Born in 1957 to actor Robert Clarke and singer Alyce King, he is nephew to guitarist Alvino Rey and pianist Buddy Cole, cousin to actress Tina Cole and writer Chris Conkling and half brother to musicians Ric and Lex de Azevedo. Clarke is probably best known for providing the voices of Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Shotaro Kaneda in the 1989 original English-dub of Akira. In the gaming industries, Clarke is best known as the voice of Liquid Snake in the Metal Gear video game series. He often voices teenagers and other similarly young characters.
Cam Clarke began his acting career at the age of 6, in the show The Hollywood Palace in 1964 and later in the ABC show The King Family Show. He continued to perform with his family on various TV specials until the 1980s when he got his first voice acting roles in the animated show Robotech as the voices for Max and Lancer. To date, Clarke has voiced over one hundred titles. Cam is easily recognizable by his distinct voice which can fluctuate from adolescent sounding (Leonardo) to deep and soothing (Kratos) and to a faux British (Liquid Snake).