RSSMix.com Mix ID 8249793:Who is Noel Clarke? Actor, writer and director who starred in Kidulthood and is featured on Who Do You Think You Are tonight? on BenGummer.net
NOEL Clarke has not just cracked the acting world but has also impressed with his screenwriting and directing skills.
Here’s all you need to know about the London boy who became a BAFTA-winning star and one of Britain’s brightest new stars. Here’s his story…
Actor Noel Clarke, who has also proven to be an accomplished sccreenwriter and directorReutersWho is Noel Clarke?
Noel Clarke was born in London in December 1975 to immigrant parents from Trindad and was brought up by his mum.
They lived on a council estate in West London and even then, the 41-year-old knew he wanted to be an actor.
He left school with just two GCSEs and began studying media at college, where his passion for cameras and acting developed.
Noel also attended the University of North London before taking acting classes at London’s Actros Centre to hone his talent.
What TV shows and films has Noel Clarke appeared in?
One of Noel’s TV first roles was in the revived series of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet in 2002, where he played Wyman Norris.
He then went on to star in Doctor Who alongside Christopher Eccleston and Bilie Piper, playing the character Mickey Smith before landing a part in the spin-off series Torchwood.
Noel has also been a star of the stage and in 2003, won a Laurence Olivier award recognising his work in the play Where do We Live at the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square.
The 41-year-old has acted in the likes of Auf Wiedershen, Pet, Doctor Who and KidulthoodLionsgate / PantherHis film roles have come in Kidulthood and Adulthood, where we won a BAFTA AND just last year he was in film Brotherhood.
Is Noel Clarke married?
Noel is married to his wife Portuguese wife Iris and the couple have two children together.
The family live in Kensington, not far from where Noel grew up as a kid in Ladbroke Grove.
His family life and ancestors are set to be discovered when Noel appears on the new series of BBC genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are?.
The show airs TONIGHT (August 31) on BBC One at 8pm and will see Noel start his trip down ancestery lane in Trinidad – where both his parents were born.
Noel has won both an actor and a Laurence Olivier award for his stage workGetty Images
What TV shows and films has Noel Clarke written and directed?
As well as being a successful actor, Noel has also turned his hand to writing and directing.
In 2005, he wrote the screenplay for Kidulthood, which was released to critical acclaim in 2006.
The sequel Adulthood came in 2008 and it was the first time he had directed a film.
Last year he wrote, directed and acted in Brotherhood, which earned almost £2million at the box office in its first week.
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