Clarke Peters is a Actor American born on 7 april 1952 at New York City (USA)
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Birth name Peter ClarkeNationality USABirth 7 april 1952
(68 years) at New York City (USA
Clarke Peters (born April 7, 1952) is an American-British actor, singer, writer and director best known for his roles as detective Lester Freamon and Albert "Big Chief" Lambreaux on the HBO dramas The Wire and Treme, respectively. More recently, Peters has portrayed Alonzo Quinn on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest and Isaiah Page on The Divide.
Peters has had five children from three relationships. He and his first wife, Janine Martyne, who sang with him on recordings, had two children: a daughter, China Clarke, an architect, and a son, Peter Clarke, a tattooer. A subsequent relationship with Joanna Jacobs produced two sons: Joe Jacobs, an actor, and Guppy, who died of a kidney tumor at the age of four in 1992. He has a son, Max, with his second wife, Penny; Max played the young Michael Jackson in the West End production of the musical Thriller – Live. He also has two grandchildren, Maya and Cooper.
Peters splits his time between a house in the Charles Village section of Baltimore, which he bought in 2006 while working on The Wire, and one in London, where Penny and Max live.
He is a follower of the Brahma Kumaris.