|Born||May 28, 1903|
|Died||August 19, 1991 (age 88)|
|Occupation||film/television director, screenwriter, producer, actor|
Clarence Oliver Drake (May 28, 1903 – August 19, 1991) was an American film/television director, screenwriter, producer and actor who was most active in the Western genre. Though Drake began his career as an actor, he is best known as a prolific screenwriter and director of low-budget Western films (sometimes referred to as B-Westerns). Drake was most active in the 1930s and 1940s, although he continued writing and directing films until 1974.
His films include Today I Hang (1942).