Date of Birth : Jul 19th 1980
American actor. He was born and spent his preteen years in Minneapolis. The subject of a major TV network news magazine story, he was raised by his single mother in the slums of North Philadelphia, where they spent a great deal of time homeless, living in cars and abandoned buildings, and struggling to survive during the harsh winters. Mark and his mother have been outspoken homeless advocates for many years and continue to be, walking in protests, helping to educate voters, and volunteering to help provide food and shelter to the urban poor in Philadelphia and elsewhere. He received a Best Actor nomination for his performance in Just Like the Son at the 2007 Method Fest Independent Film Festival and was the recipient of the Rising Star Award at the 2007 Philadelphia Film Festival.