Matt Clark portrayed Chester, the bartender, in Back to the Future Part III. Clark is a noted veteran actor and director with over 150 credits in both film and television. Clark has played diverse character roles in westerns, comedies, as well as dramas.
Clark was born in Washington D.C., on November 25, 1936, the son of Theresa (née Castello), a teacher, and Frederick William Clark, a carpenter. Clark grew up in Conyers, Georgia. After serving in the military, he attended college at George Washington University, but later dropped out. After working at various jobs, he joined a local D.C. theatre group. He later became a member of New York's Living Theatre company and worked off-Broadway and in community theatre in the late 1950s.