Jordan Clarke (Harlan “Billy” Lewis II on Guiding Light)

Current Character: Harlan “Billy” Lewis II

Birthday: 1950-07-21

Birthplace: Born in Rochester, New York, USA

Marital Status: Married Valerie Clarke in 1992


Born in Rochester, NY, Clarke attended Cornell University, and graduated with a BA in Philosophy and an MFA degree in acting in 1971. He trained at the New York University School of the Arts, where he studied with John Heffernan and Peter Kass. He has been active in regional theater with the Ithaca Repertory Theatre, the Olney Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre.

Clarke started on Guiding Light in November 1974, when he joined the CBS Daytime drama in the role of Dr. Tim Ryan. He has appeared in numerous nighttime series including "Three's Company," "Knight Rider," "The Tony Randall Show," "Fantasy Island," "M*A*S*H," and "Law and Order." He plays the guitar and trumpet and writes fiction, poetry and film scripts. He has previously been involved in such diverse businesses as running a construction company and raising purebred quarter horses.

Career Highlights

Venice The Series - John Brongo
James Reedy (1990)
Guiding Light - Billy Lewis - (May 1983 to present) (Recurring - May 1983 - July 1993, September 1996 - 2009)
The Executioner's Song - Johnny Nicol (1982)
Charleston - Gregg Morgan (1979)
Guiding Light - Dr. Tim Ryan (1974 - 1977)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Winner - Outstanding Supporting Actor (2006)
Daytime Emmys Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor (2006)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor (2006)


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