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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 December 1968Stockton, California, USA
Birth NameMark Willingham Gantt IV
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mark Gantt is best known for co-creating, producing and starring in the award-winning The Bannen Way for Sony Pictures Television. Financed by Sony's Crackle distribution arm, this unique web series (turned into feature film) had a compelling cast which included Michael Ironside, Academy Award nominees Robert Forster and Michael Lerner, and Emmy winner Vanessa Marcil. Within the first 10 weeks of release, The Bannen Way garnered over 14 million views and went on to win 4 Streamy Awards including Best Actor (Mark Gantt), Best Drama, Best Director and Best Editor; as well as being nominated for two Webby Awards and a B.A.N.F.F. Award. The film is distributed internationally on VOD, DVD, iTunes and Amazon as a feature film. Its rousing worldwide success compelled distributor Crackle to ask Mark to develop a second season.

In 2015 Mark directed a feature film with Indy Entertainment and Stanton Williams Kamens Productions. He's won several awards including Best Director at Philadelphia First Glance Film and Best of the Fest at the Cinema Series Festival for the short film Donor. He's directed two episodes of the branded series Suite 7 with Shannen Doherty ("Beverly Hills 90210"), Jaime Murray ("Spartacus") and Eddie McClintock ("Warehouse 13"). Both episodes were nominated for the 2011 B.A.N.F.F. Rockies and the 2012 Webby Awards. Shannen Doherty was awarded Best Performance by the Webbys for her work in the episode.

As an actor, Mark's credits include Ocean's Eleven, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, "Buffy, the Vampire Slayer," "Dexter," "Major Crimes" and he is a series regular on the Canadian TV series "Bluff."

In 2013, Mark began teaching acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and started Give & Take Productions, a film and television production company with his wife, Brianne Davis.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Brianne Davis (24 August 2014 - present)

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