Wardell Julius Clark
Wardell Julius Clark hails from Birmingham, Alabama. Chicago Acting Credits include GEM OF THE OCEAN (Court Theatre); THE WHIPPING MAN (Northlight Theatre); WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT... and THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JAMES (Victory Gardens Theatre); INVISIBLE MAN (Court Theatre); THE BEATS (16th Street Theater); GHOSTS OF ATWOOD (MPAACT), for which he received the Black Theater Alliance Denzel Washington Award for Most Promising Actor; and TOPDOG/UNDERDOG (American Theater Company/Congo Square Theater). Regional credits include THE WHIPPING MAN (Cardinal Stage); CYMBELINE (Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival); FENCES (Carver Theatre); and BIG RIVER, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, THE WHO'S TOMMY and A CHORUS LINE (Virginia Samford Theatre). Chicago Directing Credits include Assistant Director for SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF and GEM OF THE OCEAN (Court Theatre). Wardell is also an Associate Artist with TimeLine Theatre Company, where he also serves as a teaching artist in the Living History Program. Most recently, Wardell returned to NBC's CHICAGO FIRE in a co-star epsiode arc. He holds a BFA degree in Acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University.