Mark Taylor (Canadian actor)

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Mark Taylor
Born Mark Taylor
(1977-03-07) March 7, 1977 (age 40)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present

Mark Taylor (born March 7, 1977 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian actor. He was born and raised in Toronto, but relocated to Palm Harbor, Florida during his last two years of high school, before returning to Toronto. Taylor is predominately known for his roles as Romeo in Student Bodies,[1] and Kwest in Instant Star.[2] He played the role of Lewis 'Lou' Young in the Canadian police drama television series Flashpoint[3] until his character was killed in the 23rd episode (part of the second season). In addition, Taylor has studied computer engineering technology at Seneca College[4] and graduated from Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute. He is also part-owner of the National Basketball League of Canada's Oshawa Power.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 My Father's Hands Marcus Short
1999 All Things Fare Lead Short
2000 Seventeen Again The Young Grandpa Eugene "Gene" Donovan TV Film
2003 Love, Sex and Eating the Bones Glenroy 'Sweets' Lindo
2004 Buried In The Sand: The Deception Of America Political Commentator/Host Documentary
2005 Cinderella Man George
2009 Damned by Dawn Simmo
2010 Who Is Clark Rockefeller? Detective Mike Ruggio
2014 MediDating Meditator Short


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Straight Up (TV series) Jeff Ronson
1996 Due South (TV series) Punk #1 Episode: "White Men Can't Jump to Conclusions"
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Actor TV Movie
1997 Straight Up Jeff Ronson TV Movie
1997 Color of Justice Rodney TV Movie
1997 Diagnosis Murder Neil Rider Episode: "Slam-Dunk Murder"
1997-2000 Student Bodies Romeo Carter 65 Episodes
2000 Drop the Beat (TV Series) Jeff 2 Episodes
2000 The Thin Blue Lie Principal TV Movie
2000 Our Hero (TV Series) Perfectly Frank 3 Episodes
2001 Doc (TV series) Johnny 2 Episodes
2002 Our America Duane TV Movie
2002 Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story Ozell Brandley TV Movie
2003 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV series) Referee Episode: "How Soon is Now"
2003 Bliss (TV series) Paolo Episode: "Cat Got Your Tongue"
2003 My Life as a Movie Photographer TV Movie
2004 2 Kings (Pilot) Lead TV Pilot
2005-2008 Instant Star (TV series) Kwest 5 Episodes
2006 Doomstown Mike "Twist" Twistleton TV Movie
2008-2009 Flashpoint (TV series) Lewis "Lou" Young 24 episodes
2009 Being Erica (TV series) Antony Winter 3 Episodes
2010 Covert Affairs Guest Star
2011 Certain Prey Officer Graff 2 Episodes
2013 Beauty and the Beast FBI Agent Tucker 3 Episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Work Award Result
2001 Drop the Beat (TV series) Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Nominated
2007 Doomstown Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series Nominated


  1. ^ "Student Bodies:'Romeo's Old Friend 2/3'". 2011-06-22. Retrieved 31 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "Instant Star". 2014-12-31. Retrieved 31 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "'Flashpoint' Cast and Crew". 2011-06-22. Retrieved 31 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "Flashpoint Team One: Mark Taylor". 2014-12-31. Archived from the original on 31 August 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  5. ^ "Pro basketball in the works for Oshawa". 2010-07-15. Retrieved 31 August 2014.  External link in |newspaper= (help)

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