Kevin Alexander Clark, popularly known as Kevin Clark was an American actor and musician. Clark was best known for playing Freddy Jones in the 2003 musical comedy film, School of Rock. It was the only acting role of his career. After the movie, he continued his music career. He had a band called Third Estate, based in Northbrook, Illinois. He later became involved with several bands in his life. Tragically, the School of Rock star Kevin Clark died in an accident in Chicago at the age of 32 in May 2021. Information about his personal life is not available. It is not clear whether he was a married man or not.
What is Kevin Clark Famous For?
- His role as Freddy Jones in the 2003 hit film, School of Rock.
Where is Kevin Clark From?
Kevin Clark was born on 3 December 1988. His birth name is Kevin Alexander Clark. His birth place is in Highland Park, Illinois in the United States. He held an American nationality. He was born to Jewish parents. His mother’s name is Allison Clark. Information about his father is not available at present. He belonged to white ethnicity and his religion was Jewish. He had a sister named Nicole and a brother named Cary. He had a Norwegian father and a Russian/Ukrainian mother. He attended Highland Park High School where he was a member of the high school band. The School of Rock actor Kevin Clark stood at a height of 1.79 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He had an average body build.
Kevin Clark Career
Kevin Clark was a musician and actor. He had his only film role as a Freddy “Spazzy McGee” Jones in the 2003 big hit film, School of Rock. He later never starred in other acting roles. He rather continued his music profession. He had a band named Third Estate, based in Northbrook, Illinois. The band broke up in November 2004. He continued to form bands and write music. He was a roommate with Robbie Goldberg in Lake View East and a bandmate in the Robbie Gold Band. The pair met in high school. He also taught music at a School of Rock location in Libertyville.
Around the time of his death, he had just started a new band, Jess Bess and the Intentions. His band had just performed live for the first time over the past weekend on the North Shore. He had told his bandmates that it was the life he wanted to live.
Clark spent most of his career in music. Whatever he earned in his career came from music.
What Happened to Kevin Clark?
The School of Rock star Kevin Clark tragically died in an accident on 26 May 2021. He died at the age of 32 after being hit by a car whilst cycling in Avondale, Chicago. He was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a Hyundai Sonata and killed in the 2600 block of North Western Avenue. He was rushed to the Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. A 20-year old woman was driving the vehicle that struck Clark.
The School of Rock co-star Jack Black paid tribute to Clark via Instagram. Black wrote, “Devastating news. Kevin is gone. Way too soon. Beautiful soul. So many great memories. Heartbroken. Sending love to his family and the whole School of Rock community.”