Mark Tierno has an extensive experience in theater and film, along with commercials and voiceovers. Most recently he has been cast in a supporting role in the Sony Pictures Television series “A League Of Their Own” with Abbi Jacobson and Nick Offerman and based the 1992 movie of the same name. Also a co-lead role as the nun Sister Deedee in the comedy TV pilot “Evil Tan House” written and directed by television writer Chris Potoki and currently in production.
He can currently be seen as co-lead in the psychological murder mystery “A Fancy Piece Of Homicide” now screening on Amazon Prime along with the supporting role of terrified dental patient Jake in the romantic comedy “That’s Amore” now also showing on Amazon.
He also just recently completed a NYU (New York University) Tisch Graduate School of Film production “Farini” as the lead title character (2021/Leo Gastel).
Also he is pre-cast in a supporting role in “116 MacDougal” now in pre-production and set in the 1960s Greenwich Village at the famed musical coffeehouse the Gaslight.
Other film work includes the co-leading role in the SYFY Network’s original retro action series “The Mercury Men” written and directed by Chris Preksta, appearing as Edward Borman a lowly bureaucrat who must fight alongside seasoned space traveler Jack Yeager (Curt Wootton) after being trapped when aliens threaten Earth by seizing his office building to operate their doomsday device the Gravity Engine. The award winning short “Milkman” in the title role; and “Lift” opposite French star Dominique Pinon (Amelie, Delicatessen). Written and directed by Hughes Dalton and Jeff Garton “Lift” is the touching story of an eccentric elevator operator (Pinon) who enters a radio station’s contest conducted by the DJ (Mark Tierno) to win the love of a woman. “Lift” was the winner of 20 first prize ‘Best Of’ film festival awards.
In theater he originated the role of Mr. Blue in the sole officially sanctioned world stage premiere of Quentin Taratino’s “Reseroir Dogs” which, originally scheduled for a short run, played continuously to sold-out audiences for several months.
Other roles include Cheswick in Dale Wasserman’s adaptation of “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” Fr. Dowd in “Bless Me Father” for Manhattan Theater Club, and Hoffman in the moving Holocaust drama set in Auschwitz “The Grey Zone” by Tim Blake Nelson.
He also has many years performing improv comedy including being a founding member of the troupes “The Uninvited Company” and later “The Thankless Review.” He studied with Second City co-founder Paul Sills.