Mark Jones (filmmaker)

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Mark Jones (born January 17, 1953 in Los Angeles) is an American screenwriter, film director, television director, film producer, and television producer. He wrote and directed Leprechaun (1993), about the fairy tale character, beginning the horror franchise of the same name, which includes eight films in total. He also directed and co-wrote the horror film Rumpelstiltskin, also based on a fairy tale, and directed numerous television series such as The A-Team and The Highwayman. Jones wrote and directed the 2007 film Triloquist and the 2013 film Scorned.

Mark Jones
Mark Robert Jones

(1953-01-17) January 17, 1953 (age 68)
OccupationWriter • Director • Producer • Actor
Years active1976-present
Known forfilm • television
Notable work
Leprechaun (film series)



Year Title Director Writer Producer Actor Role
1993 Leprechaun Yes Yes
1994 Leprechaun 2 Yes
1995 Rumpelstiltskin Yes Yes
2004 Quiet Kill Yes
2008 Triloquist Yes Yes Yes Yes Goofy Guy
2013 Scorned Yes Yes Yes Cop Holding Bootsie


Year Title Director Writer Story
Producer Network Notes
1976 Ark II Yes CBS Episode: "The Tank"
1977 The Skatebirds Stories unknown episodes
1977 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels Yes ABC unknown episodes
1977 The All-New Super Friends Hour Yes 2 episodes
1977 What's New, Mr. Magoo? Yes CBS 16 episodes
1978 Scooby's Laff-A Lympics Stories ABC unknown episodes
1978 Yogi's Space Race Stories NBC unknown episodes
1978 The All-New Popeye Hour Stories CBS unknown episodes
1978 Fangface Yes ABC Episode: "A Heap of Trouble"
1978 Buford and the Galloping Ghost Stories NBC unknown episodes
1978 Dinky Dog Stories CBS 16 episodes
1979–1980 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show Stories Yes ABC unknown episodes
1981 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo Stories unknown episodes
1980–1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Yes Yes NBC story editor (10 episodes)

writer (9 episodes)

1981 Heathcliff Stories ABC urknown episodes
1981–1982 The Fall Guy Yes 3 episodes
1982 The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour Stories Executive urknown episodes
1983 The Powers of Matthew Star Yes NBC Episode: "The Road Rebels"
1983 The Puppy's Further Adventures Yes Executive Yes ABC urknown episodes
1983 Mister T Yes NBC Episode: "Mystery of the Golden Medallion"
1983 Saturday Supercade Story CBS Episode: "The Incredible Shrinking Ape"
1983–1984 The Rousters Yes NBC 4 episodes
1983 Rubik, the Amazing Cube Story Executive Yes ABC Story editor and producer (episode: "Super Power Lisa")

Story (episode: "Honolulu Rubik")

1984 Riptide Yes Yes NBC 9 episodes (story editor)
3 episodes (written by)
1984 Turbo Teen Yes ABC Episode: "Turbo Thieves"
1984–1985 The A-Team Yes Yes NBC 24 episodes (story editor)
8 episodes (written by)
1985 Hunter Yes 2 episodes
1985 Misfits of Science Yes Episode: "Lost Link"
1985–1986 Knight Rider Yes 3 episodes
1987 A.L.F. Yes Episode: "Two for the Brig"
1987 Wereworlf Yes FOX 2 episodes
1988 The Highwayman Yes Yes NBC writer (episode: "Summer of '45")

producer (unrknown episodes)

1988 Police Academy: The Series Yes Syndicated Episode: "Cops and Robots"
1988 The Road Raiders Yes unknown Television film
1989–1990 Superboy Yes Executive Syndicated 4 episodes
1991 James Bond Jr. Yes Yes 2 episodes
1993 Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa Yes ABC 3 episodes
1994 High Tide Yes Syndicated urknown episodes
1994–1995 Mega Man Yes 2 episodes
1995 Skysurfer Strike Force Yes Yes 3 episodes
1997–1998 NightMan Yes Yes director (3 episodes)

writer (episode: "Nightwoman")

2016 Nature Yes Yes Discovery Channel Episode: "Natural Born Hustlers: The Hunger Hustlers"

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