Mark Russell

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Birthday
23, 1932
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1932 (age 87)
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY

About

Piano-playing political satirist who is known for his series of PBS specials, aired live at least four times a year between 1975 and 2004. In 2010 he retired from public performances but came out of retirement in 2013.

Before Fame

He grew up in Buffalo, New York before moving to Florida briefly after high school. He later served in the United States Marines after attending George Washington University for a month.

Trivia

In 1994 he argued in front of the Supreme Court that song parodies were protected under fair use and won.

Family Life

He has three children with his wife.

Associated With

He made comedy albums about Richard Nixon.