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Mark Linn-Baker at the Internet Movie Database - Mark's television and film credits

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Wikipedia entry for Mark Linn-Baker


ABC FACT SHEET

(This ABC Biography was published March 24, 1986)

Mark Linn-Baker was born June 17 in St. Louis, Mo., and grew up in Wethersfield, Conn., the Hartford suburb to which his family moved when Mark was a child.

He earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in drama from Yale University and spent three years with the Yale Repertory Theater, starring in such productions as "As You Like It," "Mistaken Identities," "Sgnarelle" and "Julius Caesar."  A skilled pantomimist, he also performed a solo mime show while attending Yale.

Markís first New York City role was in Joseph Pappís New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Allís Well That Ends Well." He went on to garner excellent notices for his starring roles in other festival productions, such as "The Death of Von Richtofen (sic) as Witnessed From Earth," "Laundry Hour," "Alice in Concert" (in which Meryl Streep played Alice) and "Othello."  On Broadway, he starred in "Doonesbury."

A series of small film roles led to Mark's highly acclaimed breakthrough leading role in "My Favorite Year."

On television, he was a regular in the 1984 summer series "Comedy Zone," and has guest starred on "Miami Vice," "Moonlighting" and "The Equalizer."  Additionally, he was the voice of Kirby in "The Doonesbury Special."

The single actor enjoys all aspects of the theater, and has directed numerous productions in the past several years.

VITAL STATISTICS

BIRTHPLACE . . . . . . . St. Louis, MO

BIRTHDATE . . . . . . . . . . . June 17

HEIGHT . . . . . . . . . . 5' 8"

EYES . . . . . . . . . . Green

HAIR . . . . . . . . . . . Brown


PERFECT STRANGERS PRESS KIT BIOGRAPHY

(This particular biography was taken from the 1990-91 season press kit for the show)

Mark Linn-Baker was born June 17 in St. Louis, MI (sic, should be MO), and raised in Wethersfield, CT.  He received both his bachelors and Masters degree in acting from Yale University and spent three years with the Yale Repertory Theatre, starring in such productions as "As You Like It," "Mistaken Identities," "Signarelle" (sic) and "Julius Caesar."  A skilled pantomimist, he also performed a mime show while at Yale.

Linn-Bakerís first New York City role was in Joseph Pappís New York Shakespeare Festival production of "Allís Well That Ends Well." He went on to garner excellent notices for his starring roles in other New York productions, such as "The Death of Von Richtofen (sic) As Witnessed From Earth," "Laundry Hour," "Alice in Concert" and "Othello."  He made his Broadway debut in "Doonesbury."

A series of small film parts led to roles in Woody Allenís "Manhattan" and his highly acclaimed breakthrough leading role in "My Favorite Year" in 1982.  On television, Linn-Baker was a regular in the 1984 summer series "Comedy Zone," guest starred on episodes of "Miami Vice" and "Moonlighting," the telefilm "Wedding Bell Blues," and was the voice of Kirby in "The Doonesbury Special."  During the past hiatus, he starred in the upcoming telefilm "Sail Away."

In his time away from "Perfect Strangers," Linn-Baker devotes his energy to the New York Stage and Film Company, a non-profit theatre group where he is Co-Founding Director.


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