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Mark McKinney

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Birth Name: Mark McKinney
Born: 06/26/1959
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, CA

The well-traveled son of a diplomat, McKinney dropped out of college and broke into comedy at a Calgary, Canada, theater, where he met Bruce McCulloch and formed The Audience. The duo left for Toronto in 1983, where they eventually teamed up with Dave Foley, Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald to form The Kids in the Hall. Toronto native and famed creator of "Saturday Night Live", Lorne Michaels saw their act and launched their TV show on Canadian TV in 1989. (It played on CBS, HBO and Comedy Central in the USA.)

The Kids in the Hall were known for their arcane pop references, and their use of not so much drag as male transformations into female characters--a shtick in which all participated... Continue Bio >>


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