Actor Clark Middleton, Best Known For 'The Blacklist' And 'Twin Peaks', Dies At 63
Hollywood Loses A Talented Actor
Clark Middleton, best known for acting in The Blacklist and Twin Peaks, died Sunday in Los Angeles from West Nile Virus, his publicist said. He was 63.
The news came as a shock to fans of the television show. The Blacklist, and Clark's well-wishers. He leaves behind an impressive repertoire of movies and television shows. He had dozens of TV, film, and stage appearance credits including “Sin City,” “Kill Bill: Vol. 2,” “Fringe” and “The Path,” according to his IMDB page.
Clark Middleton's most recent appearance as Glen Carter on The Blacklist aired in April. His wife said in a statement:
"Thank you for your love and support for My Mister. I cannot count the number of times he said 'Give the world your best and the best will come back to you,' quoting his father Mel. And he meant it! He is in the light, happy and free, and sends love."
Hi. Elissa here, Clark's wife. Thank you for your love and support for My Mister. I cannot count the number of times he said "Give the world your best and the best will come back to you," quoting his father Mel. And he meant it! He is in the light, happy and free, and sends love— Clark Middleton (@SparkMiddleton) October 6, 2020
"I am so happy thinking of his newfound freedoms and I know his transition will be graced by the beautiful souls he loved who preceded him. We are so happy you loved him too and hope you will join us celebrating his remarkable life."
Clark was a passionate advocate for and a proud member of both the 25% of the US with a disability, and the 54M Americans with Arthritis. Support the Clark Middleton Memorial Fund here https://t.co/AUD5zJqt2Q— Clark Middleton (@SparkMiddleton) October 6, 2020
The Blacklist creator Jon Bokenkamp called Middleton a “truly unique and gifted actor” and “simply an incredible guy in every way.” He said:
"He was a whip-smart film nut. He loved his work with a passion. And he was insanely generous of spirit... I know his entire family at The Blacklist is devastated by this news. Clark was one of the good ones, and we lost him way too soon."
“Besides being a truly unique and gifted actor, Clark was simply an incredible guy in every way. I know his entire family at The Blacklist is devastated by this news. Clark was one of the good ones, and we lost him way too soon.” - executive producer Jon Bokenkamp pic.twitter.com/MwDDs73gpi— The Blacklist (@NBCBlacklist) October 6, 2020
Twin Peaks also paid tribute to the late actor.
“Today, I'm thinking about the great Clark Middleton … Clark did such a great job. I loved working with him. I feel for his family and friends. He was such a good guy.”— Twin Peaks³⁰ (@ThatsOurWaldo) October 6, 2020
—David Lynch responds to the passing of @SparkMiddleton in today’s Weather Report. #DavidLynch #ClarkMiddleton pic.twitter.com/KfcYwSzqjQ
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