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Noel Anthony Clarke (born 6 December 1975; age 45) is an actor, director, and screenwriter who played Thomas Harewood in 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness. [1] [2] Clarke is pictured on card #59, Lieutenant T. Harewood, of the virtual collectible card battle game Star Trek: Rivals.

Clarke was born in London, England, and began acting in 1999. He appeared in fourteen episodes of the sitcom Auf Wiedersehen, Pet from 2002 to 2004, before gaining fame by appearing in Doctor Who as Mickey Smith from 2005 to 2010. He also wrote the episode "Combat" for the spin-off Torchwood in 2006.

In 2006, Clarke starred in and co-wrote the urban drama Kidulthood and directed the 2008 sequel Adulthood. He also directed, produced, wrote, and starred in 2010's 4.3.2.1 (with Alexander Siddig) and appeared in the music drama Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010) and the action drama Centurion (2010).

In 2012, he produced, wrote, and starred in the romance The Knot and in the science fiction film Storage 24. He also wrote and starred in the sport drama Fast Girls the same year, and lent his voice to the 2013 animated family movie Saving Santa (with Joan Collins). In 2014, he starred in the action thriller I Am Soldier (2014) and the science fiction film The Anomaly (2014) on which he also worked as director and producer. Another project as producer includes the drama Legacy (2014).

In 2016, he wrote, produced, directed and starred in Brotherhood, the sequel to Adulthood. He had a role in the 2017 drama I Kill Giants, which starred Zoë Saldana, and the 2018 music drama Songbird. Also in 2018, he wrote, produced and starred in the film 10x10. On television, he created, executive produced and starred in the series Bulletproof (2018-2021) and served as executive producer on the four-part mystery miniseries The Drowning (2021). In 2021, he took the starring role in another miniseries, Viewpoint.

In April 2021, British newspaper The Guardian published allegations by twenty women of verbal abuse, bullying and sexual harassment against Clarke. [3] It was followed by other women coming forward, including actress Jing Lusi, who claimed that Clarke sexually propositioned and threatened her while working on the film SAS: Red Notice. [4]

In response to the claims, BAFTA announced it was suspending his membership and his Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award. ITV announced that it would not broadcast the final episode of Viewpoint, and international distribution of the series was suspended. His agency, Industry Entertainment also dropped Clark, and British television company Sky halted his involvement in future productions.

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