FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where did Stuntman first gain
his fame? At South Plainfield High School where he was
a quarterback for the football team in the early to mid 1970s. He
would later go on to Potomac State College in West Virginia,
and West Virginia University.
What made him decide to go into
show business? After watching his friend, Dennis Madalone,
appear on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson back in 1979,
and taking a lot of punishment from the first string defensive
unit on the West Virginia University Football team, Mark thought
it would be a great way to make money.
What show did STUNTMAN first
appeared on? Mark's first big break was in 1980 when he
appeared in a stunt on a show called The Great American
Who are the South Plainfield
Threesome? In addition to STUNTMAN, there was Dennis
Madalone, who was already finding fame and fortune in Hollywood,
and, another friend from his high school days, Irving Lewis
became known as the "South Plainfield Threesome". They all
became friends during their high school years where they excelled
as athletes on the high school football, track, and baseball
teams. Their athletic talents were very important skills that
they would need for their line of work.
After his first television appearance,
where did STUNTMAN appear next? Mark appeared on such t.v.
shows as Quincy, The Hulk, Ten Speed and
Brownshoe, Today's FBI, and Strike Force.
Then, in 1982, he made an appearance on the show The Greatest
American Hero. He also appeared in such movies as Eye
For An Eye starring Chuck Norris, in 1982.
What was STUNTMAN's next big break?
When he became the stunt double for Johnathan Frakes on the television
series Star-Trek: The Next Generation. He would then
follow it up with appearances on the other Star-Trek series, Deep
What was the biggest film STUNTMAN
was in? Although Mark has had numerous hits in Broken
Arrow, The General's Daughter, Get Shorty, A
Civil Action, Primary Colors, Phenomenon, and The Thin Red
Line, but his biggest success was in the movie Face-Off, in
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and appearances STUNTMAN will be making next? Two
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