Cavan Clerkin is a British television actor and writer. He has appeared in comedy shows including Pulling, The Inbetweeners, Smack the Pony, The IT Crowd, Jonathan Creek and Look Around You. He also appeared in the films Gangster No 1, Spivs and Pierrepoint. He has written for Smack the Pony, and co-created the comedy series Los Dos Bros, in which he also starred. In 2009, he appeared in the soap opera EastEnders as Joel Reynolds. and in 2011 he appeared as Leonard Glickman in The Shadow Line. He wrote, produced and starred in British Independent feature film Nice Guyand in 2014 played DCI Gerring in ITV drama Lucan and Clarkey in Channel 4's police satire Babylon. That year he also appeared in episode 4 of the BBC sitcom Count Arthur Strong. In 2016, he is currently playing "Vinnie", a talent manager, in Morgana Robinson's, The Agency. From 2017–18, he played Father Prylig in the BBC drama The Last Kingdom.