53 years old (Born on November 22, 1967)
American actor; He is famous from You Can Count on Me, 13 Going on 30, The Kids Are All Right,The Avengers.Mark had brain surgery for a tumor that fortunately resulted to be benign. Following brain surgery, he suffered from a partial facial paralysis although he went on to make a full recovery. Mark studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles. Benicio Del Toro was a fellow student there. Mark is of French Canadian and Italian descent but is considered an Italian-American. Mark`s father, Frank, was a construction painter and his mother, Maria, a hairstylist. Both are Italian-Americans. They later divorced. Mark`s theatrical credits include Avenue A (1990), Festival of One Acts (1993), The Moment When (1999-2000), Waiting for Godot (2002), Still Life with Vacuum Salesman and Tent Show.
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When I was doing boot camp for Windtalkers as a marine, Mark was one of my roommates at the barracks in Hawaii. The night before graduating he sneaked out of the barracks to go to the store and he bough ice cream for all of us (76!!). It`s one of the great memories I have about this guy, not only a great actor but a very nice person.
Although his movie You Can Count On Me is set in Worcester, Massachusetts, Mark has never been in that town.
Mark went to high school in v*rginia Beach, v*rginia. The school he attended was First Colonial High School.
Mark is 1.75 meters tall. (5` 9").
Mark claims to have made 8000 auditions in his lifetime before making it big.
Mark attended Chris Penn`s funeral in 2006.
In high school, Mark excelled in wrestling and was an avid athlete. In his senior year, he quit wrestling to pursue acting.
Mark bartended for nearly a decade (9 years in fact) while trying to break in to show business.
He was set to appear in Signs (2002) but had to drop out when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. His part in Signs went to Joaquin Phoenix.
Mark and wife Sunrise Coigney (married June 2000) welcomed a daughter, Odette, in Los Angeles on the 20th October, 2007. This is the third child for the couple, who also have a son Keen, (born June 2001) and daughter Bella (born May 2005).
Mark is one of four children. His three siblings - Scott, Tania and Nicole - are all hairdressers.
Mark wrote the screenplay for The Destiny of Marty Fine in 1995.
Mark was co-producer for the movie The Destiny of Marty Fine in 1995 and was the executive producer for the film We Don`t Live Here Anymore in 2004.