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John Stark Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Stark has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the media production industry

Due to his passion for his field and his interest in industry growth, John Stark belongs to the Screen Actors Guild, the Actors Equity Association and the British Actors Equity Association.

    CALABASAS, CA, September 01, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John Stark with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Stark celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Drawing upon several decades of industry experience, Mr. Stark is celebrated for his unique and varied contributions to theatre and film. His passion for the field began in high school when he discovered a love for performing sketches for his peer group, and he went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Arizona in 1958. In 1966, he founded John Stark Productions in Ojai, CA, serving this company for several years to come as producer, director, writer and actor and consistently bringing to the table creative versatility and skill.

Throughout his career's progression, Mr. Stark produced and directed more than forty plays in such notable locations as London, Los Angeles, New York City and Canada. Through these plays, which include "Agony," "Family Glembay," "The Iceman Cometh," "Electra," "Just Wild About Harry" and "Name Day," he has provided the national and international theatrical community with persistence, quality and a strong sense of creative integrity. In 1982, he produced "An Evening with Stephen Leacock," a play, album and television special that was recognized with a Juno Award and a Critics' Choice recognition at the Edinburgh Festival. Mr. Stark pursued an international tour with this production and received widespread acclaim for his wit and multifaceted skill set.

Among his other recognitions and honors, Mr. Stark received an Independent Film and Video Award for "Chekov & Maria," which he produced in 2007. Due to his passion for his field and his interest in industry growth, he belongs to the Screen Actors Guild, the Actors Equity Association and the British Actors Equity Association. Mr. Stark is in the process of producing three films, one of which explores a revolt caused by mistreatment of pacifist Russian immigrants who settled in British Columbia.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Stark has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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