Mark Richard Dawson (born 4 February 1960 in London, England) is an entertainment manager and CEO of Dawson, Reeves and Zutaut Entertainment Group (otherwise known as DRZ Entertainment Group). Dawson is also the first son of actor/game show host Richard Dawson and actress Diana Dors. Previously, he had worked as an assistant to producer Mark Goodson as well as a showcase and question writer for The Price Is Right, Concentration, The Better Sex, Match Game and Family Feud, and had served as a creative consultant of the latter show's second run with his father as host from 1994 to 1995. A young Dawson appeared alongside his father on a few early episodes of Family Feud as well. Dawson was also an associate producer at Rastar Productions and at NBC for You Bet Your Life, a remake based on the old 1950s Groucho Marx TV program that his father's production company produced in the 1980s. In 2001, he was hired by Paul Schrader as a technical advisor for the movie Auto Focus starring Greg Kinnear and Willem Dafoe.
Currently, Dawson manages the all-female tribute bands The Iron Maidens ("World's Only Female Tribute to Iron Maiden") and the cover band Crabby Patty (I'm So Unclear!). He also manages the all-female heavy metal band Phantom Blue (drummer Linda McDonald is a member of all three bands). In 2008, he along with Brad and Tom Zutaut developed a TV show based on tribute bands for New Wave Entertainment.
The Iron Maidens