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Noel Anthony Clarke (born 6 December 1975; age 41) is an actor, director, and screenwriter who played Thomas Harewood in 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness.   Clarke is pictured on card #59, Lieutenant T. Harewood, of the virtual collectible card battle game Star Trek: Rivals.
Clarke was born in London, England, and began acting in 1999. He appeared in fourteen episodes of the sitcom Auf Wiedersehen, Pet from 2002 to 2004, before gaining fame by appearing in Doctor Who as Mickey Smith from 2005 to 2010. He also wrote the episode "Combat" for the spin-off Torchwood in 2006.
In 2006, Clarke starred in and co-wrote the urban drama Kidulthood and directed the 2008 sequel Adulthood. He also directed, produced, wrote, and starred in 2010's 22.214.171.124 (with Alexander Siddig) and appeared in the music drama Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010) and the action drama Centurion (2010).
More recently he produced, wrote, and starred in the romance The Knot (2012) and in the science fiction film Storage 24 (2012). He also wrote and starred in the sport drama Fast Girls (2012) and lent his voice to the animated family movie Saving Santa (2013, with Joan Collins). More recently, Clarke finished filming on the action thriller I Am Soldier (2014) and the science fiction film The Anomaly (2014) on which he also worked as director and producer. Another project as producer includes the drama Legacy (2014).