Mark Wolper – President and Executive Producer. THE WOLPER ORGANIZATION, under the leadership of Mark Wolper, has been responsible for over 500 films, which have won more than 150 awards, including two Oscars, 50 Emmys, seven Golden Globes, five Peabody’s, and recognition and retrospectives from Cannes and other respected international film festivals.
Veteran filmmaker Mark Wolper has been producing for film and television for more than 30 years. As president of the Wolper Organization, he has been involved in many high-profile projects, including the Academy Award-winning crime drama “L.A. Confidential,” starring Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey and Kim Basinger; the multiple Emmy-nominated miniseries “The Mists of Avalon,” starring Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies and Joan Allen; “The Thorn Birds,” starring Richard Chamberlain and the Emmy-nominated and NAACP-winning miniseries “Queen,” starring Halle Berry.
Wolper’s extensive producing credits also include “Helter Skelter,” “Salem’s Lot,” “Murder in Mississippi” and the Emmy-nominated special “Penn & Teller: Bullshit!”
Mark has most recently completed 100 episodes of “Bait Car” for TruTV and is currently in production on the 3rd season of A&E’s hit show “Bates Motel.”
He began his career in 1981 as an independent producer, working with such studios as Warner Bros., Showtime, MGM, and Disney on projects ranging from short films and documentaries to miniseries and foreign feature films.
In 1987, he joined his father, David Wolper – a well-known filmmaker who founded the company in 1958 – in leading The Wolper Organization.