Born: September 24, 1948, North Conway, New Hampshire
Claim To Fame: He is best known for portraying the role of Det. Greg Medavoy for all 12 seasons on the television series NYPD Blue.
Family Life: He was married to Deborah Taylor from 1986 to 1999. They have a son named William Clapp.
Info: Clapp has appeared in numerous TV shows such as
Check it Out! and Night Court, a number of films and stage plays. He appeared as United States Marine Corps Holland Smith in Flags of Our Fathers.
Trivia: Graduated from Williams College in Williamstown,
Won an Emmy in 1998 for his role on NYPD Blue.
Once worked at Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia (in the early 1980s) one of Canada's leading regional theatres.
Where Is He Now: Clapp continues to act. He recently
appeared as Coach Mad Maddox in The Game Plan. He appeared
on Broadway, where he was nominated for a Tony Award for
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Clapp played the father of Ellen (Rose Byrne) in the F/X
show Damages from 2007 to 2012. He most recently appeared
as Chaplain Orlovsky in the TV series Chicago Fire.