Blane is a New York based actor and screenwriter originally from Indiana. Mark’s work has spanned from writing content for Amy Adams (Max Mara) and Zoe Saldana (Stuart Weitzman) to most recently in the writer's room of Season 1 of CBS sitcom, Kevin Can Wait. He was Co-Writer and Archival Producer with OSCAR® nominated director David France on THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON, which was sold to Netflix Originals after a premiere in Documentary Competition at Tribeca Film Festival 2017. Indiewire called it
“a murder mystery, brilliantly fusing an archival history with the elements of a detective story.” New York Magazine called it “shattering” and Rotten Tomatoes put the film on it’s top 40 of Best LGBT Films of All Time. The doc was nominated by GALECA for Best Documentary in the Dorian Awards.
His narrative feature film "CUBBY" will premiere in 2019. This coming of age dramedy directed/written/produced by Mark was cast by Henry Russell Bergstein, CSA (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, FRANCES HA, MOONRISE KINGDOM) and stars Jeanine Serralles (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS), Patricia Richardson (HOME IMPROVEMENT), Christian Patrick (INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR.) and newcomer Joseph Seuffert.
Mark received his degree in Acting from Syracuse University and studied at
Shakespeare’s Globe London as well as Anne Bogart's SITI Company Training Program.
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