Tanya Clarke Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Tanya Clarke Biograph

Tanya Clarke is a film, television, and stage actress from the United Stated well known for her roles in A Beautiful Mind and Tenderness with Russell Crowe, Repo Men, DriverX & Blackbird. She has also appeared in TV shows including on Cinemax’s Banshee and Queen Reyna on Marvel’s Marvel’s Inhumans, Grey’s Anatomy, first and the ninth season of American Horror Story, Glee, Hawaii Five-0, CSI: Miami, Supernatural, and Major Crimes.


How old is Tanya Clarke? – Age

She is 49 years old as of 2 February 2021. She was born in 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Tanya Clarke Family

Clarke is the eldest of two children born to Tony Clarke and Carol Clarke. Her father was working on his doctorate in Social Ethics at the University of Chicago. Her mother was a community organizer, and Tony, her father, is a political and environmental activist and writer. Chris Clarke, her brother, is a high school teacher and counselor.

Tanya Clarke Husband

She’s engaged to actor Michael Buie. She has a daughter named Lola.

Tanya Clarke Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Tanya Clarke Grey’s Anatomy

She played Elaine Walton, the mother of Gary Walton in the season twelve episode ‘Something Against You’ of the American medical drama television series Grey’s Anatomy.


Elaine arrived at the hospital after her son, Gary, ingested a light-up toy. She came on to Mitchell Spencer while they were waiting for the toy to pass, shocking him and causing him to miss the next few hourly checks. Gary then required surgery because the toy had broken apart and was threatening to cause a perforation.

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Tanya Clarke Dead Space 2

She provided the voice for Nicole Brennan, a Senior Medical Officer on the USG Ishimura during the Second Aegis VII Incident and an initial survivor of the Necromorph outbreak aboard the Ishimura in the science fiction survival horror video game Dead Space 2.


She had become Isaac Clarke’s girlfriend before being assigned to the Ishimura. Nicole tried to save as many survivors as she could in the final moments of her life before committing suicide. Following her death, she manifested as a hallucination caused by Isaac’s Marker-induced dementia, which haunted him throughout his struggle against the Unitologists and the Marker’s ongoing machinations. Nicole lived with her boyfriend, Isaac Clarke, prior to her attachment to the USG Ishimura. She was unsure about her future aboard the Ishimura at first but changed her mind after Isaac encouraged her to take the job.

Tanya Clarke

She was cast as Marla McClaine, Hayden’s sister who claims to be concerned for her safety and involves the police in confronting Ben in the first season, and Lorraine in the ninth season of the American anthology horror television series American Horror Story.


Tanya Clarke plays Lorraine, a character who appears as a guest star on American Horror Story. She was a former prostitute who relocated to Alaska to start over. Lorraine marries Benjamin, who is now known as Donald. Lorraine loves her life with Benjamin, and one night while watching the news with him, Camp Redwood appears on the screen. Lorraine tries to change the channel, but Benjamin insists on keeping it on. When Benjamin gets home from work one day, he discovers that Rameriez has murdered Lorraine.

Tanya Clarke Movies

♦ 2018 – I Can Only Imagine
♦ 2017 – DriverX
♦ 2012 – Blackbird
♦ 2012 – Repo Men
♦ 2009 – Tenderness
♦ 2004 – The Best Thief in the World
♦ 2001 – A Beautiful Mind

Tanya Clarke TV Shows

♦ 2019 – American Horror Story: 1984
♦ 2019 – The Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engagement
♦ 2018 – Room for Murder
♦ 2017 – Inhumans
♦ 2016 – Major Crimes
♦ 2016 – Emily Owens, M.D.
♦ 2015 – Grey’s Anatomy
♦ 2015 – Banshee
♦ 2013 – Supernatural
♦ 2012 – Hawaii Five-0
♦ 2011 – Glee
♦ 2011 – American Horror Story: Murder House
♦ 2011 – The Defenders
♦ 2009 – NCIS: Los Angeles