Kacey Clarke

Biography

Kacey Louisa Clarke was born Kacey Louisa Barnfield. In the past she has been credited as Barnfield but now professionally she uses her mother's maiden name, Clarke. As a child she was best known for her role as Maddie Gilks in the hit BBC TV show Grange Hill, in which she was a series regular for six years. She was born in Enfield, North London. She is a second cousin of the actress Victoria Shalet. She has a brother Kye and a sister Tyla. Barnfield's acting career began in 1997 when she was just 9, appearing in advertisements and stage plays. In 2000, Barnfield's won the role of bully Maddie Gilks, girlfriend to Baz Wainwright (played by Thomas Hudson), in Grange Hill, where she found herself the central role in central plots during her five-year stint on the show, It was Barnfield's first major acting role. After Grange Hill Barnfield filmed Popcorn with Jodi Albert and Jack Ryder, and plays the character of Yukino. She has also appeared in the popular Sky1 football drama Dream Team. Other roles include Zoe Stringer in Filthy Rich, in which she played Mike Reid's daughter shortly before he died, The Bill, where she played Chloe Fox for 3 episodes in 2004 and appeared again in October 2007 as Kelly Burgess, and Casualty in which she appeared as Claudie Waters for 2 episodes on 29 and 30 December 2007. In 2008, Barnfield was the face of Clean & Clear, appearing in adverts for the skincare brand. She also starred in the Road Safety commercial 'Mess'. In 2008 she became Galaxy chocolate's 'Miss Kiss' to publicize their Christmas Mistletoe Kisses chocolates. In 2009 and 2010 she appeared in the E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners, as Neil's sister Katie in the series 2 episode "A Night Out in London" and series 3's "Will's Dilemma". She became renowned for the role in the UK. Barnfield made her theatrical film debut as Crystal Waters in the Screen Gem's 3D horror film Resident Evil: Afterlife, alongside Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller and Ali Larter. It topped the box office in September 2010. Kacey also starred in the TV movie Lake Placid 3, where she plays Ellie, this was also in 2010. In 2011 she played the lead role of Kate in Johannes Roberts' Roadkill, a horror film about a group of teens taking an ill-fated RV trip around Ireland. Her performance was well received. Barnfield is also set to appear as Barb in Jeremy Leven's movie Girl on a Bicycle. It was released in 2011. In June 2011 Variety magazine announced that she would star in Glutton, a '3D psychological thriller' directed by David Arquette. Barnfield played Virginia, the blind neighbor and only friend of an 86 stone man who is forced to save his sister's life. Abraham Benrubi and Patricia Arquette also star. Glutton will begin filming in Canada in summer 2011, for release in 2012. In September 2011 Barnfield was female lead of Annabel in Sy-Fy Channel's Jabberwock opposite Battlestar Galactica's Tahmoh Penniket. Directed by Stephen R. Monroe. In 2013, Kacey Barnfield starred as female lead in Green Street Hooligans opposite actor Scott Adkins. Other productions she has been involved in include feature film Welcome to Curiosity as Martine and The Bayou Tales as Neilson, both of which are in post production. 'Flim: the Making of' A comedy feature film in which Kacey plays the role of Marrisa De La Mer, will be premiering in London at Raindance Festival. In 2015 Kacey's film "Seeking Dolly Parton" in which she played tomboy Charlie, one half of a lesbian couple, had a successful festival run and many raving reviews. Kacey was quoted as "Charming and deeply affecting" for her sincere portrayal of Charlie. 2016 will see the release of "Enchanting the Mortals" and "Blood Orange" in which Kacey plays the female lead opposite Ben Lamb and Iggy Pop.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Resident Evil Afterlife movie Resident Evil Afterlife Movie Online in HD [2010] September 10, 2010