Lawrence, Mark Christopher 1964-

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Lawrence, Mark Christopher 1964-


Born May 22, 1964, in Los Angeles, CA. Education: Attended University of Southern California; trained at Los Angeles Theatre Center.


Agent—House of Representatives, 400 South Beverly Dr., Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; (commercials) Cunningham/Escott/Slevin & Doherty Talent Agency, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90025.


Actor, singer, voice performer, and comedian. Performed with San Francisco Mime Troupe; stand-up comedian; appeared in commercials for NyQuil sleep aid, 2001, American Dairy Association and Oreo cookies, 2002, and Best Buy electronics stores, 2003.


American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (past president of local branch), Screen Actors Guild (past vice president of local branch), Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors:

DramaLogue Award for Minamanta; Image Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, for Glass House.


Film Appearances:

Construction worker, Caddyshack II, Warner Bros., 1988.

Attila, Listen to Me, Columbia, 1989.

Burly attendant, Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also known as T2, T2: Extreme Edition, T2: Ultimate Edition, T2—Terminator 2: Judgment Day, El exterminator 2, and Le terminator 2—Le jugement dernier), TriStar, 1991.

Cop, Child's Play 3 (also known as Child's Play 3: Look Who's Stalking), Universal, 1991.

Tone Def, Fear of a Black Hat, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1994.

Rono, Crimson Tide, Buena Vista, 1995.

Prison guard, Tales from the Hood, Savoy Pictures, 1995.

Rollo, That Darn Cat, Buena Vista, 1997.

Third "brotha", Sprung, Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Lil' Ass Gee, Caught in the Spray (short film), 1998.

Wig shop owner, Senseless, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1998.

Manager of the Angels, Molly, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999.

E. J., Retiring Tatiana, Tapeworm Video Distributors, 2000.

Go with the Fro (short film), 2001.

Friend at Leo's party, Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Fourth lying man, Two Can Play That Game, Columbia TriStar/Screen Gems, 2001.

Simms, K-PAX (also known as K-PAX—Alles ist moeglich), MCA/Universal, 2001.

Danny G., Lost Treasure, Blockbuster Video, 2003.

Christopher Mello, Garfield (also known as Garfield: The Movie), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

Wes Trogden, Christmas with the Kranks, Columbia, 2004.

Wesley, Fair Game, Urbanworks, 2005.

Construction worker, The Island, DreamWorks, 2005.

Wayne, The Pursuit of Happyness, Columbia, 2006.

Also appeared (according to some sources) in the films Ghost Dad and Police Academy VI.

Film Work; Voice for Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR):

The Wood, Paramount, 1999.

Hearts in Atlantis, Warner Bros., 2001.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Fats Domino, Shake, Rattle, and Roll: An American Love Story, CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Fletcher Williams, The George Wendt Show, CBS, 1995.

Hank, Kelly Kelly, The WB, 1998.

Bill, The Mullets, UPN, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jack Spays, 12:01, Fox, 1993.

Pagoda disc jockey, The Rockford Files: Murder and Misdemeanors, CBS, 1997.

Pop, Tiger Cruise, Disney Channel, 2004.

Calvin's dad, Life Is Ruff, Disney Channel, 2005.

Duty sergeant, Ordinary Miracles, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mark, "A Home, a Loan," Roc (also known as Roc Live), Fox, 1991.

Black gentleman, "Driving My Mama Back Home," Designing Women, CBS, 1992.

Mr. Powell, "Hasta la Vista," Evening Shade, CBS, 1992.

Skycap, "The Airport," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992.

Security guard, "Hollywood Swinging: Part 2," Martin, Fox, 1993.

Trekker, "Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1994.

Boss, "The Race," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994.

Chris, "Deandra and Them," The Show, Fox, 1996.

Bartender, "Gobble, Gobble, Dick, Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life as We Know It and 3rd Rock), NBC, 1996.

Big Dave, "A Boy and His Doll," Coach, ABC, 1997.

Mr. Kirkpatrick, "Child's Play," Sister, Sister, The WB, 1997.

Quires, "A Few So-so Men," Malcolm & Eddie, UPN, 1998.

Hank, "The Perfect Game," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000.

First sheriff, "Traffic Jam," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2000.

Tony, "The Daddies Group," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2001.

Matt, Emeril, NBC, 2001.

Arnold, "Do the Hustle," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001.

"Second Chance," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2004.

Deana, "Pressure Drop," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2004.

Bar bouncer, "Girls' Night Out," Reba, The WB, 2004.

John, "Waiting for Oprah," Hot Properties, ABC, 2005.

Jack Knox, "Stole P's HD Cart," My Name Is Earl, NBC, 2006.

Appeared as Tom, Hearts Afire, CBS; as Clyde, High Incident, ABC; and as Russell, Men Behaving Badly, NBC; also appeared in episodes of American Dreams, NBC; Hill Street Blues; In Living Color, Fox; Method and Red, Fox; and Weeds, Showtime.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Chris, The Show, Fox, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Alexis, Anthony and Cleopatra, Del and Alice's father, Minamanta, Basilio, Life Is a Dream, and as Duncan and Richard, The Black Horror Show, all Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles; Fezziwig, A Christmas Carol, interviewer, Love, Janis, man standing still, Nuevo California, and as Gratiano, The Merchant of Venice, all San Diego Repertory Theatre, San Diego, CA; Matthew, Cotton Patch Gospel, Lambs Players Theatre, San Diego, CA; Quince and Engeus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA; Bunthorne, Patience, Bing Theatre, Los Angeles; multiple roles, Ripped Van Winkle, San Francisco Mime Group, San Francisco, CA; Kenneth, South of Where We Live, Thomas J. Ford Theatre; Habu Stop, Tracers, Gap Theatre; Larry, What a Good Black Man Needs, Dee Abdullah Theatre; also appeared in Glass House.



Performer and editor, SHOUT! An Evening of Gospel Comedy, Prater Dudz Entertainment, 2006.


Video Scripts:

Performer and editor, SHOUT! An Evening of Gospel Comedy, Prater Dudz Entertainment, 2006.



Mark Christopher Lawrence Official Site,, May 13, 2007.

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