Mark Burg is an American film producer and actor, perhaps best known for his work on the Saw series of films and on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.

Mark Burg


Burg was President of Island Pictures in the early '90s and produced many films such as Basketball Diaries (1995), The Sandlot, The Cure, and gave Halle Berry her first leading role, in Strictly Business (1991). In the late '90s, with his producing partner Oren Koules, he created Evolution Entertainment that produces film and television and manages writers, directors and actors. In 2004, with Oren and the late Gregg Hoffman, created the production company Twisted Pictures that mainly focuses on developing and producing horror films. Mark and Oren took a gamble on personally financing the first production of the Saw films which luckily for them, paid off. Mark and Oren received the ShoWest Award in 2007.

Personal life

He was married to actress Troy Beyer and they had one son. After his divorce he began managing and briefly dated Farrah Fawcett (1999–2000).

Filmography (as producer)

  • The Tortured (2010)
  • Saw 3D (2010)
  • Saw VI (2009)
  • Saw V (2008)
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
  • Chain Letter (2008)
  • Two and a Half Men (2003–present) TV series
  • Saw IV (2007) (producer)
  • Dead Silence (2007)
  • Catacombs (2007)
  • Saw III (2006)
  • Love, Inc. (2005–2006) TV Series
  • Saw II (2005)
  • The Casino (2004) TV series
  • Saw (2004)
  • Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
  • Dude... We're Going to Rio (2003)
  • John Q (2002)
  • Run Ronnie Run (2002)
  • Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
  • Good Advice (2001)
  • Lockdown (2000)
  • Black and White (1999)
  • Body Count (1998)
  • The Gingerbread Man (1998)
  • Def Jam's How to Be a Player (1997)
  • B*A*P*S (1997)
  • Eddie (1996)
  • Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
  • The Cure (1995)
  • The Little Death (1995)
  • Airheads (1994)
  • The Sandlot (1993)
  • Strictly Business (1991)
  • Toy Soldiers (1991)
  • Bull Durham (1988)
  • Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
  • Charlie Barnett's Terms of Enrollment (1986)

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