Mark has been in radio for 45 years and been doing morning radio for 35 years, and 25 of those were spent in Los Angeles.
Mark won the Marconi Award, considered to be the Academy Award of the radio business, as well as being named “Air Personality of the Year” by Billboard Magazine on two different occasions. He also won an Emmy for co hosting the Andy Griffith Christmas Special for Fox. Mark received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with his star sitting in front of the Hollywood Wax Museum.
Mark was part of NBC’s fall schedule in 1991 starring in “The Adventures of Mark and Brian.” He has also appeared in several television shows including Reba, Cheers, Wings, and Darma and Greg along with his work in the feature films Rocky V, Escape from LA and Princess Diaries.
Mark wrote and starred in two independent films. Mother Ghost, which received four best picture awards with Mark being awarded for ‘Best Screenplay.’ Leonard Maltin reviewed the film saying, “How refreshing to find an American film that’s willing to deal with a real-life, adult situation in a way that’s both mature and entertaining. I admired this film-and I enjoyed it too.” Mark’s second film is the psychological thriller, 2:13. He stars in the film along with Teri Polo, Kevin Pollak, and Dwight Yoakum.
In his latest venture Mark has launched M&L Studios, which is home to many podcasts or internet audio shows. The shows include, “The Mark and Lynda Podcast,” which Mark does with his wife of 32 years, “Cool Stories In Music,” which is soon to be syndicated, “The Pro Football Slam With Mark and Sam,” and “I Really Love Movies.”
Lizzie Sivitz is a writer, comedian, and artist from a small island near Seattle called Bainbridge Island, WA. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where she was the head writer of Bloomers, America’s first all-female musical sketch comedy group.
She now lives in LA where she has worked as an assistant and producer on various television shows. In 2014 she beat over 400 comics and was a finalist in the Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Competition. For more on Lizzie check out her website www.lizziesivitz.com