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Overview (4)

Born in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Birth NameMark William Teich
Nickname Teichy
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Teich was born in Detroit, Michigan. Before relocating to Los Angeles, Mark honed his improv skills in Chicago and New York performing and writing with The Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Improv Olympic. He also enjoyed a highly successful comedy career culminating in four certified gold CD's, a certified gold DVD, two Comedy Central Presents specials, five worldwide tours and multiple TV appearances.

In 2010-13 Mark has had a close relationship with The Disney Channel & Disney XD Guest Starring in not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 shows! "Zeke & Luther", "The Suite Life On Deck". Now he's starring as the crazy maniacal Principal Jenkins on "I'm in the Band", and The eccentric soul singing music teacher on "A.N.T. Farm".

In November Teich, along with Stephen Lynch performed their comedy to a sold out crowd at the esteemed Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Recently Teich has been seen opposite Tony Shaloub in "Monk", TNT and Steven Bochco's "Raising the Bar", as well as the ABC/Touchstone Pilot, "Girls on the Bus". In 2008 "Leatherheads" premiered worldwide. Produced, Written and Directed by George Clooney. The film stars George Clooney, Renee Zellweger, John Krasinski and, of course, Mark Teich.

Mark has appeared in over 70 national commercials between Chicago, New York and LA. Most memorably Bacardi's "The FLY Life", Subway's NASCAR campaign, and the award-winning Hallmark's "MC Hammer Dad", recently chosen for "Worlds Funniest Commercial". Mark is also the spokesperson for Dell, Keurig, Mini Cooper, Time Warner Cable, Bridgestone Tires, Alltel, Cox Cable, H&R Block, Snapple, FedEx/Kinkos, Orbit Gum, Subway, Nintendo Wii and Finish Line, for which he has done on-camera, radio, print, and personal appearances.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Is a tenor
Can usually be seen on tour with Stephen Lynch
Holds a BFA in Music Theater Performance from Western Michigan University, 1995
Attended Western Michigan University with his best friend and fellow musician/actor/comedian Stephen Lynch
As a teenager, he attended the Creative and Performing Arts Program (CAPA) at Winston Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan.
Teich is in currently in the LA Revival of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" where he'll be playing the title role. Runs until Nov 19 at the Coronet Theatre. [November 2006]
Appears in the world premiere of Room, by Anthony Q. Farrell at the Met Theatre in Los Angeles: a show comprised of sketches involving human interaction, taking place in various "rooms" - a living room, waiting room, green room, chat room, etc. [June 2005]
Touring with Stephen Lynch. [October 2003]
Joins his close friend, singing/songwriting actor/comedian Stephen Lynch, for the October-December 2005 Craig Machine tour--promoting Lynch's October 2005 album, The Craig Machine. [October 2005]

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