Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthNovember 1, 1958
SpouseCatherine Austin

Mark Austin is an English journalist and television presenter. He is the son of a newsagent and grew up in Bournemouth. He was educated at Bournemouth School for Boys and then at the University of Bristol, where he read politics. He began his career in journalism as a reporter on the Bournemouth Evening Echo in 1980. He then moved to London to work for the Daily Mail, where he became a political correspondent. In 1986, he joined Thames Television as a political reporter.

He then moved to ITN, where he became a political editor and then a presenter. In 1992, he joined the BBC, where he presented the BBC One programme Breakfast News. He then went on to present BBC News at Ten and BBC News at Six. In 2003, he left the BBC to join Sky News, where he presented the Sky News programme Sunrise. In 2013, he returned to the BBC to present the BBC News channel programme Outside Source.

He has also presented the BBC Radio 4 programme Today and the BBC World Service programme Newshour. Austin has been married twice and has three children.

General Info

Full NameMark Austin
Date Of BirthNovember 1, 1958
Place Of BirthLondon, United Kingdom
Height1.88 m
ProfessionJournalist, Television presenter
EducationHighbury College, Bournemouth School


SpouseCatherine Austin
ChildrenMadeleine Austin, Beatrice Austin, Jack Austin


AwardsBritish Academy Television Award for Best News Coverage
TV ShowsReal Crime, ITV News at 10.30, Survivor, ITV News, ITV News at Ten, ITV Evening News, This Morning, Good Morning Britain

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Visual Effects

Ben-Hur2016previsualization artist The Third Floor
San Andreas2015previs/postvis artist: The Third Floor
Poltergeist2015previsualization artist: The Third Floor Inc. - as Mark Austin
Edge of Tomorrow2014previsualization artist: The Third Floor
X-Men: Days of Future Past2014previs producer: The Third Floor
300: Rise of an Empire2014previsualization artist: The Third Floor
Thor: The Dark World2013previsualization artist
Oblivion2013/Iprevis artist: Third Floor
Oz the Great and Powerful2013previsualization artist: The Third Floor
Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem 3D2012Video short previsualization artist: The Third Floor
The Avengers2012previsualization lead: The Third Floor - as Mark Austin
Battleship2012digital artist: The Third Floor - as Mark Austin
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island2012previsualization artist: The Third Floor - as Mark Austin
War Horse2011previsualization artist: The Third Floor
Arthur Christmas2011previsualization artist - as Mark Austin
The Smurfs2011previsualization artist - as Mark Austin
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope1977computer graphics artist: ILM - 1997 special version, as Mark Austin

Animation Department

Bolt2008supervising animator
Meet the Robinsons2007animator
Chicken Little2005supervising animator: "Foxy Loxy" and "Goosey Loosey"
Treasure Planet2002animator: "B.E.N."
Dinosaur2000supervising character animator
Casper1995supervising animator


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope1977Boba Fett (special edition) (uncredited)


Fetiche2012Short as Mark Austin

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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