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Overview (2)

Born in New Jersey, USA
Nickname Skippy

Mini Bio (1)

Marc Price is co-executive producer and creator of Green Collar Comedy Show (2010), a one-hour special on Showtime that lets the environmental movement show its sense of humor while delivering a vital message (Premiered Earth Day, April 22nd, 2010).

His past production credits include executive producing 65 episodes of "National Lampoon's Funny Money (2003)" for GSN and 2 one-hour Comedians Unleashed (2002) specials for Animal Planet. He also produced and directed Food Network's first hidden-camera comedy special, "You're Cooked!" (2000), featuring Todd Glass. Marc was also producer/developer/originator of Star Dates (2002), the popular reality dating show that ran for two seasons on E!

Starting as a standup comedian and actor in childhood, Marc guest-starred on Archie Bunker's Place (1979) and One Day at a Time (1975). He broke out as a star, playing "Skippy", on the hit 1980s NBC sitcom, Family Ties (1982), opposite Michael J. Fox and Meredith Baxter.

He went on to gain valuable production experience while hosting 150 episodes of Disney Channel's Teen Win, Lose or Draw (1989) for Stone/Stanley Productions. He also starred in several feature films, including Trick or Treat (1986) with Ozzy Osbourne and Touchstone's The Rescue (1988) with Kevin Dillon.

Further developing as a producer, Marc executive-produced his own special for The Disney Channel and produced segments for Real TV (1996), Ricki Lake (1992) and Inside Edition (1988). He also wrote, produced, and starred in The Midnight Hour (1990), a late-night talk show for CBS.

He co-created and developed the sitcom, Some Like It Hotter (1989), while on a deal at Ron Howard's Imagine TV; wrote, produced, and co-hosted "Athens on Location From Sprint" at the Greece Summer 2004 Olympics for NBC; and produced Endemol's live series, Midnight Money Madness (2006), for TBS in 2006.

As a stand-up, Marc has opened for Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld and toured with Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson and 'Weird Al' Yankovic. He performed at the first "Comic Relief" on HBO. Marc is touring the US with Playboy Playmate Julie McCullough, from Growing Pains (1985), on the "Beauty and the Dweeb Tour". They have appeared to rave reviews in Las Vegas, Reno, and Florida.

While maintaining a busy producing and performing schedule, Marc has also made forays into new media, co-creating and managing the comedy website, www.iJoke.com, with legendary Improv owner Budd Friedman. He also produces online video for Reuters TV.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jacob Bagel

Trivia (3)

His father, Al Bernie, was a stand-up comic, who performed in the Catskills Borscht Belt. His mother, Joy Mann, was a singer, who recorded with Fabian and released an album of Jewish wedding songs.
Hosted the last week of The Midnight Hour (1990), a CBS late night talk show, after Pat Sajak and before David Letterman.
Currently working as a production manager on the UK TV series, Eleventh Hour (2006), starring former Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) actor, Patrick Stewart. [January 2006]

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