Markle, Stephen

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MARKLE, Stephen


Born September 26, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; married Leslie Monthan (an actress and writer), 1995. Education: Graduated from National Theatre School (Canada), 1967. Avocational Interests: Writing poetry and novels.

Career: Actor. Denver Theater Center, original member of company; associate artist for three seasons at Center Stage, Baltimore, MD.

Awards, Honors: Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, favorite new character, 1998, for One Life to Live; Best Actor of the Year Award in Montreal.


Film Appearances:

Terry, Me, 1975.

Karl, Ticket to Heaven, United Artists Classics, 1981.

Flynn, Invasion U.S.A., Cannon Films, 1985.

Interrogator (Nuclear Emergency Search Team), The Manhattan Project (also known as Deadly Game ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1986.

John Lawrence Wheeler, Spill (also known as Acid Death and Virus ), Spill Film Productions, 1996.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sergeant Johnny Dias, Sidestreet, CBC, 1975.

Lieutenant Ted Loomis, The Edge of Night (also known as Edge of Night ), ABC, 1982.

Calvin Richards, Vanderberg, CBC, 1983.

Melvin "Mel" Hayes, One Life to Live, ABC, 19971999.

Justice Theodore Snow, First Monday, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Tom Weston, 984: Prisoner of the Future (also known as The Tomorrow Man ), 1982.

Father, Home Free, 1985.

Harry, Perfect Timing, 1986.

Ed Warren, The Haunted, Fox, 1991.

Rupert, Bleacher Bums (also known as The Cheap Seats ), Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Fred Newton, Dark Avenger, CBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Demon's Triangle," A Man Called Sloane, NBC, 1979.

Bryce Meyer, "Sheep in Wolf's Clothing," The Littlest Hobo, CTV and syndicated, 1984.

Kova Tholl, "Allegiance," Star Trek: The Next Generation, syndicated, 1990.

Colonel Mason, "Payback," Tour of Duty, CBS, 1990. "Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Parts 1 & 2," Wiseguy, CBS, 1990.

"Slow Violence," Veronica Clare, Lifetime, 1991.

Gavin Reichert, "Whippet 'Til It Breaks," Civil Wars, ABC, 1992.

Horace Atwood, "The Brothers McMillan," Nash Bridges, CBS, 1996.

Kevin Lee, "Boomerang: Parts 1 & 2," JAG, CBS, 2000.

Forensic pathologist, "What Child Is This?," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Kro, "A Sense of Community," The Invisible Man, SciFi Channel, 2001.

"Pawns," For the People, Lifetime, 2002.

Senator Douglas, "The Indicator," Alias, ABC, 2002.

Senator Douglas, "Salvation," Alias, ABC, 2002.

"Cruel & Unusual," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2003.

"The Line," The Guardian, CBS, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Rosencrantz, Hamlet, Stratford Festival, Canada, 1969.

Lorenzo, Merchant of Venice, Stratford Festival, 1970.

Malcolm, Macbeth, Stratford Festival, 1971.

Zastrozzi, Toronto Free Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977.

Gervais, Mary Stuart, Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall, New York City, 1981.

Henry IV, Henry IV Part I, Joseph Papp Public Theater, 1981.

Roderigo, Othello, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Standby, The Man Who Had Three Arms, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Syd Dixon, The Ballad of Soapy Smith, Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater, 1984.

Claudius, Hamlet, Guthrie Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Life During Wartime, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA, 1990.

Title role, Julius Caesar, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1990.

Banquo, Macbeth, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Serge, Art, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, 2000.

Also appeared as Gadshill/Douglas, Henry IV Part I, Joseph Papp Public Theater; Duke of Surrey, Richard II, Joseph Papp Public Theater; Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew, Milwaukee Repertory, Milwaukee, WI; Ishmael, Moby Dick, Denver Theatre Center, Denver, CO; Iago, Othello, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD; Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA; Mowbrey, Richard II, Joseph Papp Public Theater; Benedick, Much Ado about Nothing, Alliance Theatre; Jim, The Passion Play, Goodman Theatre; Taylor, K2, Centaur Theatre; John, Oleanna, ACT; Roy Cohn, Angels in America, Dallas Theatre Centre, Dallas, TX; James Tyrone, Jr., A Moon for the Misbegotten; Angelo, Measure for Measure, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; Caliban, The Tempest, Old Globe Theatre; Arviragus, Cymbeline, Stratford Festival; Loentes, The Winter's Tale, Boston, MA; Romeo, Romeo & Juliet, St. Lawrence Centre; in Out to Brunch; Cinders, Public Theatre; Measure for Measure; The Tempest; Hecuba; Cyrano, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX.

Radio Appearances:

Sears Radio Theater, CBS, 1979.


Video Games:

Solar Eclipse, Crystal Dynamics, 1995.


Stage Plays:

Cowrote Out to Brunch.