No photo available. Represent Mark O'Donnell? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 285,023 this week

Mark O'Donnell (I) (1954–2012)

Mark O'Donnell was born on July 19, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was a writer, known for Hairspray (2007), Hairspray Live! (2016) and The 57th Annual Tony Awards (2003). He died on August 6, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

"No Small Parts" IMDb Exclusive: Kodi Smit-McPhee

Australian actor Kodi Smit-McPhee stars as Nightcrawler in X-Men: Apocalypse. What are some other roles he's played over the years?

Watch the video

Related News

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mark O'Donnell's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Hairspray
Hairspray Writer
(2007)
Hairspray Live!
(2016)
The 57th Annual Tony Awards
The 57th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Winner: Best Book of a Musical
(2003)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) (book by) (pre-production)
 2007 Hairspray (musical play)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 2007 The Roots of 'Hairspray' (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Book of a Musical
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Writer (In Memoriam)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Getting Over Homer". New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN-10: 0679445900; ISBN-13: 9780679445906 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The structure I had in mind was: Girl does Mash Potato, girl charms Baltimore, girl integrates nation. My script was like a great Mad magazine article. (in a 2002 AP interview, describing the plot of "Hairspray")

Trivia:

He received his bachelor of arts degree from Harvard in 1976, where he was a member of the Harvard Lampoon. His twin brother also attended Harvard. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Discuss Mark O'Donnell on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page