Marcia Clark Biography
(American Author and Lead Prosecutor in the O. J. Simpson Murder Trial)
Birthday: August 31, 1953 (Virgo)
Born In: Alameda, California, United States
Marcia Clark is an American prosecutor, author, and TV correspondent who served as the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson Murder Case, the infamous criminal trial in which NFL player Orenthal James Simpson was tried for the murder of his ex-wife and her friend Ron Goldman. Born in Alameda, California, Clark studied law at the Southwestern University School of Law from where she earned a Juris Doctor. She began her career as a prosecutor for the Los Angeles District Attorney. She gained fame for the trial of Robert John Bardo, who was convicted of the murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer, and the trial of O. J. Simpson, who was convicted of murdering Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman. She was portrayed in the sitcom ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ by actress Tina Fey, for which the latter earned an Emmy Award nomination. She was portrayed by Sarah Paulson in the 2016 TV series ‘The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story’, for which Paulson earned critical acclaim and won the Emmy Award. Clark has also authored several books, such as ‘Without a Doubt’ and ‘The Competition’.