Mark Lewis is an American filmmaker, director, producer and actor who has worked in both television and film. He has directed a number of award-winning films, including The Gunman (2015), United Passions (2014), and The Queen of Hollywood Blvd (2006).
Lewis was born in Los Angeles, California in 1969. He attended the University of Southern California, where he studied film and television. After graduating, he worked as an assistant director on television shows such as The West Wing, ER, and NYPD Blue.
In 1997, Lewis wrote and directed his first feature film, The Queen of Hollywood Blvd. The movie was a darkly comedic look at the lives of three female Hollywood hopefuls and their pursuits of fame. The film received critical acclaim and was named one of the best independent films of the year by The New York Times.
In 2006, Lewis wrote and directed The Gunman, a dark drama about a former soldier who finds himself caught in the middle of a dangerous game. The film was praised for its intense action sequences and strong performances. It also earned Lewis a Directors Guild of America nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Feature Film.
In 2014, Lewis directed United Passions, a dramatic film about the history of the FIFA world soccer organization. The film was criticized for its poor production values and was a box-office failure. Despite this, Lewis received praise for his direction and won the Best Director award at the 2014 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.
In addition to his work in film and television, Lewis is also an accomplished actor. He has appeared in a number of films, including The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) and The Big Sick (2017).
Mark Lewis has established himself as one of the most talented filmmakers working in Hollywood today. He is known for his visual style and his ability to tell compelling stories with a unique and personal point of view. His films have been praised for their realism and emotional depth. He continues to work in both film and television, and is a highly sought-after director.