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Mark Gagliardi
Biography
A performer at heart, Mark Gagliardi has acted in over 200 plays. Originally from Tennessee, Gagliardi completed his training at the Second City Conservatory before earning a BFA in acting from the theater school at DePaul University.

Following graduation, Gagliardi was cast in National Lampoon's: Lemmings and played the role of the Genie in Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular at Disney's California Adventure. He is perhaps best known for his role as Croach the Tracker in The Thrilling Adventure Hour, a monthly live hit show and podcast at Largo, a Los Angeles nightclub located in the former Coronet Theatre.

Gagliardi still performs improv regularly, having appeared at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and iO West as well as SF Sketchfest, San Francisco's comedy festival. In addition, he hosts his own podcast, We Got This with Mark & Hal.

On television, Gagliardi's voice can be recognized as the narrator behind the Emmy Award-winning Drunk History and as characters on Star vs. the Forces of Evil, The Venture Bros., and DC Super Friends.

Currently, Gagliardi resides in Los Angeles. His hobbies include cooking, camping, yoga, and bar trivia. He can repair his own cars and recite all 45 American presidents in order. Gagliardi has produced a fundraiser for the non-profit BuildOn, which empowers at-risk American teenagers by sending them to impoverished nations to build schools.

His birthday is April 26. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @markgags.