Mark has stated that if he were not an actor, he would be a Social Anthropologist.
Mark Metcalf was born in Ohio but grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mark Metcalf had to audition for the role of the Master three times. The casting director told him that she was convinced he was completely wrong for the part.
Mark has stated that he is a big fan of the television show 24.
Mark has one son with his wife, Libby.
Mark has stated that he only chose theater as his real and final major in college because it was the only class he could pass.
In his freshman year of college, Mark was studying to be an engineer.
Mark had a memorable role in the infamous 1978 movie, National Lampoon's Animal House.
Mark was in the Twisted Sister video, I Wanna Rock.
Mark has one 6 inch action figure based on his Buffy character, The Master. It is called Series 1 The Master and is now sold out.
Mark has stated that his favorite movie is Les Enfants du Paradise.
Mark produced the 1979 movie Head over Heels.
Mark was in the theatrical show Streamers in the mid 1970's.
Mark produced the movie Chilly Scenes of Winter.
Mark appeared in only one episode on Buffy's spin-off show, Angel. He appeared in one of the most memorable episodes, season 2's, Darla.
Mark is currently a movie reviewer for a local Wisconsin radio morning show.
Mark has a restaurant called Libby Montana in which he named after his wife, Libby.
Mark is 6' 2" tall.
(On which is more rewarding as an actor, theater or movies and television)
Mark: Theater is more emotionally rewarding because of the direct involvement with the audience. Television and movies, of course, pay better money.
(After being asked if he always wanted to be an actor)
Mark: I didn't want to be anything for a long time. When I was a sophomore at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, I went over to audition for a play because my roommate was doing it. He said, "Come on, its a good way to meet girls." I was starting to spend too much time in bars, and I thought it would keep me out of bars.