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Mark Troy

Agent: James Strader/Quattro
Toloca Lake, California, United States


Mark Troy, Playwright/Screenwriter

Mark Troy has had over 40 major plays produced around the world including "Desperation" (Samuel French Short Play of the Year), "Belladonna's of the Court" (Five Valley Theatre League Awards including Best New Comedy, and being published by Brooklyn Publishers this Fall), "Century Village Boca," The Proposal," "Birdy" (All finalists at The Actors Theatre of Louisville Short Play Festival), "Balloon" (Chicago Dramatist Short Play Winner), "Getting You Bupkus" and "The Misguided Production" (Malibu International Play Festival Winner), "Everyone I know" (Los Angles Play Festival Winner), as well as "The Secret Nymph of New Hyde Park", "New York Scenes", "Peking Duck", "Family Calamity", "Aggravation" and "Avenues". His plays have been seen in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Australia, Scotland, and The Philippines.

In film, Mark has projects in development at Columbia Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment, MGM, and independent projects at Newman Entertainment, Fogel Entertainment and Saratoga Films and Victor Constantine. He has worked with Rob Reiner, Tom Hanks, Arnold-The-Governor, and Robin Williams. Mark wrote an early draft of the "Guru" with Heather Graham and does script doctoring for TV shows such as "Third Watch," "Ed," and "Four Your Love" among others. He also wrote the cult classic “Zipperface.”

Mark worked on "Tootsie" as a writers assistant where he learned filmmaking from the inside out and occasionally teaches screenwriting/play righting on-line at Learning Tree University, in conjunction with the UCLA Department of Film and Theater. E-mail is
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Interests: Sleeping

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Theatre