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SpouseTony Kushner

Mark Harris is an American writer and journalist. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on March 16, 1957, the son of a Baptist minister and a schoolteacher. Harris was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in English and journalism. After graduation, he worked as a reporter for The Greensboro News & Record and The Charlotte Observer. He also wrote for Esquire, GQ, and The New York Times Magazine.

Harris’s first book, Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood (2008), is a history of the making of the films Bonnie and Clyde (1967), The Graduate (1967), Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967), The Lion in Winter (1968), and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). His second book, Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War (2014), is about the five most prominent Hollywood directors who served in the military during World War II: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Harris’s third book, Mike Nichols: A Life (2020), is a biography of the film director Mike Nichols. Harris is also the author of the play The Front Page (2016), which was produced Off-Broadway by the Atlantic Theater Company.

He lives in New York City with his wife, the writer Jennifer Szalai.

General Info

Full NameMark Harris
ProfessionActor, Journalist, Film producer


SpouseTony Kushner


AwardsAcademy Award for Best Documentary Feature, Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject, Spur Award for Best Juvenile
Music Groups4Him, Gateway Worship, Thinking Plague
MoviesA Zombie Invasion

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Editorial Department

Goal II: Living the Dream2007first assistant editor
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy2005first assistant editor
Godsend2004first assistant editor: UK
Max Keeble's Big Move2001assistant film editor - as Mark E. Harris
Mad About Mambo2000first assistant editor
Tube Tales1999assistant editor - as Harris Mark Peanut
Body Shots1999assistant editor - as Mark E. Harris
Tea with Mussolini1999first assistant editor: London
Cousin Bette1998first assistant editor
Les Misérables1998first assistant editor: post production
The IMAX Nutcracker1997Short first assistant editor
Digging to China1997first assistant editor - as Mark E. Harris
Bent1997first assistant editor
Loved1997assistant editor
Blues Brothers 20001997first assistant editor - as Mark E. Harris
A Midsummer Night's Dream1996first assistant editor
Mirage1995additional assistant editor
In the Arms of a Killer1992TV Movie assistant editor - as Mark E. Harris
Hear My Song1991second assistant film editor: London
Dark Shadows1991TV Series assistant editor - 3 episodes
The Gravy Train1990TV Mini-Series assistant editor - 4 episodes
Living with Dinosaurs1989TV Movie assistant editor
Jack the Ripper1988TV Series assistant editor - 2 episodes
Cry Freedom1987trainee assistant editor - uncredited

Production Manager

Nocturnal Animals2016post-production supervisor
Churchill's Secret2016TV Movie post-production supervisor
The Reflektor Tapes2015Documentary post-production supervisor
The Imitation Game2014post-production supervisor
Hercules2014/Ipost-production supervisor
One Direction: This Is Us2013Documentary post-production supervisor
The Hot Potato2012post-production supervisor
My Brother the Devil2012post-production supervisor
The Promise2011TV Mini-Series post-production supervisor - 1 episode
Leap Year2010post-production supervisor: UK
44 Inch Chest2009post-production supervisor
Goal! III2009Video post-production supervisor
Endgame2009/Ipost-production supervisor
Vantage Point2008post-production supervisor
Separate Lies2005post-production supervisor
Bride of the Wind2001post-production supervisor
Five Seconds to Spare2000post-production supervisor - as Harris Mark Peanut
Wild About Harry2000post-production supervisor
Sorted2000post-production supervisor - as Harris Mark Peanut
Saving Grace2000post-production supervisor

Sound Department

Capital City1989-1990TV Series sound assist - 2 episodes
The Gravy Train1990TV Mini-Series assistant sound editor - 4 episodes
Jack the Ripper1988TV Series Sound Trainee - 2 episodes
Paperhouse1988trainee sound assistant


Nocturnal Animals2016line producer: 2nd Unit
Goal! III2009Video associate producer
You Can Run...2005Short co-producer
Ivansxtc2000associate producer

Visual Effects

Nocturnal Animals2016visual effects producer




Win Ben Stein's Money2001TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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