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Lenny Clarke brought smiles and laughter to countless audiences over the course of his film career. He hosted the comedy open-mike nights at the now-defunct Ding-Ho Restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1991, he hosted "The Sunday Comics" on FOX, featuring stand up comics and short films. He began performing as a stand-up comic in various clubs. Known for making audiences laugh, Clarke began his acting career in comedies like "Two If By Sea" (1996) with Denis Leary, "Meet Wally Sparks" (1997) and "Getting Personal" (1998) with Michael Landes and Hedy Burress. He also appeared in the Matt Damon film "Rounders" (1998). He had a part on the television special "Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right" (HBO, 1987-88). His film career continued throughout the nineties and the early 2000s in productions like the Cameron Diaz box office smash comedy "There's Something About Mary" (1998), the "Me, Myself and Irene" (2000) film Jim Carrey and "What's The Worst That Could Happen?" (2001) with Martin Lawrence. More recently, he tackled roles in "Fever Pitch" (2005) with Drew Barrymore, the Mark Ruffalo crime flick "What Doesn't Kill You" (2008) and the Kevin James action picture "Here Comes the Boom" (2012). He also appeared in the drama "The Judge" (2014) with Robert Downey Jr.. Clarke most recently acted in "Ted 2" (2015). Clarke was married to Jennifer Miller.
Cast (Feature Film)
First big break on the HBO comedy special "Nothin' Goes Right"
Secured his own sitcom, "Lenny," (NBC) a short-lived comedy centred on Lenny Callahan, a blue-collar worker in Boston
Hosted "The Sunday Comics" on FOX, featuring stand up comics and short films
Series regular on NBC's "The John Larroquette Show," as Officer Adam Hampton
Appeared opposite Denis Leary and Sandra Bullock in the comedy "Two If By Sea"
Starred in "Meet Wally Sparks" with Rodney Dangerfield
Featured in the Farrelly brothers' comedy "There's Something About Mary" with Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz
Portrayed the precinct's veteran cop, Frank, on ABC's "The Job" starring Denis Leary
Co-Executive Producer of Comedy Central's "Contest Searchlight"
Again appeared in a film directed by the Farrell brothers' "Stuck on You" with Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear
Starred as Mace O'Neil on ABC's "It's All Relative"
Cast as Uncle Teddy on the FX drama "Rescue Me"