Clark Johnson is an accomplished actor and director whose work includes a wide range of both comedy and drama. On television he has played such notable characters as Senator Robert Bettencourt on the Amazon series ALPHA HOUSE, Gus Haynes the edgy news editor on THE WIRE for HBO, and detective Meldrick Lewis on NBC’s long-running series HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET. Clark’s recent credits as a filmmaker include S.W.A.T. starring Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Farrell and THE SENTINEL starring Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland. His most notable work as a television director, which is extensive, includes HOMELAND, LAW & ORDER, THE GET DOWN, LUKE CAGE, THE GOOD FIGHT, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, THE WALKING DEAD, and THE SHIELD. He received an Emmy nomination for directing the pilot episode of the latter.