Mark Kriski

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Speed (1994) | Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) | Gangland (2001)
NICKNAME  
Markeesh, Markie, Mr. Mark
BORN 
Jun 29, 1960 (age 57)
HEIGHT *
6' 0" (1.83m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 42-47
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG | ACTRA
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Green
WEIGHT *
175 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
VOICE TYPE *
Bass | Baritone | Alto
ATHLETICS *
Volleyball | Bowling | Boxing | Water Skiing | Softball | Ice Hockey | Snow Skiing | Scuba Diving, Motorcycle Rider | Tennis | Cycling | Swimming | Baseball  Less
ACCENTS *
Canadian
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Voice Over | Film | Radio | Commercial  Less
JOB TYPES *
News Anchor, Radio DJ, Host | Acting | Broadcaster
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Weatherman (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Newscaster (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Jack & JillJack & Jill (TV Series) Weather Forecaster (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Buffy the Vampire SlayerBuffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) Weatherman (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Amends (Dec 15, 1998) Weatherman  Less
  • Primary photo for SistersSisters (TV Series) Weatherman (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Thomas ShowThe Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series) Reporter #2 (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
Self (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Gangland (2000) * – Newscaster
  • Chairman Of The Board (1998) * – Newscaster
  • Speed (1994) * – Reporter
  • Speed 2 (1997) * – News Reporter
  • T2 3-D Battle Across Time (1996) * – Actor
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • KTLA Morning News (current 2008) * – New Anchor/Weatherman KTLA/Tribune
  • Everybody Hates Chris - 2006 * – Weatherman
  • 7th Heaven (2001) * – Newscaster
  • Consideration (2001) * – Newscaster
  • Jack & Jill (2001 - 1 episode) * – Actor
  • Crazy Llike a Fox, Hungry Like the Wolf (2001) TV episode * – Actor
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1 episode, 1998) * – Weatherman
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The Series, 1998) * – Weatherman
  • Amends (1998) * – Weatherman
  • Sisters (1994) * – Weatherman
  • Up in the Air (1994) TV episode * – Weatherman
  • The Jackie Thomas Show (1993) * – Reporter
  • The Forces of Nature (1993) * – Reporter
  • Business World News (2003) * – Anchor
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Toyota * – Actor
  • Coors Lite * – Actor

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Emmy Awards * – Live Coverage of a News Event (Winner) 1993
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Daytime Newscast (Winner) 1994
  • Emmy Awards * – LIve Coverage of a News Event (Winner) 1994
  • Emmy Awards * – Education on Earthquakes, Host (Winner) 1998
  • Emmy Awards * – Host of Children/Youth. Earthquake and Kids, Care and Prepare. (Winner) 1998
  • Emmy Awards * – "The Audition" New Story - Multi-Part (Winner) 2004
  • Emmy Awards * – Best Morning News: Daytime Newscast. (Winner) 2005
  • Golden Mike Awards * – Best Weather Segment. (Winner) 2001
  • Golden Mike Awards * – Best Daytime News Broadcast. (Winner) 2004
  • Golden Mike Awards * – Best TV Daytime News Broadcast. (Winner) 2006
  • Associated Press Award * – Best News Broadcast 60 Minutes. (Winner) 2004
  • Humanitarian of the Year Award * – For saving the life of Jan Fransico from KIDS WITH CROHN'S DISEASE. 1998
  • Emmy Award * – Emmy Awards, Best Morning News: Daytime Newscast. (Winner), 2008, Regularly Scheduled Daily News: Daytime Newscast. KTLA Morning News. Mark Kriski, Talent 2008

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • News Anchor *
  • Radio DJ *
  • Game Show Host *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Biography
  • * Mark Kriski's charismatic approach, quirky sidebar comments and hilarious observations keep "KTLA Morning News" viewers tuning in day after day. Yet, when Mother Nature darkens the skies of Southern California, Kriski's weather knowledge and expertise shine through, placing him at the top of his field. With 9 Emmy Awards under his belt for his coverage of everything from the Malibu fires to the Northridge earthquake, Mark is Los Angeles' most popular weatherman. A native of Montreal, Canada, Kriski studied radio and television arts at Fanshaw College in London, Ontario. Mark longed to be in television but worked his way up in radio first. He performed commercial voice-overs, become a radio disc jockey and soon graduated to promotion director. An experienced broadcaster, ready to pursue his dreams, Mark landed his first job in front of the cameras as a 'weather caster' on Canada's Weather Channel. "KTLA Morning News" made Mark a great offer and the Los Angeles demographic was eminently appealing so Kriski accepted the position and took his first job in the United States. Los Angeles viewers enjoyed his unique style and related warmly to his talents. The L.A. Times named Kriski the Funniest Weatherman in Los Angeles and his dedication earned him 3 Golden Mike Awards for Best Weather Segment from the esteemed Radio & Television News Association. Besides his full-time position on "KTLA's Morning News Crew," Mark has acted in over 10 Hollywood Blockbuster movies and done segments for Business World News. Humbled by his good fortune and eager to give back, Mark is actively involved in community and charitable causes. Kriski supports the Union Rescue Mission and The Fire Fighters Association. He also participates in charity golf tournaments, Hollywood Stars Baseball Games and has served as Grand Marshall twice in Veterans Day and Christmas parades, earning him a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los Angeles. Kriski lives in the San Fernando Valley. He enjoys scuba diving, tennis, skiing & ice hockey.
Radio DJ
  • * 1. DJ 104.3 MYFM (Clear Channel) 2008 - current
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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