Cynthia Lea Clark

Actress, Forensic Psychopathologist, Writer/Creator


Cynthia Lea Clark began her acting career with the Repertory Theatre of New Orleans, under Ms. June Havoc.  Once she moved to Los Angeles, she worked on such shows as DAYS OF OUR LIVES and STAT.

Forensic Expert

While working as an actress on STAT, Cynthia Lea Clark was stalked.  In that era, "stalking" didn't exist yet as a term.  So she sought to make it one.


She has interviewed over 70 serial killers and earned a doctorate in her research.  She teaches other writers how to characterize the serial killer and writes gritty thrillers herself.


  • major credits
  • years of experience
  • exceptional teachers
  • great work ethic

Forensic Expert

  • interviewed 77 serial killers
  • expert profiler
  • keen assessment
  • clarity and judgment


  • published
  • featured expertise
  • among best-selling authors
  • concise on hard topics

A former Miss Chicago (of the Miss USA pageant), Cynthia Lea Clark graduated from Northwestern University with a Masters in Psychology and then a Doctorate of Psychology.  She then attended nursing school and became a firefighter/paramedic.  Years later, she went back to get a second Doctorate in Psychology with an Emphasis in Hypnosis and Body Language/Persuasion.

She is a member of the Romance Writers of America, the Mystery Writers of America, and founded Sisters in Crime with former FBI agent/published author, Rae Monet.

She also has Homeland Security clearance, Level 4.

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What my dog is teaching me…

Do you take stress for granted? By that I mean do you just go with it, wallow in it, or be motivated by it? Does it make you sick? I guess I do a little of all of these symptoms. And I took stress for granted. It happens. Fix it. Move on. But nothing is […]

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Happy Birthday Momma

Can’t wait to go back to New Orleans with you.  How I so miss our home.

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