Mark Blankfield
Born (1950-05-08) May 8, 1950 (age 71)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active1979–2003
(m. 1972; div. 1987)

Mark Blankfield (born May 8, 1950) is an American comedic actor from Pasadena, Texas, who is perhaps best known as a regular cast member of the television variety series Fridays. Other work includes roles in Jekyll and Hyde...Together Again, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, and The Jerk, Too, a TV-movie sequel to The Jerk.[2]

Blankfield has also made appearances in television series such as Night Court, The Nutt House,[3] The Jamie Foxx Show, Saved by the Bell, Sledge Hammer!, Crusade, Double Rush, and Arrested Development.

Recurring Characters on Fridays


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  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. (6 January 1984). "TV WEEKEND; 'JERK TOO,' 'BLUE THUNDER'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-11-08.
  3. ^ a b "Mark Blankfield". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-06-22.