Where: Media Factory – ME210
When: Friday 16th November – 2:30pm
Mark Strange is an action actor with extensive experience in Martial Arts and film. He is recognised as one of the most skilled up-and-coming names in the action genre.
His early film highlights include appearing in ‘Twins Effect’ under action director Donnie Yen, ‘The Medallion’ with Jackie Chan, plus stunt work on ‘Batman Begins’. He subsequently produced and starred in ‘Displaced’, a British action sci-fi film featuring Sir Ian McKellen.
Continuing a trend of ambitious genre filmmaking, Mark went on to star in ’12’ (aka ‘Underground’), one of the most successful British fight films of all time which featured a wide range of homegrown talent and gained support from the Martial Arts community and even UFC stars. Next, he produced and co-starred in ‘Bodyguard: A New Beginning’, shot in the UK and Hong Kong with a cast of screen legends including Richard Ng and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Mark also played a fighting role in the action-drama ‘Best Laid Plans’, alongside Stephen Graham and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and provided stunt work in ‘Red 2’.
With his eclectic Martial Arts background, Mark has as also worked as a fight coordinator handling fight scenes and stunts on the horror sequel ‘World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries’, ‘The Thompsons’ and others. He was most recently an actor, producer and co-writer on the film ‘Redcon-1’.