Mark Bennington

Mark Bennington Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 8, 2024

Date of Birth

20 / March / 1976


48 Years


• Actor • Photographer • Drummer • Author

Mark Bennington, born on March 20, 1976 (Saturday), is a versatile professional known for his roles as an actor, photographer, drummer, and author.

Mark Bennington Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

His career spans various mediums, including English and Hindi films and television. He made his English film debut in “And Then Came Summer” (2000) and his Hindi film debut in “Detective Byomkesh Bakshi” (2015). Mark gained recognition for his role as Donze in the Hindi OTT series “Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo” (2023).

Early Life

Mark Bennington spent his early years dividing his time between Davis, California, and South Sacramento. Inspired by John Travolta’s performance in ‘Saturday Night Fever’ at the age of 8, he developed a passion for performing arts, initially uncertain whether to pursue dance, acting, or music. Eventually focusing on acting, he participated in school stage productions and later enrolled in the New Actor Workshop in New York at 18, setting the foundation for his career in theatre and eventually television.


Mark Bennington attended Davis Senior High School in Davis, California. He later pursued his education at the New Actors Workshop in New York, earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting.


Mark Bennington was born on March 20, 1976 (Saturday), in Davis, California. As of 2024, he is 48 years old and is an American by nationality. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Physical Stats

Mark Bennington stands approximately 183 cm tall (1.83 m, 6′ 0″) with moss-green eyes and dark blonde hair.

Wife and Children

Mark Bennington has been married to Taapsi Ramchandani, CEO of Poocho, since their wedding on December 21, 2013. They have two daughters named Yodhi and Yaari.


Mark Bennington’s father is Kent Bennington, a psychologist, and his mother is Cynthia Selby, an educator and activist. Information about his siblings is not publicly known.

Mark Bennington with his Father Kent Bennington

Mark Bennington with his Father Kent Bennington

Mark Bennington with his Mother Cynthia Selby

Mark Bennington with his Mother Cynthia Selby

Mark Bennington with his wife Taapsi Ramchandani

Mark Bennington with his wife Taapsi Ramchandani

Mark Bennington with his Daughter Yodhi

Mark Bennington with his Daughter Yodhi

Mark Bennington Daughter Yaari

Mark Bennington’s Daughter Yaari


Mark Bennington has forged a diverse career spanning acting, photography, and literature. After honing his craft at the New Actor Workshop in New York, he immersed himself in French experimental theatre and collaborated with esteemed directors like Diane Paulus. Transitioning to television, he appeared in notable series such as Titans and Star Trek: Voyager before shifting his focus to photography. His acclaimed project, America 2.0, brought attention to Muslim youth in New York City. Mark continues to explore creative avenues, showcasing his talent across multiple artistic disciplines.

Film List

  • The Road Trip (2015) – Role: Mark
  • Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) – Role: Unknown
  • Death Wish (2018) – Role: Unknown
  • Cafe (2016) – Role: Jack
  • And Then Came Summer (2000) – Role: Kevin

TV Show List

  • I.P. (2001)
  • Titans (2000)
  • Star Trek: Voyager (2001)
  • NYPD Blue (2004)
  • Charmed (2001)
  • Chandrashekhar (2018)

Net Worth

The net worth of Mark Bennington is not publicly disclosed or known.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mark Bennington

  • When he started doing photography at the age of 33, he had no interest left in acting. He stopped taking up the roles that he was offered.
  • In 2019, Mark made a comeback to the theatre world after a 16-year hiatus. He directed ‘The Mumbai Terror Attacks’ by Jeff Goldberg at The Royal Opera House in Mumbai.
  • In 2017, he came back to India for a book launch. During this visit, his friend Shruti was casting for the film “Parmanu” and insisted that he take a role.
  • In 2016, he wrote the photography book “Living the Dream: The Life of the ‘Bollywood’ Actor,” published by HarperCollins. Initially, he thought of capturing the lives of actors in LA for his book, but later, he decided to work with Bollywood actors in Mumbai. He met more than 100 Bollywood actors for his book.
  • He worked as a full-time drummer for a rock band named ’50 Cent Haircut’ from October 2005 to November 2010. It was a highly popular band in Los Angeles at that time. He played over 400 shows and recorded 3 albums with the band.
  • He has been ranked among the ‘Top 10’ photographers for actor headshots in both Los Angeles and New York.
  • He appeared in Bollywood films including Kesari (2019), Commando 3 (2019), Bhangra Paa Le (2020), Angrezi Medium (2020), and Gandhi Godse Ek Yudh (2023). He is scheduled to appear in two other films in 2024 including Indian 2 and Heeramandi.
  • From May 2014 to June 2015, he served as an adjunct professor of photography at S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, New York. His photography was displayed in various locations worldwide, including Jerusalem, Rome, Tokyo, New York City, Hudson, San Francisco, Berlin, and London.
  • Following that, he secured three more film projects, a couple of web series, and a TV show – a total of about 11 projects in just two months. Realizing the potential for work in India, he decided to move here. His wife was also eager to return to complete her dissertation.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Davis, California
Children Daughter(s): Yodhi, Yaari
Eye Color Moss Green
Hair Color Dark Blonde
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Kent Bennington, Mother: Cynthia Selby
Profession • Actor • Photographer • Drummer • Author
Siblings Not Known
Spous Taapsi Ramchandani
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Pisces


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