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Mark McKinney

Cast Member
The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks

Mark McKinney is an actor, writer and producer most known as a founding member of the iconic comedy sketch group, The Kids In The Hall. He has performed in, written and produced some of the most sophisticated and ground-breaking television in North America. He has worked with the likes of Lorne Michaels on NBC’s Saturday Night Live (1985-86, then cast in 1995-97), and Aaron Sorkin on both Sportnight (1998-99) and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006-07). As co-creator, writer and ensemble cast member of The Kids in the Hall (1988-94), seen on CBC, HBO and CBS, Mark was nominated for three Emmy Awards. Gemini Awards for the series include Best Writing (1989, 1990) and Best Performance (1989, 1993). Mark followed this with three seasons on Saturday Night Live as both a principal cast member and staff writer. The Kids later returned to television in 2010 with the raucous miniseries, Death Comes to Town. Mark starred and directed on the hit-NBC sitcom Superstore with America Ferrera that ran six seasons. As a co-creator of the venerated series Slings & Arrows, Mark is currently in development on the prequel Amateur. He is also developing the comedy series Canadabis with Kelly Makin.

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Events featuring Mark McKinney
Events featuring Mark McKinney