Burley, Mark A. 1951- (Mark Burley)

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Burley, Mark A. 1951- (Mark Burley)


Full name, Mark Alan Burley; born June 26, 1951, in Berlin, Germany; immigrated to the United States, 1974; son of W. Alan and Rita H. (maiden name, Rose) Burley; married Penelope A. Hopton, July 2, 1983. Education: Bristol University, degree in psychology (with honors), 1972.


Manager—Intellectual Property Group, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Producer and writer. Producer of television commercials, Los Angeles, CA, 1975-80.


Writers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America.

Awards, Honors:

Television Producer of the Year Award nomination (with others), episodic comedy, Producers Guild of America, 2007, for Weeds.


Television Work; Series:

Unit production manager and assistant director, The Incredible Hulk, 1978-81.

Unit production manager, Harper Valley, 1981.

Unit production manager, Simon & Simon, CBS, 1982-83.

Producer, Simon & Simon, CBS, 1983-89.

Producer, Over My Dead Body, CBS, 1990.

Supervising producer, Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1991-96.

Producer, Cold Feet, NBC, 1999.

Supervising producer, Get Real, Fox, 1999.

Supervising producer and co-executive producer, FreakyLinks, Fox, 2000-2001.

Supervising producer and producer, Hidden Hills, NBC, 2002.

Supervising producer and line producer, Weeds, Showtime, 2005—.

Television Work; Movies:

Producer, Cast the First Stone (also known as The Diane Martin Story and Cast the First Stone: The Diane Martin Story), NBC, 1989.

Producer and (as Mark Burley) line producer, Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes, NBC, 1990.

Supervising producer, Mrs. Santa Claus, CBS, 1996.

Producer, "Murder, She Wrote": South by Southwest, CBS, 1997.

Supervising producer, Martian Law, 1998.

Supervising producer, E.D.N.Y., 2003.

Television Work; Pilots:

Producer, Fair Game, NBC, 1989.

Supervising producer, Eddie Dodd (also known as True Believer), ABC, 1990.

Supervising producer, My Old School, 1991.

Television Director; Episodic:

Director, "Danny," The Incredible Hulk, CBS, 1981.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, "Weeds": Suburban Shakedown, Showtime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "Superheroes," Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, PBS, 1980.


Television Movies:

"Murder, She Wrote": South by Southwest, CBS, 1997.

Television Episodes:

Simon & Simon, 1988.

The New Lassie (also known as The New Adventures of Lassie; four episodes), syndicated, 1989-90.

Over My Dead Body, CBS, 1991.

Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992-96.

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