Actor Anthony Clark

Anthony Higgins Clark (born April 4, 1964) is an American actor and comedian who starred in the television series Yes, Dear, in which he played the character Greg Warner.

Early life

Clark was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. His father was a factory worker and his mother owned a general store. His parents divorced when he was 5 and when he was 12, the family moved to a tobacco farm 50 miles south to Gladys, VA, where his stepfather lived. Clark was named College Entertainer of the Year while studying at Emerson College. Clark graduated from Emerson in 1986 with a degree in mass communications. After college, Clark broke into stand-up comedy, performing gigs at Los Angeles comedy clubs.


Clark began his career as a stand-up comedian. Clark was a feature on a 1995 HBO young comedians special hosted by Garry Shandling along with Dave Chappelle, Dave Attell and Louis C.K..

Before landing a regular starring television role, Clark appeared in several small film roles such as a supporting role as “Billy” in Peter Bogdanovich’s The Thing Called Love starring River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, and Dermot Mulroney; and as Paul, the flamboyant hotel barber in 1996’s The Rock. In 1995 and 1996, he had also had a recurring role on the sitcom Ellen.

His first starring role was in the short-lived television comedy series Boston Common. He then appeared in another short-lived series as a main cast member in Soul Man.

In 2000, Clark landed the role of Greg Warner in the television comedy Yes, Dear. For this role, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award (along with co-star Jean Louisa Kelly as the Most Popular Mom & Dad in a Television Series) and a Prism Award. Along with Mike O’Malley, his Yes, Dear co-star, he appears in Alan Jackson’s 2005 music video for “The Talkin’ Song Repair Blues”. In March 2006, CBS cancelled Yes, Dear after 6 seasons, when Clark was hired to host NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

In 2011, opposite Missi Pyle and John Michael Higgins, Clark starred as Jack Schumacher in the comedy My Uncle Rafael.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Dogfight Oakie
1993 The Thing Called Love Billy
1994 Teresa’s Tattoo Mooney
1995 Hourglass Jimmy Jardine
1996 The Rock Paul the Hotel Barber
2000 Killing Cinderella Brad
2002 Paid in Full Rico’s Buddy #1
2003 Beat Boys Beat Girls Gichi Short film
2005 Say Uncle Russell Trotter
2006 Grad Night DJ
2012 My Uncle Rafael Jack


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Tony (voice)
1995-1996 Ellen Will Davies 4 episodes
1996-1997 Boston Common Boyd Pritchett Main role, 32 episodes
1997-1998 Soul Man Rev. Todd Tucker Main role, 25 episodes
1998 The Wonderful World of Disney Tucker (voice) Episode: Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
2000-2006 Yes, Dear Greg Warner Main role, 122 episodes
2006 Last Comic Standing Himself Host, Season 4
2019 West of Liberty Episode #1.1

External Links

Actor Anthony Clark – Wikipedia

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