November 25, 1953|
New York City, New York, United States
|Occupation||Novelist, screenwriter, director, film producer|
|Notable works||Twin Peaks, Hill Street Blues, The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs|
Mark Frost (born November 25, 1953) is an American novelist, screenwriter, director and film producer, best known as a writer for the television series Hill Street Blues and as the co-creator of the television series Twin Peaks.
Frost was a writer for the NBC television series Hill Street Blues. He co-created the ABC television series Twin Peaks and On the Air with David Lynch. He co-wrote and directed the film Storyville, co-wrote Fantastic Four and wrote The Greatest Game Ever Played, based on his book of the same name.
His other books on golf are The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever, about a 1956 match pitting pros Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson against amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, and The Grand Slam, about the 1930 golf season of Bobby Jones. His fictional works include The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs, and The Second Objective.
Born in New York City, Frost moved with his family to Los Angeles during his childhood. He is the son of Mary Virginia Calhoun and actor Warren Frost, whom he cast as Dr. Hayward in Twin Peaks, and the brother of actress Lindsay Frost and writer Scott Frost. He graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 1975 with a BFA. Frost lives in Ventura County, California with his wife and son.
- The List of Seven (1993)
- The Six Messiahs (1995)
- Before I Wake (1997) under the pseudonym Eric Bowman
- The Second Objective (2009)
- Paladin Prophecy 1: The Paladin Prophecy (2012)
- Paladin Prophecy 2: Alliance (2013)
- Paladin Prophecy 3: Rogue (2015)
- The Secret History of Twin Peaks (2016)
- Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier (2017)
- The Greatest Game Ever Played: A True Story (2002)
- The Grand Slam: Bobby Jones, America, And the Story of Golf (2006)
- The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever (2007)
- Game Six (2009)
- The Believers (1987; also associate producer)
- Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992; executive producer only)
- Storyville (1992; also director)
- The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005; also producer)
- Fantastic Four (2005)
- Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
- The Six Million Dollar Man (2 episodes, 1975)
- Gavilan (1 episode, 1982)
- Hill Street Blues (1982–1985)
- The Equalizer (2 episodes, 1986)
- Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
- American Chronicles (1990)
- On the Air (1992)
- Buddy Faro (1998)
- Forbidden Island (Pilot; 1999)
- The Deadly Look of Love (Television film; 2000)
- All Souls (2001)
- Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)
- Frost, Mark (2002). The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vandon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf. Hyperion Books. ISBN 978-0-786-8692-06.
- "Biography | Mark Frost – novelist, television/film writer, director, producer". bymarkfrost.com. Archived from the original on March 15, 2011. Retrieved December 6, 2010.
- CMU School of Drama | Notable Alumni Archived 2015-08-03 at Archive.is
- Frost, Mark (8 September 2015). "Rogue: The Paladin Prophecy Book 3". Random House Books for Young Readers – via Amazon.