Spencer Treat Clark

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Spencer Treat Clark
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Clark at the 2013 WonderCon
Born (1987-09-24) September 24, 1987 (age 32)
Alma materColumbia University
Years active1995–present
RelativesEliza Clark (sister)

Spencer Treat Clark (born September 24, 1987) is an American actor.[1] He rose to prominence for his roles in the films Gladiator (2000) and Unbreakable (2000). He has since appeared in the films Mystic River (2003), The Last House on the Left (2009), Much Ado About Nothing (2012) and Glass (2019).

Clark is also known for his roles in the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2015–2018), where he portrayed Werner von Strucker throughout the third and fifth seasons, and Animal Kingdom (2016–2019).

Early life and education[edit]

Clark was born in New York. He is the brother of screenwriter and playwright Eliza Clark. He was educated in Darien, Connecticut, at Hindley Elementary School, Middlesex Middle School and Darien High School before he attended and graduated from the Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut. Clark graduated from Columbia University in New York City, receiving bachelor's degrees in political science and economics.


Clark began his career in 1995, appearing on the television show Another World.[1] His film debut was in Arlington Road.

He appeared in the series finale of Mad Men and in the 2014 film Cymbeline. As of 2019, Clark has a recurring role on the television series Animal Kingdom.

Personal life[edit]

Clark resides in Los Angeles.[citation needed]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Christmas in Cartoontown N/A Voice role; direct-to-video
1999 Arlington Road Grant Faraday
1999 Double Jeopardy Matty Parsons (age 11)
2000 Gladiator Lucius Verus
2000 Unbreakable Joseph Dunn
2003 Mystic River Ray "Silent Ray" Harris Jr.
2005 Loverboy Paul Stoll (age 16)
2007 The Babysitters Scott Miral
2007 Superheroes Nick Jones
2009 The Last House on the Left Justin
2010 Camp Hope Timothy
2010 Jolly Bankers Conrad Short film
2012 Much Ado About Nothing Borachio
2012 Deep Dark Canyon Nate Towne
2013 The Last Exorcism Part II Chris
2014 Druid Peak Owen
2014 Cymbeline Guiderius
2014 The Town That Dreaded Sundown Corey Holland
2015 The Girlfriend Game Eddie Short film
2016 Ice Scream Mickey
2019 Glass Joseph Dunn


Year Title Role Notes
1995 It Was Him or Us Jesse Pomeroy Television film
1995–1999 Another World Steven Michael Frame #3 Unknown episodes
1999 Third Watch Kyle Episode: "Impulse"
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Brian Coyle Episode: "Families"
2009 The Good Wife Kenny Chatham Episode: "Home"
2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Greg Engels Episode: "Spectacle"
2011 The Closer Jesse Dixon Episode: "Repeat Offender"
2015 Mad Men Kelly Episode: "Person to Person"
2015–2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Werner von Strucker Recurring role, 8 episodes
2016–2019 Animal Kingdom Adrian Dolan Recurring role, 27 episodes
2017 NCIS Ryan Episode: "Keep Going"
2018 Criminal Minds Jordan Episode: "Ashley"
2019 Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Jerathmiel Episode: "Chapter Seventeen: The Missionaries"


  1. ^ a b "Spencer Treat Clark". The Guardian. December 30, 2000. Retrieved March 4, 2018.

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