Mark McKinney’s most recent feature films include Guy Maddin’s Saddest Music In The World and Scott Smith’s Falling Angels, which garnered him an Actra Award nomination for outstanding performance by a male. Other features include The Ladies Man, Superstar, Out of Towners, with Goldie Hawn and Steve Martin, Spiceworld, Dog Park, which earned Mark the Gemini Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2000 and Kelly Makin’s Kids In The Hall ‘Brain Candy’.
On the small screen, McKinney was a creator; writer and principal cast member in the hit comedy sketch show Kids In The Hall. In 1990 McKinney received a Cable Ace Award for Best Actor and in 1994 Kids In The Hall received the Golden Rose of Montreaux (Int’l) Award for Best Comedy Series and Best Overall Series. After completing Kids In The Hall he joined Saturday Night Live for three seasons as a principal cast member.
Mark McKinney has starred in numerous television series including Kids In The Hall: Death Comes to Town, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Slings and Arrows, Hatching Matching and Dispatching, and Robson Arms. As well, he was Executive Producer and Showrunner for the award winning hit comedy series Less Than Kind.
Over the years, Mark has received six Gemini Awards for Writing and Acting for his work in Kids In The Hall.