In recent years Mark was commonly recognized as “The Sleeman Guy” in those wonderful beer commercials. Most recently, he has worked as a resident artist for Terra Bruce Productions based in St. Johns Newfoundland. He truly has the gift of holding captive and engaging an audience with his performances. He attributes much of his success in front of the camera to his many years as a stage performer. Mark has also received training from some of the best in the industry; both from Canada and abroad. He has numerous TV appearances and film credits to his name including; Murdoch’s Mysteries, Republic of Doyle, Pixels, Pompeii, Love and Savagery, to name a few. He also has completed a number of voice-over projects.
An award-winning actor, some of Mark’s stage credits include; No Change in the Weather a Newfoundland Musical, Stones in his pockets, 1949, The Sunshine Express, Harvey, Of Mice and Men, The Playboy of the Western World, Da, A Skull in Connemara, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and James Joyce’s The Dead. His roots in theatre give him an impactful presence in both film and in live performance. In addition to being a founding member of The Irish Stage Company, (Stones in his Pockets) he has written and produced a one-man live performance production “Is This Love”, examining the power and effect of love through the spoken word and song. Workshopped in 2012, it was performed at the Cameron House in August 2013 and at the Stratford SpringWorks festival in 2014
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Mark currently lives in beautiful Canada. He can work in a large variety of accents and dialects including a wide range of Irish, Canadian, American or British.
Mark is also a trained tenor and has experience with a multitude of musical productions. A proud member of both Actra and Equity, Mark is available for performance work in any medium.