Mark Neveldine

Mark Neveldine (born May 11, 1973) is an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and camera operator. He is best known for frequently collaborating with Brian Taylor as Neveldine/Taylor.

Mark Neveldine
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Neveldine in 2011
Born (1973-05-11) May 11, 1973 (age 49)
Watertown, New York, United States
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter, camera operator
Years active2006–present
(m. 2009)

Early life and educationEdit

Neveldine was born in Watertown, New York, to Tom Neveldine and Carolyn Dowd Fitzpatrick. He attended college at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where he studied drama and psychology.[1][2][citation needed]


After graduating, he moved to Manhattan, where he began his career as an actor, writer, and director of nearly thirty productions. He subsequently transitioned into film work, becoming a cinematographer on music videos, documentaries and a television pilot.[3]

Neveldine directed Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, the sequel to the Marvel Comics' superhero film Ghost Rider, alongside partner Brian Taylor.[4]

Film critic Armond White praises the Neveldine-Taylor collaborations as "avant-garde".[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Neveldine married actress Alison Lohman in Watertown, New York on August 19, 2009, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. They have three children together.[6]


With Brian Taylor

Year Title Director Writer Producer Camera
2006 Crank Yes Yes executive Yes
2008 Pathology No Yes Yes Yes
2009 Crank: High Voltage Yes Yes executive Yes
Gamer Yes Yes executive Yes
2010 Jonah Hex No Yes No No
2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Yes No No Yes

Solo works

Year Title Director Producer Camera
2015 The Vatican Tapes Yes No No
2016 Officer Downe No Yes No Also actor
2022 Panama Yes No Yes


  1. ^ "#140 Hobart and William Smith Colleges -". Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "Nev and Chev Back for Sequel - Hobart and William Smith Colleges". Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Southern, Nathan. "Mark Neveldine – Biography". Allmovie. Retrieved November 28, 2008.
  4. ^ Lesnick, Silas (July 16, 2010). "Neveldine and Taylor Confirmed for Ghost Rider 2". Superhero Hype. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  5. ^ White, Armond. "Armond White reviews Jonah Hex, best movie to open this week". Archived from the original on November 1, 2018. Retrieved February 3, 2012.
  6. ^ Reuben, Emily (2018). "Whatever happened to the star of Drag Me to Hell". Looper. Retrieved November 28, 2013.

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