Skip to main content

Dave Clennon

Dave Clennon

Dave Clennon is an American actor and political activist. He is currently engaged in a campaign to alert Emmy voters to the half-truths, distortions and omissions in Ken Burns' PBS series "The Vietnam War," which is nominated for four Emmys. He is known for his Emmy-nominated portrayal of Miles Drentell in the ABC series thirtysomething and Once and Again, as well as his role as Palmer in the John Carpenter's cult classic film The Thing. He has been frequently cast in films directed by Hal Ashby and Costa-Gavras.