A multi-talented actor who gained a popularity after appearing on the political thriller series, 24 is Xander Berkeley. Similarly, he is also one of the characters of the popular television series, The Walking Dead.

The talented actor, Xander is married to his beautiful girlfriend, Sarah Clarke. She is an actress mainly known for her roles as Nina Myers on 24. The husband and wife have two daughters named Olwyn Harper and Rowan Berkeley.

Berkeley Early Life and Education

Alexander Haper Xander Berkeley was born on December 16, 1955, in Brooklyn, New York City. He is a son of a painter, Peter Berkeley and school teacher, Margaret Berkeley. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Xander Berkeley's young age photo. Xander Berkeley’s young age photo.

Xander started appearing in the minor plays since his early age. He studied at the Hampshire College and at the same time, he served in the theatres at the five college system which includes, Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts.

In the same way, he also served in the Regional and  Repertory Theatres. Xander began his professional acting career after he met the casting agent while working in the play called Early Dark. Afterward, he moved to Hollywood to pursue his career.

Xander Berkeley Career

The diligent and hardworking actor, Xander made his film and television series debut in the same year of 1981 named Mommie Dearest and M*A*S*H respectively. At the very beginning, he gained an attention of thousands of people. Giving priority to career, he then appeared in numbers of television series and films such as

Television series

  • Open All Night- 1981
  • Tales of the Gold Monkey- 1982
  • The Renegades- 1983
  • V- 1984
  • The Twilight Zone- 1986
  • Wise Guy- 1990
  • The X Files- 1993
  • 24- 2001
  • CSI- 2003
  • Law & Order- 2007
  • Nikita- 2010
  • Zoo- 2015
  • Couch Surfing USA- 2015 and many others


  • Tag- The Assassination Game- 1982
  • Sid and Nancy- 1986
  • Terminator 2: Judgement Day- 1991
  • Candyman- 1992
  • Apollo 13- 1995
  • Leaving Las Vegas- 1995
  • The Rock- 1996
  • Air Force one- 1997
  • Pheonix- 1998
  • North Country- 2005
  • Kick-Ass- 2010 and so on

Besides acting, Xander has also done the voice-over for several Animation such as Gargoyles, Duckman: Private Dick/ Family Man, Spider-Man, The Batman, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien etc.

Youtube: Xander Berkeley talking about his voice over of Kirk Langstrom (Son of Batman);

Currently, he has made an appearance in the film called Labyrinth. Similarly, he is also working for the series, The Walking Dead along with actors, Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan etc.

Youtube: Actor, Xander Berkeley talking about the characters of the series, the walking dead;

Berkeley Personal life

Aged 61, Xander is happily married to an actress, Sarah Clarke. They first met each other on the set of the series, 24. The pair got married on September 7, 2002. They are blessed with two daughters named, Rowan and Olwyn Harper Berkeley.

Husband and wife, Xander and Sarah. Husband and wife, Xander and Sarah.

The husband and wife have been together for almost 15 years and till the date, they have maintained their relationship very strong. They give equal time to their career as well as to their family. Currently, the duo resides in Los Angeles, California and they are happy being together.

Berkeley Net worth

Berkely makes a good money from his acting professions. Till the date, he has appeared in numerous television series, movies and films. He is also a painter, sculptor, and makeup artist. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $2million.