Kevin Clark was born in 1988 and grew up in Highland Park, Illinois. In keeping with his mom, he confirmed an early curiosity in drumming by the age of three by “drumming on pots and pans” (by way of the Chicago Solar-Instances). By his early teenage years, Clark was gifted sufficient to safe a task in a big-budget film regardless of not having any appearing expertise. “He is only a uncooked expertise. He is acquired a coronary heart of gold,” his mom stated.
After “College of Rock,” Clark performed in a number of bands within the Chicago space, together with Dreadwolf and, most not too long ago, Jessie Bess and the Intentions, who carried out collectively dwell for the primary time on the Saturday earlier than Clark’s demise.
Clark reportedly stored in contact along with his former “College of Rock” castmates all through the years. In 2018, Clark reunited with Jack Black backstage at a present for Black’s band Tenacious D; there, Black posed for pictures in a Dreadwolf T-shirt, based on Individuals. “Type [of] a should right here, however it’s not day-after-day you get to see Jack Black sporting your t shirt,” the band later wrote in a since-deleted Instagram submit.
A memorial for Kevin Clark has been deliberate for Wednesday evening. Our ideas are along with his family members throughout this troublesome time.