to Cornell School and produced his Television debut in the Tony Randall Present in 1977. He experienced a minor heart stroke in ’09 2009 while focusing on the series Venice for Crystal Chappell. He wedded celebrity Valerie Hawkins in 1992. He co-starred with Tammy Blanchard, who performed Drew Jacobs, on Guiding Light.

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Date Of Birth July 21, 1950
Place Of Birth Rochester, NY
Height 1.83 m
Profession Soap Opera Actor
Nationality English
Spouse Valerie Hawkins
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Movies White Squall, Little Criminals, The Executioner's Song, Forever, Charleston, Drive, Lady, Drive
TV Shows Chuggington, Guiding Light, Venice: The Series
Star Sign Cancer

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1Suffered a minor stroke in 2009 while working on the Crystal Chappell's websites "Venice".
2Clarke appeared in an episode of Spenser: For Hire written by Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa. Later he acted in The Cosby Mysteries as the character Gordon Ganza. 'Cosby..' writers/producers Lee Goldberg & William Rabkin worked with Gordon & Gansa on Spenser.
3Attended Cornell University
4Arrested for possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Released after posting bail. [March 1998]



Venice the Series2009-2014TV SeriesJohn Brogno
The Grove2013TV Movie
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2005TV SeriesBernie Moreno
A Wedding Story: Josh and Reva2002TV MovieBilly Lewis (uncredited)
White Squall1996Charles Gieg
The Cosby Mysteries1995TV SeriesGordon Gansa
Law & Order1995TV SeriesMr. Parker
Safe Passage1994Coach
The Kennedys of Massachusetts1990TV Mini-SeriesJames Reedy
Miami Vice1989TV SeriesMac Mulhern
Knightwatch1988TV SeriesMcKinney
Spenser: For Hire1987TV SeriesBrad Griffin
Knight Rider1983TV SeriesFerris
The Executioner's Song1982TV MovieJohnny Nicol
Norma Rae1981TV MovieFrank Osborne
Three's Company1980TV SeriesBill
Paris1979TV SeriesBrian Davenport
CHiPs1979TV SeriesCroyden
The Waltons1979TV SeriesSon Slater
The Paper Chase1979TV SeriesSnow
Charleston1979TV MovieGregg Morgan
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesTommy Prentiss
Forever1978TV MovieTheo Maxton
M*A*S*H1978TV SeriesSaunders
Testimony of Two Men1977TV Mini-Series
The Tony Randall Show1977TV SeriesDoug McIntire



Guiding Light2007TV SeriesHimself
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
7th Annual Soap Opera Awards1991TV SpecialHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011ISAIndie Series AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActorVenice the Series (2009)
2007OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Daytime SerialThe Guiding Light (1952)
2006Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Guiding Light (1952)
1991Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor: DaytimeThe Guiding Light (1952)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor: DaytimeThe Guiding Light (1952)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Supporting Role on a Daytime SerialThe Guiding Light (1952)

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