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Mark Holton Biography

Mark Holton

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Date of Birth: 1958 , July-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Mark Holton
Birth Name Mark Douglas Holton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Stream
Net Worth $7 million
Eye Color Light grey
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Francis Buxton in 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure'
Married No
Children No
Education Okmulgee High School, Northeastern State University
Movies Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), A League of Their Own (1992), Leprechaun (1993), Gacy (2003)
TV Show The Young and the Restless, Seinfeld, NCIS, NYPD Blue

Quick Timeline of Mark Holton

1958 Native of Oklahoma
1985 Breakthrough with Pee-wee's Big Adventure
2003 Lead role debut in Gacy
2020 Acting Career Made Him Millionaire

Detail Timeline of Mark Holton

July 19 , 1958

Native of Oklahoma

Actor Mark Holton was born to American parents in 1958 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the USA. His birthday falls on July 19 & is 62 years old in 2020.


Breakthrough with Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Professional since 1983, Holton made his acting debut with What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon (1983). Later, he came to fame after portraying Francis Buxton in Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985).


Lead role debut in Gacy

After 2 decades of career in the acting industry, Mark Holton earned his lead role as John Wayne Gacy in the 2003 direct-to-DVD film Gacy. The film is a real life story & based on the crimes of a Chicago-based "serial killer" named John Wayne Gacy.


Acting Career Made Him Millionaire

In over 37 years of acting career journey, Mark Holton made 46 acting credits that include work in TV series & films. In late 2020, the 'Gacy' actor has a net worth of $7 million.


The American-born actor Mark Holton made his professional career breakthrough with the role of Francis Buxton in adventure-comedy film Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985). Ever since Holton became professional in 1983, he records 46 acting credits (TV series and movies) through 2020, with the most recent work being the 2018 TV film Leprechaun Returns.

In the majority, he worked in the movies that included notable roles in A League of Their Own (1992), Leprechaun (1993), Gacy (2003), and Hoboken Hollow (2006). Some of the actor's guest appearances in notable TV series are The Young and the Restless, Seinfeld, NCIS, and NYPD Blue.

Mark Holton's Age In 2020

Holton was born on July 19, 1958, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the USA. His birth name is Mark Douglas Holton. An American by nationality, Mark is yet to reveal about his family details. Reportedly, he attended Okmulgee High School and graduated in 1976. Thereafter, he enrolled at  Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

As of October 2020, actor Mark Holton is 62 years old and a height of 5 ft. 7 inches.

Acting Career Debut and Breakthrough- Movies and TV Series

In 1983, Mark made his acting debut through the monster-movie spoof film What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon. Following an appearance in 2 episodes of the TV series Webster (1984- 1985), the American actor was cast as Francis Buxton in Tim Burton-produced film Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) alongside Paul Reubens, E. G. Daily, and Diane Salinger, which became his professional breakthrough.

Moreover, Holton portrayed Chubby in the movie Teen Wolf in 1995, & would appear in its sequel Teen Wolf Too (1987) starring James Hampton, Jason Bateman, and Kim Darby.

Holton CAPTION: Holton as Ozzie Jones in the film Leprechaun (1993) SOURCE: IMDB

Throughout the 90s, Holton worked in supporting roles & came to the mainstream with the movies: 

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
  • A League of Their Own (1992) starring Tom Hanks & Geena Davis
  • Leprechaun (1993) alongside Warwick Davis and Jennifer Aniston
  • My Life (1993) starring Michael Keaton and Nicole Kidman

Lead Role In The Film

The Oklahoma City native earned his first-ever lead role as John Gacy in the direct-to-video film Gacy (2003), based on the crimes of Chicago "serial killer" John Wayne Gacy.

In 2004, he shared the screen with Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, and Natasha Lyonne in the direct-to-DVD horror movie Madhouse. Mark Holton's other film works include Hoboken Hollow (2006), Dreamweaver (2006, TV movie), The Thirst: Blood War (2008), and Leprechaun Returns (2018. TV film).

Over these years, Holton made guest appearances in the TV series Sledge Hammer! (1988), The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1993), Seinfeld (1994), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1996), The Young and the Restless (2001), NCIS (2003), NYPD Blue (2004), and Days of Our Lives (2007).

What Is Holton Doing Now?

As per IMDB, Mark is currently working on his upcoming project Stream (pre-production), a horror film, where he would play Oswald Hansen alongside other casts: Tim Reid, Jeffrey Combs, Felissa Rose, and Daniel Roebuck.

Mark Holton's Relationship Status: Is He Married Or Dating?

The Pee-wee's Big Adventure actor has barely talked about his personal life, especially about his relationships. So far as of 2020, Mark is not officially married and has records of dating or having a girlfriend. Along with not being active on social media platforms like Instagram & Twitter, Holton is cautious to keep his relationship status behind the media radar.

Some online sources claim Mark Holton is allegedly single, but the actor himself never commented on the topic.

He was in an on-screen relationship with actress Joleen Lutz in the 2003 film Gacy, where Lutz played Mark's (portrayed John) on-screen wife Kara Gacy.

How Much Is Mark Holton's Net Worth In 2020?

In October 2020, 62 years old actor Mark Holton has a net worth of $7 million. His major source of income is the acting career that spans over 37 years. With a total of 46 acting credits, Mark grabbed his commercially successful movie appearance in The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988); it made $120 million in the box-office over the budget of $12 million.

Even though the veteran actor never disclosed his payroll, he probably sums up a salary in the 6-digit figure from film works.