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Mark Moses Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 24 February 1958New York City, New York, USA
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mark Moses was born in New York City and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. He played quarterback for his high school in Evanston, and went on to play another year at Ithaca College, in upstate New York, where he majored in English before dropping out and traveling abroad. Mark then got into NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with a degree in theater. He immediately landed a role in the Broadway production, "Slab Boys", with Sean Penn and Kevin Bacon, and was working off-Broadway and in regional theaters when he met Oliver Stone, who cast him as "Lt. Wolfe" in the academy award-winning film, Platoon (1986). Oliver also cast Mark in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and The Doors (1991). He played a club owner who dies by ice-pick in Ridley Scott's Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), charged down Little Round Top in Gettysburg (1993), charged up San Juan Hill in Rough Riders (1997) and gave a pearl-handled revolver to a future enemy in Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima (2006). Mark played Kris Kristofferson's son in the HBO western, The Tracker (1988), announced the world was coming to an end in Deep Impact (1998), played the bad guy in Big Momma's House 2 (2006) and played "Attorney General Wyatt" in Swing Vote (2008). He's appeared in numerous television shows, including a recurring role in Grand (1990), as Pamela Reed's boyfriend, the role of "Matt Parker" in NBC's short-lived comedy, The Single Guy (1995), many of David E. Kelley's legal dramas, and played "Paul Young" in the ABC television smash hit, Desperate Housewives (2004). He plays the alcohol-challenged, "Duck Philips", on the Emmy award-winning drama, Mad Men (2007), where he

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mark Moses

Spouse (1)

Annie LaRussa (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Father of Walker Moses.
Older brother of Burke Moses.
Has played an Anchorman in two end of the world films: Deep Impact (1998) and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012).
Father of Walker and Zane Moses.
As of 2015, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006). Of those, Platoon is a winner in the category.

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