Clarke M. Schumacher, legit actor, singer and director, died Jan. 30 after battling cancer and HIV. He was 53.
Schumacher, whose stage name was Clarke Evans, began acting with the Enchanted Theatre Co. at the Bathhouse Theatre in Seattle. Other Seattle Theatre productions include “The Music Man” and “Bells Are Ringing.” He also co-wrote and performed in the play “The Fool.”
While living in Hawaii, Schumacher directed several plays such as “Born Yesterday,” “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class.”
Schumacher was also a member of SAG, Equity and AFTRA. His only film credit was an appearance in the Martin Scorsese film “After Hours.”
He is survived by his mother and father, a brother and a nephew.