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Overview (4)

Born in Dana Point, California, USA
Birth NameMelinda Patrice Clarke
Nickname Mindy
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Dana Point, California, Mindy Clarke was raised by her ballet dancer mother Patricia and actor father John. At the age of 18 she moved to L.A. and launched her career in acting and modeling.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: lilkim2077077@yahoo.com

Spouse (2)

Adam Farmer (12 September 2015 - present)
Ernie Mirich (28 June 1997 - 2005) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Red Hair

Trivia (16)

Had no desire to be in horror films after Return of the Living Dead III (1993) for fear of being typecast as a scream queen. She did, however, audition for a lead in Scream (1996) as it was considered a thriller initially, but was told she was a better fit for the role of "Tatum Riley", the part would eventually go to Rose McGowan and they both worked together when she guest-starred on Charmed (1998).
Is a trained soprano.
Was considered for a role in Die Another Day (2002).
Daughter of John Clarke.
Has a brother named Joshua and a sister named Heidi (who died in 1994 of a malignant heart tumor).
Was offered the role of Maggie in The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003) , but decided against taking the part.
Appeared with her The O.C. (2003) co-star, Kelly Rowan, in a CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) Season 2 episode, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Slaves of Las Vegas (2001).
Has had two mass-marketed toy action figures made of her. The first was for her role as Jessica Priest in Spawn (1997), and her second was for her role as the Amazon Velasca from the television series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995).
Is only ten years older than former co-star Adam Brody from The O.C. (2003) and is only nine years older than former co-star Ben McKenzie.
Graduated from Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, CA, with the Class of 1987. Was in the Drama Club and took part in school productions.
Married Ernie Mirich in Dana Point, California, on June 28, 1997. One of her bridesmaids was Charlotte Ross.
As of 2009 was residing in Los Angeles, CA, with her daughter.
Has volunteered as an actress with the Young Storytellers Foundation.
Is a cigar aficionado.
Gave birth to her first child at age 30, daughter Catherine Grace Mirich on January 4, 2000. Child's father is her ex-husband, Ernie Mirich.
Despite the prominent fame of her character Lady Heather Kessler on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Clarke just appeared in a total of six episodes (not counting TV movie CSI: Immortality (2015)).

Personal Quotes (7)

They've turned this character into a human being.
I'm getting a lot of roles as women who are very powerful. I think that's a reflection of me as a person.
I'm manipulating the audience. I'm making sure people sympathize.
Usually pilot season is very busy, and there are lots of auditions and lots of near misses and rejections. This year, I had two auditions, landed this role and it felt like being home again.
I was more of a light opera singer, not really much of a lounge singer.
Throw in the humor, throw in that personality, try things you wouldn't normally try.
We had this scene where I'm supposed to be bending over to get something. I thought it was kind of cute.

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