Wild Profile: Adelaide Clemens
Where she was born:
Where she lives now:
Los Angeles, California.
What she does:
Actor (The Great Gatsby, Parade’s End).
Photographs by Amanda Vincelli. Top by ABIGAIL STEWART.
What she’s currently working on:
The television shows Rectify and Look Away.
What good energy means to her:
Dancing to “Baba O’Riley.”
What she thinks there is too much of and too little of:
Too much apathy; too little integrity.
With whom she would like most to go on a tête à tête:
What she’d be doing if she didn’t have her current occupation:
On her life to-do list:
Mastering the Ouija board.
What she would do if she were president:
Endorse reformed education.
Her most striking moment:
Adelaide wears top by HOUGHTON.
Her earliest memory:
A Chinese woman chopping the head off a chicken at Stanley Market in Hong Kong.
What she considers a fashion faux-pas:
What cracks her up:
The wildest situation she’s ever experienced:
Standing at the highest peak of the Fiji mainland, waiting for a tsunami to hit. The guy to my left was clutching an alarm clock. The guy to my right was swinging around a pair of swimming goggles. And I had brought a door knob. I guess I pulled it off an old hotel door.
She can’t live without:
With whom she would like to grow old:
The Tenterfield Saddler.
What she’s obsessed with right now:
Her next challenge:
Bruce Gutteridge—the man who coined the phrase, “Have you got that ‘great-to-be-alive’ feeling?!”
Adelaide’s WILD Wish:
I want a houseboat mooring on the Regent’s Canal.
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