Mark Benninghofen has been an award-winning professional stage, screen and television actor since 1982. After a strong start in New York City, where he appeared Off Broadway in Larry Ketron’s Asian Shade and Fresh Horses at the WPA Theater and Twelfth Night at Lincoln Center, Mark was asked to join the prestigious acting company at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis in 1985. His Guthrie credits include: Juno and the Paycock, Born Yesterday, Appomattox, Time Stands Still, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide, Great Expectations, St. Joan, Cyrano, The Merry Wives of Windsor. Other Minneapolis credits include: Tyrone and Ralph (Production Ivey Award) at the History Theatre, Compulsion at MJTC, Shooting Star at Park Square, The Hot House for Dark & Stormy Productions and most recently the title role in Sweeney Todd at Theater Latte Da.TV and Film: Movie Stars, Frasier, Drew Carey, Chicago Hope, The Public Domain, Wilson, La Stanza Accanto, Older Than America and Herman, USA. Mark lives in Minnesota with his wife and their two teenaged sons.
Mark Benninghofen has spent the past 30 years in advertising on both sides of the mic. As a nationally recognized voice-over artist, Mark has lent his voice to over 4,500 television and radio commercials for clients including Coca Cola, Pizza Hut, Hormel, Best Buy, Time Magazine, Purina, Timex, Allianz, Miller Lite, American Express, Burger King and H&R Block. Mark was tempted over to the creative side by Craig Wiese back in 1988, where he wrote and produced hundreds of commercials that garnered numerous Association, Clio and London International awards. Mark is the President of Shout Radio Productions.