Mark Acheson, father and grandfather. Has been a working actor since graduating from theater school at age 17. He has over 150 professional credits in his almost half century career and is still working today.
Q. If you could give your past self some advice, what would you tell yourself?
Savor every moment
Q. When you first started your career, how did you know you were ready and what made you start?
I get butterflies before every performance but it was what I was born to do
Q. What or who has been your greatest influence in business?
Q. What is your number one business goal to accomplish this year?
My next role.
Q. What do you have going on that you’d like to share?
A screenplay I co-wrote and will direct, star in and provide coffee
Q. Where do you see yourself in five years? How do you envision your future?
On a beach or back on stage, hopefully both but not at the same time
Q. What is your favourite thing about what you do in your career and why?
To experience all of my emotions.
Q. Do you have a mantra or phrase you live by? What is it?
From the film Bonnie and Clyde “Ain’t life grand!”
Q. What is your number one priority when it comes to your career and daily work?
Make it as authentic as possible.
Q. What keeps you motivated on a daily basis?