Mark Benjamin is a renowned American director, producer, and writer. He is best known for his work on films such as The Hangover, The Hangover Part II, The Hangover Part III, We're the Millers, and Horrible Bosses.
Mark was born in 1963 in Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned his bachelor's degree in film. He then went on to attend the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television. After graduating, he began working as an assistant director on several films, including Rush Hour and The Wedding Singer.
In 2003, he made his directorial debut with the comedy-drama The Big Empty. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning him a nomination for Best Director at the Independent Spirit Awards.
He then directed the 2009 comedy The Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis. The film was a massive hit, grossing over $467 million worldwide and earning him a nomination for Best Director at the MTV Movie Awards. He went on to direct the sequels, The Hangover Part II and The Hangover Part III, which were also successful.
In 2011, he directed the comedy-drama We're the Millers, starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis. The film was a box office smash, grossing over $270 million worldwide.
In 2013, he directed the comedy Horrible Bosses, starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis. The film was a hit, grossing over $209 million worldwide.
In addition to directing films, Mark has also produced several projects, including The Hangover Part III and We're the Millers.
Throughout his career, Mark has won several awards, including Best Director at the MTV Movie Awards for The Hangover and Best Director at the Independent Spirit Awards for The Big Empty.
Mark Benjamin is one of the most successful directors in Hollywood today. He is known for his ability to create entertaining and successful films that audiences love. His films have earned him critical acclaim and commercial success, making him one of the most sought-after directors in the industry.