- Date of Birth:
- August 31, 1953
- 5' 6"
Marcia Clark (born Marcia Rachel Kleks on August 31, 1953 in Berkeley, California) is an American prosecutor, television correspondent and author. She is most widely known for being the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson murder trial. She graduated from UCLA in 1976 and went to Southwestern University School of Law. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1979. Before taking on O.J.’s case, she prosecuted Robert John Bardo for the murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer in 1991. She worked with Christopher Darden on the O.J. murder case. After the trial, she wrote a book, Without A Doubt, with Teresa Carpenter. Marcia became a special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, covering high-profile trials and the awards shows. She provided commentary for the Casey Anthony and George Zimmerman trials. She’s been a contributor for The Daily Beast and has written several novels. She guest-starred as Attorney Sidney Barnes on Pretty Little Liars in 2013. Sarah Paulson will portray Marcia on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
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Marcia is best known for being the lead prosecutor in the notorious O.J. Simpson murder case.
Marcia was married to Gabriel Horowitz from 1976 to 1981. She married Gordon Clark in 1981. They have two sons, Trevor and Travis. Marcia and Gordon divorced in 1995.