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The Religious Affiliation of Screenwriter, Director
Mark Brown
writer of Barbershop (2002) and other films


Mark Brown (center) appears on stage at a Seventh-day Adventist event.
Photo by Jere Wallack


Mark Brown is a successful African-American screenwriter, director and film producer. His credits as screenwriter include the immensely popular movie Barbershop (2002), as well as State's Evidence (2004) and The Seat Filler (2004). He wrote and directed The Salon (2005) and Two Can Play That Game (2001).

Mark Brown is a Seventh-day Adventist. He attends a Seventh-day Adventist church in Los Angeles. In 2005 he was featured on the program at the Seventh-day Adventist General Conference Session in St. Louis, Missouri as a notable Seventh-day Adventist in Hollywood.

From: "58th General Conference Session Photo Gallery" section, featuring photos from the 2005 Seventh-day Adventist General Conference Session in St. Louis, Missouri; on the Adventist News Network website (http://news.adventist.org/specials/2005/gcsession/2005-07-05/gallery/; viewed 28 October 2005):

[PHOTO CAPTION] (l-r) Stew Harty, producer/director of Faith for Today Television, Mark Brown, producer/director of several well-known Hollywood feature films, and Karen Kirkland, producer/director for Nickelodian, share the Art of Storytelling during a seminar at the SONscreen Film Festival.

[The SONscreen Film Festival is an annual event sponsored by Adventist Communication Network (ACN) under the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.]


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