UK movie academy suspends ‘Physician Who’ actor Noel Clarke following sexual misconduct allegations

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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 15, 2011 file photo, British actor Noel Clarke arrives for the First Light Awards at a central London venue. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short, File)


Britain’s movement image academy on Thursday suspended actor-director Noel Clarke after a newspaper reported that a number of ladies had accused him of sexual harassment or bullying.

The movie and tv academy stated it was additionally suspending Clarke’s award for excellent British contribution to cinema, given to him earlier this month at a ceremony in London.

It stated in gentle of the allegations reported by The Guardian, “BAFTA has taken the choice to droop his membership and the Excellent British Contribution to Cinema award instantly and till additional discover.”

The Guardian reported that it had spoken to 20 ladies who accused Clarke of misconduct together with sexual harassment, undesirable touching, sexually inappropriate habits on set and bullying. It named a number of of the ladies.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 15, 2011 file photo, British actor Noel Clarke arrives for the First Light Awards at a central London venue. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short, File)

FILE – On this Tuesday, March 15, 2011 file photograph, British actor Noel Clarke arrives for the First Mild Awards at a central London venue. (AP Photograph/Jonathan Quick, File)

Clarke, 45, who starred in “Physician Who” and created the movie trilogy “Kidulthood,” “Maturity” and “Brotherhood,” strongly denied all of the claims.

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“In a 20-year profession, I’ve put inclusivity and variety on the forefront of my work and by no means had a criticism made in opposition to me,” he stated in a press release. “If anybody who has labored with me has ever felt uncomfortable or disrespected, I sincerely apologize. I vehemently deny any sexual misconduct or wrongdoing and intend to defend myself in opposition to these false allegations.”



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