Birth Name: Mark Derwin
Birth Place: Park Forest, Illinois, USA
Born on Oct. 28, 1960, Derwin was raised in Park Forest, IL, a small village located just south of Chicago. His family moved to New York when he was young, where he was raised in North Salem, a small town just outside of New York City. After graduating from high school, Derwin attended State University of New York at Cobleskill, but left after one semester. He spent the next several years working various jobs around New York City, including construction, driving a truck and carpentry. Although he often pondered a career in acting throughout his life, Derwin had no idea how to pursue one. Things changed dramatically for him in the mid 1980s, when he began to take acting classes conducted by a...