Melinda Clarke Parents: Meet John Clarke, Patricia Lewis

Days of Our Lives actress Melinda Clarke was born to her parents, John Clarke, and Patricia Lewis.

John Clarke

John was an actor known for appearing as Mickey Horton in the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives for 39 years.

John passed away on October 16, 2019, after battling complications arising from pneumonia. He was aged 88.

Patricia Lewis

Patricia is a former ballet dancer, actress, and the mother of Melinda Clarke. She was born on 16 January, 1939 in Colton, California.

Patricia was married to actor John Clarke and together they were blessed with three children.

Who Is Melinda Clarke?

Melinda Clarke is an actress known for appearing in the soap opera Days of Our Lives and the teenage series The O.C.

Born on April 24, 1969, in Upland, California, Clarke began acting in the late 1980s and has gone on to star in various films including the CBS’s crime drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Soldier of Fortune, Return of the Living Dead 3, and Nikita.

On the soap opera Days of Our Lives, Clarke starred alongside her father, John Clarke, playing the role of Faith Taylor.

Clarke also appeared as Velasca in Xena: Warrior Princess and Nandi in the movie Firefly.

As a voice actress, she voiced the role of Alexa in The Animatrix: Matriculated, Sofia Ivanescu in the video game Mission Impossible: Operation Surma, Madame Macmu-Ling in Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Charlene in King of the Hill.

Clarke has won a few awards including the Young Artist Awards, and the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards.

She now runs a weekly podcast together with Rachel Bilson, tagged Welcome to the OC, Bitches! The podcast reviews episodes of The O.C. and has become one of the celebrity podcasts with most subscribers.