Mark Lawson Bio

(Brody, OLTL)

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BIRTHDATE: December 17
BIRTHPLACE: Bristol, VA
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Cortney Mackin since April 17, 2010
YEARS ON THE SHOW: April 2008-Present

Mark Lawson's ONE LIFE TO LIVE audition couldn't have come at a better time. After five years of pursuing acting in L.A., he decided to allow himself just 10 more auditions before calling it quits. But in March 2008, he read for the role of Quinn (as Brody was then named) in L.A. and was later asked to take a screen test in New York. Well, audition No. 4 turned out to be the charm.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Received a degree in musical theater from the Boston Conservatory.
  2. Studied Shakespeare and classical theatre at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
  3. Musical tastes range from Johannes Brahms to Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  4. Was up against James Stevenson (ex-Jared, PASSIONS) for the role of Brody.
  5. While on set, carries two Purple Heart challenge coins that his cousin's husband received after serving in Mogadishu and Iraq.
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Other Roles

TV Roles
COLD CASE (Jerry Stone, 2005)

Film Roles
Breakdown (Damon Hart, 2006)

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