Duplass in October 2011
Mark David Duplass
December 7, 1976
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Film director, Film producer, Writer, Actor, Musician
Jay Duplass (brother)
Mark David Duplass (born December 7, 1976) is an American film director, film producer, actor, and screenwriter. He is the brother of director and writer Jay Duplass.
Personal life [ edit ]
Duplass was born in
New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Cynthia "Cindy" (née Ernst) and Lawrence "Larry" Duplass. [1 ] [2 ] He was raised in a Catholic family, [3 ] [4 ] and attended [5 ] Jesuit High School. Duplass has Cajun ancestry. [6 ]
Duplass is married to his co-star on
, The League Katie Aselton. They have two children. Duplass is considered by some to be one of the founders of the [7 ] mumblecore aesthetic. He is also the lead singer of the rock band [8 ] Volcano, I'm Still Excited!! [9 ]
Duplass has written, directed, and produced several feature films with his brother
Jay Duplass. In 2005 he wrote and produced with his brother, in addition to portraying one of the main characters. The Puffy Chair
The two brothers later wrote, directed, and produced the films
(2008) and Baghead (2010) together Cyrus and have a unique style which consists of a great deal of ad-libbing off of the original script, shooting a number of takes, and editing scenes down 15 to 20 times. [10 ] Their films [11 ] and Jeff, Who Lives at Home were released in 2012. The Do-Deca-Pentathlon [12 ] He stars in the FX comedy television series [13 ] , with his wife, The League Katie Aselton.
Filmography [ edit ]
Feature Filmography [ edit ]
* = Executive Producer
** = Co-Producer
The New Brad Short Film
This is John Short Film
Scrapple Short Film
The Intervention Short Film
Kevin Documentary Short
As actor [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Los Angeles Times: Archives - The Week Ahead; Low budget and brotherly". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 2006-07-03 . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ King, Susan (2006-07-06). "Puffy Chair carves out a living". . Kansas City Star
^ "Mr. John Anthony Ernst, Jr. Obituary - Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries". Stei-23818.tributes.com . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ Hood, Shannon (2010-03-19). "SXSW Interview: ‘Cyrus’ Directors Mark and Jay Duplass". The Flickcast . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ "Jay Duplass Talks Moving To The Mainstream At The 2011 Savannah Film Festival | The Playlist". Blogs.indiewire.com. 2012-03-02 . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ Lamble, David. "The Bay Area Reporter Online | Now playing & resonating". Ebar.com . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ Freydkin, Donna (12 November 2009). "Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton: In 'The League' and in love". USA Today . Retrieved 18 January 2010.
^ D'Addario, Daniel (2012-03-14). "Mark and Jay, Who Live in L.A.: The Post-Mumblecore Duplass Brothers Grow Up". . The New York Observer
^ "I'm Still Excited Volcano - Volcano, I'm Still Excited!! LP". Cduniverse.com . Retrieved 2012-08-24.
^ Dargis, Manohla (2010-06-17). "Mommy Dearest, You’re Mine Forever". . The New York Times
^ Needles, Tim. "5 Questions for the cast of the new film Cyrus". Short and Sweet NYC . Retrieved 27 January 2012.
^ Scott, A. O. (2012-03-15). "Up From the Basement, Slacker Metaphysics". . The New York Times
^ Holden, Stephen (2012-07-05). "Too Old for Sibling Rivalry? Never, Brothers Say". . The New York Times
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