Mark Taylor (Canadian actor)

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Mark Taylor
BornMark Taylor
(1977-03-07) March 7, 1977 (age 37)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Years active1996–present
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Mark Taylor
BornMark Taylor
(1977-03-07) March 7, 1977 (age 37)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Years active1996–present

Mark Taylor (born March 7, 1977; 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]



1999My Father's HandsMarcusShort
1999All Things FareLeadShort
2000Seventeen AgainYoung Gene Donovan
2003Love, Sex and Eating the BonesGlenroy 'Sweets' Lindo
2004Buried In The Sand: The Deception Of AmericaPolitical Commentator/HostDocumentary
2005Cinderella ManGeorge
2009Damned by DawnSimmo
2010Who Is Clark Rockefeller?Detective Mike Ruggio


1996Straight Up (TV series)Jeff Ronson
1996Due South (TV series)Punk #1Episode: "White Men Can't Jump to Conclusions"
1996Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' ManigaultActorTV Movie
1997Straight UpJeff RonsonTV Movie
1997Color of JusticeRodneyTV Movie
1997-2000Student BodiesRomeo Carter66 Episodes
2000Drop the Beat (TV Series)Jeff2 Episodes
2000The Thin Blue LiePrincipalTV Movie
2000Our Hero (TV Series)Perfectly Frank3 Episodes
2001Doc (TV series)Johnny2 Episodes
2002Our AmericaDuaneTV Movie
2002Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley StoryOzell BrandleyTV Movie
2003Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV series)RefereeEpisode: "How Soon is Now"
2003Bliss (TV series)PaoloEpisode: "Cat Got Your Tongue"
2003My Life as a MoviePhotographerTV Movie
20042 Kings (Pilot)LeadTV Pilot
2005-2008Instant Star (TV series)Kwest5 Episodes
2006DoomstownMike "Twist" TwistletonTV Movie
2008-2009Flashpoint (TV series)Lewis "Lou" Young24 episodes
2009Being Erica (TV series)Antony Winter3 Episodes
2010Covert AffairsGuest Star
2011Certain Prey (TV series)Officer Graff2 Episodes
2013Beauty and the Beast (TV series)FBI Agent Tucker3 Episodes

Awards and Nominations[edit]

2001Drop the Beat (TV series)Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleNominated
2007DoomstownGemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesNominated


  1. ^ "Student Bodies:'Romeo's Old Friend 2/3'". 2011-06-22. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Instant Star". 2014-12-31. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "'Flashpoint' Cast and Crew". 2011-06-22. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Flashpoint Team One: Mark Taylor". 2014-12-31. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Pro basketball in the works for Oshawa". 2010-07-15. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 

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