Candy Clark

20 Jun 1947

Actor

Candace June "Candy" Clark (born June 20, 1947) is an American film and television actress, well known for her role as Debbie Dunham in the 1973 film American Graffiti, which garnered her an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress, a character she reprised in 1979 for the sequel More American Graffiti. Her other well-known films are The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976), The Big Sleep (1978), Blue Thunder (1983), Cat's Eye (1985) and At Close Range (1986).
Clark has made guest appearances on television series including Magnum, P.I., Banacek, Simon & Simon, Matlock, and Baywatch Nights.
Clark was born in Norman, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ella (née Padberg) and Thomas Clark, a chef. She dated Jeff Bridges, whom she met on the set of Fat City, for several years. She was married to Marjoe Gortner from 1978-1979. She married Jeff Wald in 1987, and divorced him in 1988. As of 2007, she attends many hot rod shows, and enjoys gardening, collecting antiques, and trading memorabilia on eBay.
Clark appears in the 2009 film The Informant!

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Filmography (24 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···5 Weddings
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Claudia Burrell)
(movie, 2009)
···The Informant!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mark Whitacre's Mother)
(movie, 2008)
···Dog Tags
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Deb Merritt)
(movie, 2007)
7.5Zodiac
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carol Fisher)
(movie, 2002)
···The Month of August
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tina)
(movie, 2000)
···Cherry Falls
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marge Marken)
(movie, 2000)
···This Is How the World Ends
Role: Actor (as Bus Driver)
(movie, 1991)
···Cool as Ice
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Grace)
(movie, 1988)
···The Blob
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fran Hewitt)
(movie, 1986)
···Popeye Doyle
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Corinne Evans)
(movie, 1985)
···Cat's Eye
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sally Ann)
(movie, 1983)
···Amityville 3-D
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Melanie)
(movie, 1983)
···Blue Thunder
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Kate)
(movie, 1983)
···Hambone and Hillie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Nancy Rollins)
(movie, 1982)
···Q
Genre: Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Joan)
(movie, 1982)
···Johnny Belinda
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Julie Sayles)
(movie, 1980)
···Rodeo Girl
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as J.R. Patterson)
(movie, 1979)
···More American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Debbie Dunham)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sharee)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Cheryl)
(movie, 1978)
···The Big Sleep
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Camilla Sternwood)
(movie, 1976)
···The Man Who Fell to Earth
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Mary-Lou)
(movie, 1973)
···American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Debbie Dunham)
(movie, 1972)
···Fat City
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Faye)