Rolston, Mark 1956(?)-

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Rolston, Mark 1956(?)-


Born December 7, 1956, in Baltimore, MD (some sources cite July 25, 1952, in Austin, TX); son of Thomas George (a computer programmer) and Evelyn Beverly (maiden name, Sturm) Rolston; married Sally Anne Hughes (an actress), May 9, 1981; married Georgina O'Farrill, 1990; children: (first marriage) Adam, Timothy, Thomas, (second marriage) Aslan, Isabelle. Education: Attended Frostburg State College, 1975-77, and University of London, 1977-78; trained for the stage with John Blatchlem, Christopher Fettes, and Yat Malmgrem at the Drama Centre, London.


Agent—Michael Greenwald, Don Buchwald and Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048; Judy Schoen and Associates, 666 North Larchmont Blvd., Suite 309, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Manager—Nanas/Hart Entertainment, 14622 Ventura Blvd., Suite 746, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403.




British Actors' Equity Association, Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, North American Artists (member of board of directors, 1986-87).


Stage Appearances:

(Stage debut) Sergeant, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?, Bush Theatre, London, 1976.

Jean, Miss Julie, Edinburgh Theatre Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976.

Jeep, Action, Fringe Festival, London, 1981.

Bo Decker, Bus Stop, Mill Theatre, Sonning, England, 1984.

Major Tours:

Title role, Richard II, National Shakespeare Company, U.S. cities, 1981.

Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Private M. Drake, Aliens, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Jake Conner, Survival Quest, Universal, 1986.

Dave, Weeds, DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, 1987.

Russian decoder, The Fourth Protocol, 1987.

Teresa Tremaine, A Sinful Life, 1989.

Herb Drier, Prancer, 1989.

Hans, Lethal Weapon 2, 1989.

Stef, Robocop 2, 1990.

Man in bar, Impulse, 1990.

Detective Reese, Body of Evidence (also known as Deadly Evidence), 1993.

Bogs Diamond, The Shawshank Redemption, 1994.

Lieutenant Brown, Scanner Cop, 1994.

Donnie Hansen, Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back, 1995.

Ray Harris, The Set Up, 1995.

J. Scar, Eraser, Warner Bros., 1996.

Chief Dennis Wilson, Daylight, MCA/Universal, 1996.

O'Dell, Letters from a Killer, 1998.

Hot dog vendor, I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (also known as Ed Wood's I Woke Up Early the Day I Died and I Awoke Early the Day I Died), 1998.

Wayne Bruce, Hard Rain (also known as Flood), Paramount, 1998.

FBI agent Warren Russ, Rush Hour, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Tom Bernard, A Table for One (also known as Wicked Ways), 1999.

Burt Miranda, Highway, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Robert, Cathedral, Films for the Humanities, 2002.

Special agent Kellaway, Scorcher, Imagem, 2002.

Frank Anderson, Chasing Ghosts, Arsenal, 2005.

Captain Johnson, Miracle at Sage Creek, Imageworks, 2005.

Delahunt, The Departed, Warner Bros., 2006.

Frank, The Headhunter, Echo Bridge, 2007.

Sheriff Todd, Taxidermist, Tripod, 2007.

Cliff, American Cowslip, Cowslip, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

John Lee, Ekkusu bonba (also known as Cho Uchu Machine X-Bomber and Star Fleet), 1980.

Voice of Bill Doolin, The Legend of Calamity Jane, The WB, 1997.

Donald Lucas, Profiler, NBC, 1998-99.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Attendant, Master of the Game, CBS, 1984.

Ricky Brickle, George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Gus Grissom, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998.

Captain Bruce Summerlin, Aftershock: Earthquake in New York, CBS, 1999.

The 70s, NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Princeton student, The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (also known as The First Modern Olympics), 1984.

Bodine, Displaced Person, 1985.

Colonel Bukharine (some sources cite Colonel Buidarin), Steal the Sky, HBO, 1988.

Vic Hatton, Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson, NBC, 1989.

Chauffeur, The Lady Forgets, CBS, 1989.

Officer Frank Zekanis, Heat Wave, TNT, 1990.

Voronov, The Comrades of Summer, HBO, 1992.

O'Keefe, Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story, NBC, 1993.

Charlie Dodds, The Conviction of Kitty Dobbs, CBS, 1993.

Ray Harris, The Set Up, Showtime, 1995.

Bill Taylor, Humanoids from the Deep (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Humanoids from the Deep"), Showtime, 1996.

O'Dell, Letters from a Killer, HBO, 1998.

Tom, A Table for One (also known as Wicked Ways), Cinemax, 1999.

You've Got a friend, Hallmark Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Cop, Sledgehammer, ABC, 1987.

Renaldo Sykes, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987.

Jeremiah Ennis, "Burn Baby, Burn," Tour of Duty, CBS, 1987.

Keith Morrisey, "The Blues Singer," Matlock, 1989.

"Hard Time," The Young Riders, 1990.

"Lower Berth," Tales from the Crypt, 1990.

"Night and Day," Jake and the Fatman, 1990.

Adoptive father, In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1991.

Finn Dawley, "To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Liam Gillen, "The Wind around the Tower," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Mr. Donally, Angel Street, CBS, 1992.

Peter Lyons, "Poisoned Harvest," Raven, CBS, 1993.

Sergeant Terence Boyle, "A Killing in Cork," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993.

Lieutenant Walter Pierce, "Eye of the Beholder," Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1994.

Karl Mueller, "The Quality of Mercy," Babylon 5, TNT, 1994.

Vinnie Bartell, "You Can Call Me Johnson," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994.

Richard Odin, "Red Museum," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

Gregor, Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1994.

"The Birthday Party," ER, NBC, 1995.

Sergeant Terence Boyle, "Another Killing in Cork," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

"Blind Man's Bluff," Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

Leon Broadus, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Sisters, NBC, 1995.

Philip Carter, "Mitigating Circumstances," Courthouse, 1995.

Lieutenant Commander Mark Lowrey, "Recovery," JAG, CBS, 1996.

Jake Prentice, "A Silent Cry," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996.

Evon Karpov, Profit, Fox, 1996.

"The Rescue," The Lazarus Man, 1996.

Zorro, 1997.

Detective Conroy, Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997.

Louis Jackson, Nash Bridges, CBS, 1997.

Voice, Zorro, syndicated, 1997.

Voice of Garfield Lynns/Firefly, "Legends of the Dark Knight," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), 1998.

Voice of Garfield Lynns/Firefly, "Torch Song," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), 1998.

MaseReyes, "Souled Out," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, 1998.

Bounty hunter, "Leviathan," Harsh Realm, Fox, 1999.

Bud LaPierre, "Sein und Zeit," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Voice of Carl, "The Eggbaby," Batman Beyond (animated), 2000.

Boone, "Blood Money," Angel, 2001.

Herman Colberg, "Haven," Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's Dark Angel), 2001.

Sheriff Wayne, "Teen Spirit," Dead Last, YTV, 2001.

CIA agent Seth Lambert, "Parity," Alias, 2001.

Delroy Gibbons, "Famous Last Words," Touched by an Angel, 2001.

Agent Reeder, Hunter, NBC, 2002.

Kiroda, Enterprise, UPN, 2002.

Mr. Cassidy, "Come Blow Your Whistle," For the People (also known as Para la gente), 2002.

Contractor, "The Corpse-Sniffing Dog," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2002.

Gordie Liman, "Inferno," The Shield, FX Channel, 2003.

Voice of Firefly, "Only a Dream: Part 1," Justice League (animated), Cartoon Network, 2003.

Kuroda Lor-ehn, "Canamar," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2003.

Bruce Foxton, "Day 3: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2004.

Bruce Foxton, "Day 3: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.," 24, Fox, 2004.

Captain Magh, "The Augments," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2004.

Bill Markoni, "The Dove Commission," CSI: NY, CBS, 2005.

Sheriff Hall, "Blood Hungry," Criminal Minds, 2005.

Agent Glen Cole, "One of Our Own," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2006.

Agent Glen Cole, "Death Pool 100," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2006.

Cade Berlinger, "The Wrath of Khan," Shark, CBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Hammer, Slammer, and Slade, ABC, 1990.

The 70's, 2000.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Renaldo Sykes, Wiseguy, 1987.

Joe Ballantine, Moloney, CBS, 1996.


Video Games:

Voice of Clovis, Blade Runner, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1997.

Voice of Horrendous, Nox, 2000.


A Piece of the Action: Behind the Scenes of "Rush Hour," New Line Home Video, 1999.

Superior Firepower: The Making of "Aliens," Twentieth-Century Fox, 2003.

Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at "The Shawshank Redemption," Castle Rock, 2004.

The Making of "Miracle at Sage Creek," Universal, 2005.

Audio Books:

Narrator, Bad Desire, Audio Renaissance, 1991.