Born on April 7, 1952, Clarke Peters is an American actor, singer, writer and director who is best known for his roles as Lester Freamon in The Wire and as Albert Lambreaux in Treme. To learn more about him, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended Dwight Morrow High School.

Family/ Relationships

Clarke Peters Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality

Clarke was born as Peter Clarke as the second of four sons in New York City, US. He grew up in Englewood, New Jersey and attended Dwight Morrow High School.

Clarke Peters Affair/Married/Wife

He has had five children from three relationships. He had two children with his first wife, Janine Martyne.
He had two sons with his relationship with Joanna Jacobs named Joe and Guppy. Guppy died of kidney tumor in 1992.
He as a son named Max with his second wife, Penny.

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Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Peter Clarke
  • Nicknames: Clarke Peters
  • Birthday: April 7, 1952
  • Age: 67 years old (as of May 2019)
  • Birthplace: New York, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Dwight Morrow High School
  • Profession: Actor, singer, writer, director
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Black
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Aries
  • Spouse/Wife: Janine Martyne
  • Children: 5

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  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches
  • Weight: 70-80 kg (approx)
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size:  Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available at the moment

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is best known for his roles as Lester on The Wire and as Albert Lambreaux in Treme.
  • He had his first theatrical experience when he was 12 years old.
  • He had ambitions to work in the theater when he was 14.
  • He is a follower of the Brahma Kumaris.

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