Richard Clarke Larsen Stays Awake for Prime Time Performance

Richard Clarke Larsen plays child abductor in first episode of NBC's primetime show "Awake" (aired on TV March 1, 2012).

Los Angeles, CA, March 03, 2012 --( Richard Clarke Larsen, who portrayed an outrageous Hippie in director Christopher Shawn Shaw’s “Skip Listening,” and the Carson City Hotel Clerk in director David S. Cass, Sr.’s Western, “Prairie Fever”, can next be seen in NBC’s new Primetime Show “Awake” with Jason Isaacs ("Harry Potter"), Steve Harris ("Friday Night Lights"), Wilmer Valderrama ("That 70’s Show"), Laura Allen ("Terriers," "Dirt").

Cast as the male antagonist in this NBC drama from Execs Kyle Killen (Lone Star) and Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24), Larsen plays the man of many faces whose mastery of disguise and cover-up have Dets. Britten (Isaacs) and Freeman (Harris) spun around chasing too many shadows.

Journeyman Actor Richard Clarke Larsen -- who has appeared in a flurry of recent films and television programs, including “Criminal Minds,” “The Whole Truth,” “Frogtown,” “Piehead: A Kinda True Story” and also ABC’s “Scrubs” – is joined on “Awake” by veteran actors Jason Isaacs and Laura Allen who play Michael and Hannah Britten, and newcomer Dylan Minnette who plays Rex Britten.

Larsen has been a lifelong Athlete. As an avid cyclist he has made his way from Los Angeles to New York City with nothing more than a back pack and a tire pump. As the Menlo College Quarterback, Richard Clarke Larson led the Oaks downfield every Saturday.

Larson’s film “Piehead: A Kinda True Story” will be highlighted at this year’s International Family Film Festival in Hollywood.

Richard Clarke Larsen is repped by Andrew Stawiarski of A.D.S. Management, whose clients include Kevin Nash (“The Longest Yard,” “Rock of Ages”) and Darin Heames (“24,” “Jonah Hex”) and Momentum Talent and Literary Agency’s Pam Aker whose clients include Mark Salling (“Glee”) Marla Gibbs (“Meteor Man”) and Claudia Christian (“Atlantis: The Lost Empire”).

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