Comedic-Actor Mark Atkinson hails from Rhode Island and started his entertainment career soon after graduating from The University of Rhode Island in the New England stand-up comedy circuit. After transplanting to Southern California he studied improv at legendary improv schools The Groundlings and Second City in LA. Mark has acted in many of student films, short films, web-series and independent feature films. In addition, you might have seen him in several local, regional, national, and even international commercials for Kawasaki, Cox Communications, and Kia to name a few. Mark is also one of the co-hosts of The IntelleXual Podcast among other hosting gigs. In addition to acting and hosting, Mark has been very pro-active in writing and producing several projects in recent years including: the award-winning web-series "Soldiers Of Misfortune" & "Jordan Hates" (Best Webisode: San Diego Film Award 2017) and "A Quint-mas Carol" which won Best Comedy Short at The Various Artist Independent Film Festival in 2017. Mark has also received the coveted San Diego "A-List" Actor award multiple times for his work in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Mark resides in San Diego and will be seen and his voice will be heard in several up-coming projects in 2019.