Mark Rosewater

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Birthday
25, 1967
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Best known as the leading designer of the popular Magic: The Gathering card game, he also worked on such Magic series spinoff games as Urza's Destiny, Shadowmoor, and Dark Ascension.

Before Fame

After graduating from Boston University with a degree in communications, he moved to Los Angeles with the aim of becoming a Hollywood screenwriter. During his early years, he also booked professional gigs as a magician.

Trivia

In the early 2000s, he began writing a magicthegathering.com column titled "Making Magic."

Family Life

He was raised in a Jewish family in Pepper Pike, Ohio. His marriage to Lora Rosewater resulted in two daughters (Rachel and Sarah) and one son (Adam).

Associated With

During the early 1990s, he was a member of the television writing staff of comedienne Roseanne Barr's popular, self-titled television series.