Doug Clark

Sunset Strip Killers

  Active for 1 year
(1980) in United States




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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 10 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 3 Books About Doug Clark
  14. 3 External References
  15. Internal References

Doug Clark (Douglas Daniel Clark) an American serial killer. Clark and Carol M. Bundy became collectively known as the Sunset Strip Killers after being convicted of a series of murders in Los Angeles during the late spring and early summer of 1980. The victims were young sex workers or runaways.

Doug Clark Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Doug Clark (aka) Sunset Strip Killers, was active for 1 year in 1980, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Doug Clark was born on March 10th 1948 in Pennsylvania, state of the United States. His father, Franklin Clark, a Naval Intelligence officer.

Clark a male citizen of the United States of America. Clark gained part of his education while attending Northern Arizona University.

In 1980 (Age 31/32) Doug Clark started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of necrophilia, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. Doug Clark used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime.

He was arrested on August 12th 1980 (Age 32) Clark was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Profile Completeness: 38%
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Doug Clark has been listed on Killer.Cloud since September of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.

Doug Clark a known:

Doug Clark
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-07-12 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Doug Clark
Nickname: Sunset Strip Killers
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1980 - 1980
Ages Active: 31/32 - 31/32
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1948 -     
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: N/A
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Feb 18 - Mar 20
Birth Month: March
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Mar 10, 1948
Family Name: Clark
Given Name: Douglas
Birth Location: Pennsylvania, state of the United States
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: Franklin Clark, a Naval Intelligence officer

Cognitive Ability
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:
Educated At: Northern Arizona University

Arrested: Aug 12, 1980 (Age 32)
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: N/A
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
10 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Doug Clark

The 10 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Doug Clark. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Mar 10 1948Doug Clark was born in Pennsylvania, state of the United States.  #19480310
Mar 10 1968
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Mar 10 1978
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
(Age 31/32)
Doug Clark started his serial killing spree. #1980
Aug 12 1980
(Age 32)
Doug Clark arrested. #19800812
(Age 32/33)
Doug Clark ended his serial killing spree. #1980
Mar 10 1988
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Mar 10 1998
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Mar 10 2008
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Mar 10 2018
(Age 70)
70th Birthday
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The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Doug Clark (1980-1980).

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Boolean Questions:
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
rape TRUE 453
bound TRUE 406
sex with body TRUE 430
mutilated TRUE 447
totem body part TRUE 365

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Doug Clark

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1843586177 Talking with Serial Kille... 7
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External References
  1. Doug Clark on, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  2. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Clark, Douglas Daniel on, Retrieved on Sep 14, 2018.
  3. Q1252109 on, Retrieved on Jul 12, 2019.
Internal References

Doug Clark is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #20 of 40[ Page 2 ] of Pisces Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #21 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in March
  3. #36 of 60[ Page 3 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #91 of 651[ Page 7 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #131 of 327[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #157 of 307[ Page 11 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #294 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #514 of 651[ Page 35 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  9. #559 of 651[ Page 38 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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