Mark Rylance

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Biography

  • Birth Name: David Mark Rylance Waters
  • Birth Place: Ashford, Kent, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/18/1960, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Mark Rylance Fast Facts:
  • Both his parents were English teachers; his father accepted teaching jobs in Connecticut and Wisconsin, where Rylance grew up.
  • Was the first Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Theater in London, England from 1995 to 2005.
  • Performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in 1982 and 1983.
  • Is a supporter of the indigenous rights organization, Survival International and was a patron of both the Peace Direct and the London International Festival of Theater in 2013.
  • Played Richard III in Richard III and Olivia in Twelfth Night in alternating productions on Broadway in 2013; he was nominated for a Tony award for both, and won for Twelfth Night.
  • Mark Rylance Relationships:
  • David Waters - Father
  • Susannah Waters - Sister
  • Claire van Kampen - Wife
  • Nataasha van Kampen - Stepdaughter
  • Anne Skinner - Mother
  • Juliet Rylance - Stepdaughter
  • Jonathan Waters - Brother
  • Mark Rylance Awards:
  • 2008 Tony: Actor (Play) - Winner
  • 2003 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2008 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2011 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2006 BAFTA Television Awards: Best Actor - Winner
  • 1994 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Winner
  • 2014 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 2014 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Winner
  • 2010 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Winner
  • 2013 Olivier Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 2011 Tony: Actor (Play) - Winner
  • College:
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England (BA in Acting, 1980)

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