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|Known for:||One Life to Live, Another World, The Business of Strangers|
|Birthday:||3 October 1961, New Haven, Connecticut, USA|
|Height:||6' 2" 1.88 m|
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TriviaHe is the older brother of Paul Giamatti. Is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. He has twice played in The Legends and Celebrity Softball Game as part of The Major League All Star Game, in both Pittsburgh (2006) and San Francisco (2007). He was the Captain of his high school varsity swimming team, as a senior, at Hopkins, in New Haven, Connecticut. Received the Carol Dye Award for Excellence in Acting upon his graduation from The Yale School Of Drama. His bass recording work includes sessions with such distinguished musicians as Doug Pettibone, Lucinda Williams, Don Heffington, Bob Dylan, Skip Edwards, Dwight Yoakum, James Brown and drummer Otis Hayes. Marcus' great grandfather, Commodore Alfred Brown, was the first and only man to swim the Panama Canal. This was accomplished with permission from President Teddy Roosevelt in 1913, before the canal was opened to commercial traffic. His grandfather, Abram E. Smith, was the head football coach at Plainfield High School, in New Jersey, from 1943 to 1968. One of his players was Olympic Decathalon Champion Milton Campbell. Marcus received his Actor's Equity card at The Williamstown Theater Festival in 1987. Has performed many of Shakespeare's greatest roles from Henry in "Henry V", to the tittle role in "Macbeth", to Bottom in a Midsummer Night's Dream, and Silvius in "As You Like It'". Brother-in-law of Elizabeth Giamatti. Marcus was a bass student of Jim Stinnett, and The Stinnett School Of Music, an affiliate of The Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Marcus originated the role of Tom Jackson, in the debut Broadway production of Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony nominated play, The Young Man From Atlanta.