Since starting his career in early 2000 Marcus Thomas has successfully acted in numerous films with substantial actors and directors, many of whom have won or have been nominated for an academy award.

Fluent in five languages Marcus attended Occidental College. There he majored in International Relations and Art. After graduating, he left California for New York City and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute.

His first screen appearance came as a courtroom reporter in the thriller “Palmetto”, directed by Academy Award winner Volker Schlondorff, starring Woody Harrelson & Elisabeth Shue released by Castle Rock Entertainment.

In 2000 he joined the cast as a principle in the film “Drowning Mona”, directed by Nick Gomez, starring Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Jamie Lee Curtis and Neve Campbell. A Neverland Films production released by Destination films in March 2001.

He went directly from “Drowning Mona” to work on “Gripsholm”, directed by Academy Award winner Xavier Koller, starring Ulrich Noethen and Heike Makatsch. “Gripsholm” was produced by Thomas Wilkening Film for Kinowelt Film Productions. He then played the male lead in the drama “Cowboy Up”, also directed by Xavier Koller, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Daryl Hannah and Academy Award winner Pete Postlethwaite.

Marcus went from drama to comedy in his fifth film “Scorched”, directed by Gavin Grazer, starring Woody Harrelson, Alicia Silverstone, and John Cleese. Followed by “Noel”, directed by Chazz Palminteri, starring Susan Sarandon, Penelope Cruz, Paul Walker, and Alan Arkin. He then was the romantic lead in ”Bigger Than The Sky”, directed by Al Corley, starring John Corbett, Amy Smart, Sean Astin & Patty Duke.

His most recent work is part of the ensemble cast in David Mamet’s “EDMOND”, directed by Stuart Gordon, starring William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna and Julia Stiles. Also the just released “THE GRAVEDANCERS”, directed by Mike Mendez, co-starring Dominic Purcell and Tchecky Karyo and is proud of his work in the soon to be released John Dahl’s “YOU KILL ME”, starring Sir Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni & Luke Wilson.

Marcus has consciously made film choices that would lead him to be regarded as a true character actor, capable of playing both leading and supporting roles. The diversity of roles to date include everything from low life to fighter pilot, bull rider or pawn shop clerk, just to name a few. He continues to strive for parts that will further challenge him and allow him to grow as an actor while continuing to work for and with some of the best in Hollywood.