How Filmmaker Mark O’Brien is Surviving the Quarantine | AfterBuzz TV

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Mark O’Brien is an award-winning actor and filmmaker. He is an English major with a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland. His mother was a nurse and his father a truck driver. Mark also has three older sisters. He married actress Georgina Reilly on January 6, 2013 after meeting on the set of the hit show Republic of Doyle. Mark O’Brien best known for his the roles as Des Courtney in Republic of Doyle and Tom Rendon in Halt and Catch Fire. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor at the 8th Canadian Screen Awards for his performance as Terry Sawchuk in the biographical drama film Goalie. Mark O’Brien can next be seen starring in Panoramic Pictures’ THE RIGHTEOUS, which he wrote and will direct. He recently wrapped BLUE BAYOU opposite Alicia Vikander and Justin Chon for Macro and can be seen on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL opposite Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge and Jonathan Tucker and produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Tom Fontana and Jennifer Todd. He previously starred in the Amazon series THE LAST TYCOON opposite Kelsey Grammer, Lily Collins and Matt Bomer and recurred for three seasons on the critically acclaimed AMC series HALT AND CATCH FIRE. Some of Mark’s recent film credits include Jason Reitman’s THE FRONT RUNNER, opposite Hugh Jackman and Vera Farmiga; the Denis Villeneuve Academy Award nominated feature ARRIVAL opposite Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner; the Andrew Niccol’s film ANON, alongside Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried; STATE LIKE SLEEP, opposite Michael Shannon, Luke Evans and Ben Foster; KIN, opposite James Franco, Dennis Quaid and Zoe Kravitz; the Fox feature film THE DARKEST MINDS opposite Mandy Moore; Netflix’s HOW IT ENDS, opposite Theo James and Forest Whitaker; and GOALIE, opposite Kevin Pollak. Mark also stars in the critically acclaimed Fox Searchlight film READY OR NOT, opposite Samara Weaving and can be seen in Noah Baumbach’s feature MARRIAGE STORY opposite Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver.