MARC UNGER brings nearly 30 years of experience to his work as writer, national headlining comedian, actor and filmmaker.
His television credits include a recurring role as a reporter on the Emmy award winning HBO series “VEEP” where he has had the opportunity to share the screen with Julia Louise Dreyfus, Matt Walsh aa well as other principle cast members.. Most recently, Marc co-created and stars in the hit series “Thespian” which has received overwhelmingly positive reviews and has a 4.8 rating on IMDB. The first two seasons of the show are available on Amazon and Amazon Prime.
Marc’s an accomplished theatre actor as well and has worked with many acclaimed television and film actors including Academy Award nominated actor John Hawkes, Paul Dooley, Jamie Denton, Billy Gardell, Annabella Fields and Frank Whaley. Theatre credits include Cowboy Mouth (directed by former “House” star Jennifer Morrison), a staged reading of “Den of Thieves” directed by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis as well as many other productions in Chicago, Los Angeles, NYC and Baltimore.
With three solo theatre shows already to his credit, Marc premiered his latest one man play “Drinking Up the Pieces” at Theatre Project in Baltimore. The serio-comedic piece explores Marc’s nearly two years struggle with major depression and his nightly visits to a local dive bar. It’s directed by Rain Pryor, daughter of the legendary comedian Richard Pryor and an acclaimed actress in her own right. Plans for the show include an extended run in New York City as well as showcasing the critically acclaimed piece at festivals around the world.
Marc’s writing and film directing credits include two optioned screenplays (“Adam’s Rock” and “Go With the Dog”)” as well as several short films. His first directorial effort, a short film called “The Filchaks Take a Gamble”, a piece which he also wrote and costarred was called “funny… infectious… memorable” by filmthreat.com, one of the leading online movie review sites and this quirky, dark comedy was featured at film festivals including the Sarasota Film Festival and Cinequest online.