Flip Mark

Philip Mark Goldberg (born December 22, 1948), known professionally as Flip Mark, is an American former child actor.[1] He was mostly active in the 1960s.

Flip Mark
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Mark in Guestward, Ho! (1961)
Born
Philip Mark Goldberg

(1948-12-22) December 22, 1948 (age 72)
OccupationChild actor
Years active1957–1972

Mark's first role was at the age of ten as "Flip Rhinelander" in the 1959 film The Journey, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. That same year, he appeared as Robbie Adams in "Another Day Another Dollar" of the NBC anthology series Alcoa Theatre. In 1960, he played 11-year-old George MacKay in the Doris Day and David Niven film, Please Don't Eat the Daisies. In the 1959-1960, television season, Mark appeared five times with Jon Provost as play-mate "Flip Rogers" on the CBS series, Lassie in episodes entitled "The Whopper", "Alias Jack and Joe", "Champ", "The Alligator", and "The Wallaby".[2]

In 1960, Mark appeared as "Junior" in the episode "My Brother, the Hero" of the NBC sitcom, The Tab Hunter Show.. In 1961, Mark appeared as "Dennis" in the episode "A Friend to Man" of the syndicated television series The Brothers Brannagan. He also appeared as "Tommy" in the January 22, 1961, episode "Jack at Supermarket" of CBS's The Jack Benny Program.[2]

Mark was also cast as Brook Hooten on Guestward Ho!. Thereafter, he appeared in guest shots in four CBS series, Have Gun - Will Travel, The Andy Griffith Show, General Electric Theater, and My Favorite Martian.

In the 1962-1963 season, he had a regular role as Larry Walker in CBS's Fair Exchange.[2]

In 1964, Mark appeared as 15-year-old Kenny Hallop in the episode "Taps for a Dead War" of ABC's drama The Fugitive.[3] The same year, he appeared as Kenny Benjamin in the episode "The Special One" of the ABC science fiction series The Outer Limits.[4]

From 1964-1969, Mark guest starred in several sitcoms, The Lucy Show in the episode "Lucy and the Missing Stamp"[5] and Mister Ed on CBS, The Patty Duke Show on ABC, and The Mothers-in-Law on NBC. He then appeared as Fitzgibbons in the 1966 episode "The State v. Chip Douglas" of CBS's My Three Sons.[2]

From 1965-1966, Mark appeared as the first Steven Olson in the NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives. In 1968, he guest starred as Jerry Frye in "The Good Thieves" of ABC's The Big Valley. Mark's final screen roles were on CBS's Mission: Impossible as a delivery man (uncredited) and in the episode "The Bullet" of ABC's The Streets of San Francisco.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

As he stated in an interview with Jason47 in 2014, by 1972 he entered a travel agency, where he maintained on till 2000, when his first wife died of cancer. Doing this job he became flight attendant, and later taught people for that job.

Since then, being 66 years old, he began working as an operator in the 911 service of the Phoenix Police Department in Arizona.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flip Mark". TV.com. Retrieved April 13, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Flip Mark". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved April 13, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "The Fugitive: "Taps for a Dead War"". IMDB. Retrieved April 13, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "The Outer Limits: "The Special One"". IMDB. Retrieved April 13, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Flip Mark Filmography". Fandango.com. Retrieved April 13, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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