Richard Clarkin is a Canadian actor. He is most noted for his performance in the 2017 film The Drawer Boy, for which he won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor at the 7th Canadian Screen Awards in 2019.[1]

Clarkin's other roles include Andrew Jackson in the television mini-series War of 1812, Paul in Finn's Girl, Rich Cook in Ordinary Days,[2] Constable Davis in Murdoch Mysteries, Gord Ogilvey in Goon and Goon: Last of the Enforcers, and Ben in Easy Land. He is also known for portraying Walter Hawthorne in Naturally, Sadie.

He was a Dora Mavor Moore Award nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role – Play (Large Theatre) for his performance in Confederation & Riel.