|Born||1971 (age 44–45)
Studio City, California, US
|Occupation||Actor, film director, producer, writer|
Mars Callahan (born 1971) is an American actor, film director, producer and writer.
At the age of eleven, Callahan toured with a children's musical group through thirty-seven states. At fifteen he received his first acting role in the television series The Wonder Years. After honing his acting skills in television he tried for the big screen and soon appeared in various films. Inspired by the directors he worked with Callahan decided to try working behind the camera and in 1998 shot his first short film The Red Bag.
In a 2007 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Callahan revealed that he has had serious health problems when doctors found a tumor in his right kidney. He lost his right kidney and right adrenal gland, and has been in and out of a wheelchair for years.
- 1992: Highway to Hell
- 1993: Kalifornia
- 1994: Clifford
- 1996: That Thing You Do!
- 2001: Double Down
- 2002: Poolhall Junkies
- 2007: What Love Is
- Unreleased: Spring Break '83
- "Mars Callahan". The New York Times. Retrieved February 2, 2012.
- Scott, A. O. (February 28, 2003). "Poolhall Junkies (2002) FILM REVIEW; Men Navigating Subplots While Shooting Pool". The New York Times.
- Dargis, Manohla (February 28, 2003). "Sharks sink their teeth into pool and platitudes". The Los Angeles Times.
- Grove, Martin A. (March 22, 2007). "Love Is Controlling Destiny of Your Own Films". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 27, 2009.
- "Mars Callahan". World Series of Poker.
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