Mark Feuerstein (//; born June 8, 1971) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Dr. Henry "Hank" Lawson in USA Network's series Royal Pains (2009–2016). He co-starred as Jacob Anton Ness in the revival of Fox's Prison Break in 2017. He currently produces and stars on the CBS sitcom 9JKL.
Feuerstein in 2009
June 8, 1971 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Spouse(s)||Dana Klein (m. 2005)|
Early life and educationEdit
Feuerstein was born in New York City, the son of Audrey, a school teacher, and Harvey Feuerstein, a lawyer. He was raised in a Jewish family and celebrated his Bar Mitzvah in an Orthodox synagogue. He was a wrestler in high school and won the state championship. Feuerstein attended The Dalton School, and graduated from Princeton University in 1993. He won a Fulbright scholarship and studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and at L'École Phillipe Gaulier in France.
Feuerstein got his break-through on television as a recurring character on the daytime soap opera Loving. When director Nancy Meyers was casting What Women Want, her daughter recognized Feuerstein from Practical Magic (1998), and insisted that her mother cast him. Feuerstein had a recurring role in season 3 as a lawyer on The West Wing, and then returned in seasons 6 and 7. Feuerstein reunited as a love interest with Practical Magic co-star, Sandra Bullock, in the film Two Weeks Notice (2002), but his scenes were later deleted. He was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2003. In January 2009, Feuerstein began appearing in the web series The Hustler on Crackle.
Feuerstein starred in the lead role on the USA Network television show Royal Pains, from 2009 to 2016. He appeared as the super guest host of the June 14, 2010 edition of WWE Raw to promote the Royal Pains episode "Keeping the Faith".
Feuerstein co-created, with his wife, Dana Klein, and stars in the CBS sitcom 9JKL, which debuted in October 2017. Upon release, it received negative reviews from critics, with a 13% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
He married television writer Dana Klein in 2005. They live in Los Angeles and have three children: Lila, Frisco, and Addie.
Film and TelevisionEdit
|1995–96||Loving||Unknown Role||Unknown episodes|
|1996–97||Caroline in the City||Joe DeStefano||8 episodes|
|1997–98||Fired Up||Danny Reynolds||Main cast|
|1997||Guiding Light||Dr. Steven Levine||Unknown episodes|
|1998||Practical Magic||Michael||Small role|
|1998||Conrad Bloom||Conrad Bloom||Main cast|
|1999||The Muse||Josh Martin|
|1999||Giving It Up||Ralph Gagante|
|1999||Sex and the City||Josh||Ep: "They Shoot Single People, Don't They"|
|2000||What Women Want||Morgan Farwell||Small role|
|2000–01||Once and Again||Leo Fisher||5 episodes|
|2000||Ally McBeal||Hammond Deering||Ep: "Pursuit of Loneliness"|
|2000||An American Daughter||Morrow McCarthy|
|2000||Woman on Top||Cliff Lloyd|
|2000||Rules of Engagement||Tom Chandler|
|2001||The Heart Department||Dr. William 'Bump' Daley||CBS pilot, unsold|
|2001–05||The West Wing||Clifford Calley||7 episodes|
|2002||Two Weeks Notice||Rich Beck||Scenes deleted|
|2002–04||Good Morning, Miami||Jake Silver|
|2003||Last Comic Standing||Himself||Ep: "Take Dat, Dave Mordal!"|
|2002||3 Days of Rain||Unknown Role|
|2005||The Closer||Dr. Jerome||Ep: "Flashpoint"|
|2005||In Her Shoes||Simon Stein|
|2005||Law & Order||Eric Speicher||Ep: "Bible Story"|
|2006||3 lbs||Dr. Jonathan Seger||Main cast|
|2006||Masters of Horror||Alex O'Shea||Ep: "Pro-Life"|
|2006||Shut Up and Sing||Greg|
|2007||Shark||Mitchell Latimer||Ep: "Porn Free"|
|2007||Dance Man||Unknown Role|
|2007||On the Lot||Actor||2 episodes|
|2009||The Hustler||The Hustler||Main cast/writer/director|
|2009–16||Royal Pains||Dr. Henry 'Hank' Lawson||Lead role|
|2010||WWE Raw||Himself||Guest host for the June 14 edition; performed botched worm|
|2010||Knucklehead||Eddie Sullivan||Main cast|
|2010||Love Shack||Marty Sphincter||Main cast|
|2014||Friends with Better Lives||Simon||1 episode|
|2014||Life Partners||Casey||Main cast|
|2014||In Your Eyes||Phillip Porter||Main cast|
|2015||Nurse Jackie||Barry Wolfe|
|2015||Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant||Larry Gaye||Also producer|
|2017||Prison Break (Season 5)||Jacob Anton Ness||Main cast|
|2017||Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later||Mark|
|2017||9JKL||Josh Roberts||lead role, producer, and show creator|
- "Dana Klein, Mark Feuerstein". The New York Times. 10 July 2005.
- Naomi Pfefferman (7 February 2008). "Theater: Mark Feuerstein is the "Some Girls" guy". JewishJournal.com. Retrieved 2011-06-22.
- "The envelope, please ...Mark Feuerstein '93". Princeton Alumni Weekly. 4 March 2009. Retrieved 2011-06-22.
- "'Royal' role: Tiger of the Week: Mark Feuerstein '93". Princeton Alumni Weekly. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 2011-06-22.
- Greg Hernandez (8 August 2009). "Saturday Morning Man: Mark Feuerstein!". Greg in Hollywood. Retrieved 2011-06-22.
- Vander Wal, Chris (5 February 2009). "The Hustler Seeks the Funny In Revenge". NewTeeVee Station. The GigaOM Network. Archived from the original on 26 February 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- "CHARACTER PROFILE: Dr. Hank Lawson". Royal Pains official site. USA Network. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- "Another RAW Guest Host Revealed". USA Network. 20 May 2010. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
- 9JKL, retrieved 2017-11-10