Victoria Clark Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
October 10, 1959 (59)
Birth Place:
Dallas, Texas, USA
Bio:
Victoria Clark won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza. Additional Broadway credits include Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Cinderella (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: October 10, 1959 (59)

Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, USA

Bio:
Victoria Clark won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza. Additional Broadway credits include Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Cinderella (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), ... (read more)

Victoria Clark won the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Margaret Johnson in The Light in the Piazza. Additional Broadway credits include Sister Act (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Cinderella (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Snow Geese at Manhattan Theatre Club, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (with Matthew Broderick), Urinetown, Cabaret, Guys and Dolls (Dir. Jerry Zaks), A Grand Night for Singing, and Sunday in the Park with George. She starred in the Encores! Productions of Follies, Juno, and Bye Bye Birdie. Off-Broadway, Ms. Clark earned a Drama Desk nomination for When The Rain Stops Falling, and starred in A Prayer for My Enemy, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, The Agony and the Agony, and Marathon Dancing. Ms. Clark starred as Sally Durant Plummer in Follies (Ahmanson Theatre, LA). Film: Harvest, The Happening, Tickling Leo, Main Street, Cradle Will Rock, and Archaeology of a Woman. Ms. Clark has performed with orchestras all over the country including the New York Philharmonic and the San Francisco Orchestra and enjoyed playing Carnegie Hall several times, as Katisha in The Mikado, Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, and Not The Messiah with Eric Idle. Victoria is currently the Artist in Residence for musical theater at Pace School of Performing Arts and directed The Light in the Piazza there this past fall. She served on the faculty at Yale University, and has taught master classes all over the world. She has directed productions for The Philadelphia Opera, Texas Opera Theater, and Goodspeed Opera House. Board member: New York City Center and Kurt Weill Foundation. Most recently seen as Carrie Mathison's mother Ellen on Showtime’s Homeland. All these roles pale when compared to her favorite: Proud mama of Thomas Luke.

Victoria Clark Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Gigi
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Gigi
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Cinderella
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Sister Act
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Sister Act
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Victoria Clark, When the Rain Stops Falling
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Leading Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Victoria Clark, The Light in the Piazza
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Victoria Clark, The Light in the Piazza
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Victoria Clark, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Victoria Clark, The Light in the Piazza