Mark McKinney
Mark McKinney
Date of Birth: June 26, 1959
Years on SNL: 1995-1997

Mark Douglas Brown McKinney (born June 26, 1959) is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for his work in the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall. Following the run of their television series (1989 to 1995) and feature film (Brain Candy), he went on to star in Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1997. From 2003 to 2006, he co-created, wrote and starred in the acclaimed mini-series Slings and Arrows, a TV show about a Canadian theatre company struggling to survive while a crazy genius director haunted by his dead mentor helps the actors find authenticity in their acting.

After his retirement from SNL, he appeared in several films such the SNL spinoffs Superstar, The Ladies Man and A Night at the Roxbury with fellow cast members Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Tim Meadows and Molly Shannon. McKinney also starred opposite Isabella Rossellini in Guy Maddin's acclaimed tragicomedy The Saddest Music in the World. He also appeared in the Spice Girls' movie Spiceworld, after when they musical guests on the show in the 22nd Season.



  • Drunk salesman
  • Ian Daglers
  • Leslie Attebury (I)
  • Lucien Callow
  • Melaine
  • Steve


  • Al Gore
  • Barney Frank
  • Bela Karolyi
  • Bill Gates
  • Candace Gingrich
  • Charlie Rose
  • Chris Hardwick
  • David Brinkley
  • David Charvet
  • Ellen DeGeneres
  • Greg Norman
  • Gus Van Sant
  • Harry Browne
  • Jim Carrey
  • Jim Miklaszewski
  • Joseph Hazelwood
  • Lance Ito
  • Mark Russell
  • Martin Bashir
  • Mel Gibson
  • Michael Musto
  • Pat Buchanan
  • Paul Shaffer
  • Simon Coombs
  • Slobodan Milosevic
  • Steve Forbes
  • Ted Turner
  • Tim Robbins
  • Wolf Blitzer

SNL CareerEdit

  • 1995-1997: Repertory Player (first: January/14/1995)
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