John Clark is a character in the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six media franchise. He was the former commander of Rainbow and a former CIA paramilitary operations officer.


Commander of the RAINBOW counter-terrorism team. American. No information available on date or place of birth, education, or military experience. Recruited by the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1970. During his time with the CIA, Clark has taken part in numerous covert operations including both intelligence gathering and direct action. In the late 80's, he was involved with U.S. narcotics interdiction efforts in South America. Part of the team that apprehended the terrorists responsible for the Denver, Colorado atomic detonation in 1989. Since 1991, he has worked primarily in Japan and the Middle East. Details of these more recent operations are sealed. Has a wife, Sandra, and two daughters, Maggie and Patricia.

Appearances in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six media


  • The Cardinal of the Kremlin (1988)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1989)
  • The Sum of All Fears (1991)
  • Without Remorse (1993)
  • Debt of Honour (1994)
  • Executive Orders (1996)
  • Rainbow Six (1998)
  • The Bear and the Dragon (2000)
  • Dead or Alive (2010)
  • Locked On (2011)
  • Threat Vector (2012)
  • Command Authority (2013)