Most recently Mark performed the the role of Erasmus in the world premiere of The Gods of The Ozarks at The Civic Theatre for a quickly sold out run. Also recently filmed the role of Frank Butler in Galway for An Irish Crime Story/ Der Irland-Krimi . An Irish German co-produced television series by Cairde Films and Goodfriends Filmproduktion. Just prior to that Mark was the Tattooist, directed by Ian Power in Rocket Productions short film The Tattoo. Before that Mark was also filming in Galway the role of Judge Lewis in Netfix’s Dominion Creek (USA), which initially air, which initially aired as An Klondike 2 (multiple IFTA winner) on Ireland’s Tg4. Immediately prior he was seen in the featured role of Bill in television movie JFK. The Badge Man Conspiracy, which was screened just after his HBO’s Game of Thrones S6 role. Other film and television featured credits include, Major Oates in Tile Films pilot episode of Jubilee Nurse, the British Col. E.W.E.S.K. Maconchy in 1916: A Soldier’s Song, Mike Mitchel in When Harvey Met Bob (IFTA for Best Single Drama), Dr. Spelvin in Venom Films feature Sanctuary, well as Warden Barnes in the Stephen St. Leger and James Mather directed feature Lock Out produced by Luc Besson. Mark’s stage roles are extensive.
A native Texan and Juilliard graduate with accomplished horse riding skills, stage and film combat experience both hand to hand and firearms.
Watch Mark Tankersley in Episode 1 of An Klondike 2 tonight, TG4 at 9.30pm. Mark appears alongside Tim Murphy (Sons of Anarchy) and Duane Howard (The Revenant)
The feature A Terrible Beauty in which Patrick Aidan Byrne plays the part of Jack Shouldice is premiering in the Dublin International Film festival this Saturday the 16th February at 8.45pm at Cine world Parnell st. Mark Tankersley and Neill Fleming also feature in this highly anticipated new film.
Mark Tankersley recently completed filming the featured role of British Col. E.W.S.K Maconchy in 1916: A Soldier’s Song, premiering in Ireland in this month prior to worldwide distribution