Clarke, Lenny 1953–

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Clarke, Lenny 1953–

PERSONAL

Born September 16, 1953, in Boston, MA; married Jennifer Miller (a producer), October, 1996. Education: Attended University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Avocational Interests: Bicycling, swimming, jogging.

Addresses: Agent—Judith Moss, Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Building, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor, comedian, producer, and writer. Ding-Ho Restaurant, Cambridge, MA, host of comedy open-mike nights, 1980s. Worked as a janitor at the mayor's office in Cambridge; later campaigned unsuccessfully for mayor and then for city council, Cambridge.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Smart Alex, 1987.

Cab driver, The Wrong Guys, 1988.

Kelly, Two If by Sea (also known as Stolen Hearts), Warner Bros., 1996.

Joey, Meet Wally Sparks, Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Skunk, Snitch (also known as Monument Ave. and Noose), 1998.

Fireman, There's Something About Mary (also known as There's Something More About Mary) Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Savino, Rounders, Miramax, 1998.

Peter, Getting Personal, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Fat Eddie, Southie, 1998.

Barber shop car owner, Me, Myself, & Irene, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000.

Windham, What's the Worst that Could Happen?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Gordy, Moonlight Mile, Buena Vista, 2002.

Jailhouse comic, Stuck on You, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Gruff grocer, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Paramount, 2004.

Uncle Carl, Fever Pitch, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Neighbors (short film), 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lenny Callahan, Lenny, CBS, 1990–91.

Host, The Sunday Comics, Fox, 1991–92.

Officer Adam Hampton, The John Larroquette Show (also known as Larroquette), NBC, 1993–97.

Frank Harrigan, The Job, ABC, 2001.

Contest Searchlight, Comedy Central, 2002.

Mace O'Neil, It's All Relative, ABC, 2003.

Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 2003–2004.

Uncle Teddy, a recurring role, Rescue Me, FX Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right, HBO, 1988.

Host, The Sunday Comics: A Special Welcome Home to the Gulf War Troops, Fox, 1992.

Comics Come Home 2, Comedy Central, 1996.

Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary, Comedy Central, 2003.

The World Comedy Tour: Melbourne 2003, Comedy Central, 2003.

The Curse of the Bambino, HBO, 2003.

A Merry Mickey Celebration, ABC, 2003.

(In archive footage) Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino, HBO, 2004.

Interviewee, Totally Gayer, VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cop, Massholes, Cinemax, 2000.

Jelly, Just Another Story, Showtime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Casey O'Keefe, "Smooth Sailing", The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

Larry, "The Last Day of the Rest of Your Life," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1999.

Lenny, "Regarding Eric," 7th Heaven, The WB, 2002.

Guest, Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 2002.

Guest, The View, ABC, 2003.

Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Guest, Jimmy Kimmel Live, 2004.

Guest, Dennis Miller, CNBC, 2005.

Appeared as Tommy Decuebellis, Pearl, CBS; also appeared in episodes of The A-List, Comedy Central; The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated; Funny Papers, MTV; Stand-Up Spotlight, VH-1; The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC; and Tough Crowd.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Drew Wilson, Akron Man, ABC, 1992.

Television Work; Series:

Co-executive producer, Contest Searchlight, Comedy Central, 2002.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Nothin' Goes Right (also known as Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right), Orion Home Video, 1988.

WRITINGS

Television Series:

The Sunday Comics, Fox, 1991–92.

Videos:

Nothin' Goes Right (also known as Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right), Orion Home Video, 1988.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Playboy, November, 2003, p. 44.