Mark Povinelli (born August 9, 1971) is an American stage, television and movie actor who also does occasional stunt work. Povinelli is also a noted social activist advocating for the rights of others with dwarfism. In June 2017 Povinelli was elected President of the Little People of America, an organization started in 1957 by Billy Barty, which promotes awareness, advocacy and medical assistance for individuals with forms of dwarfism. Povinelli stands 3’ 9½" and weighs 75 pounds (115 cm, 34 kg) as a consequence of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita (SEDc), a skeletal dysplasia caused by a mutation in the COL2A1 (type II collagen) gene.
Povinelli currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Heather Davis, and their two children.
Movies & TV shows
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When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comical events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lie...
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Are You There, Chelsea?
The show was created by Julie Ann and Dottie Zicklin. The book Are You There, Vodka? was the basis of It's Me, Chelsea, which aired on NBC from January 11 to March 28, 2012 On May 11, 2012 the show wa...
An evil queen wants to marry a wealthy prince after she spends all her money. He's in love with Snow White, but there's only one problem. The battle of good vs. bad was launched by Snow White. The per...
A baby-sitter tells a different story to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are frightening.
Georgia is played by Mary Elizabeth Ellis.
Water for Elephants
In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal care but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's fascinated by married per...
Jackass 3D is the third movie in the Jackass series. The premise is the same as the first two movies and the TV series. There are various stunts and skits. Beavis and Butt-head explain the 3D technolo...
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A large and blended family is what the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is. They show us a sometimes warm, sometimes twisted embrace of the modern family.
Beer for My Horses
"Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends who work together as deputy sheriffs in a small town. Two people defy the Sheriff and head off on a road trip to save a damsel in distress.
When Edward, Peter, Lucy, and Susan follow their own paths, they end up at a chocolate factory. The world of Gnarnia is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with characters such as Harry Potter and Ca...
Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and dreamer. He thinks he won the lottery when he gets a credit card in the mail. He wants to finance his dream, which is an all-woman hockey team. He ...
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Their warped views and precarious judgments often lead...
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
The newest residents of Boston's posh Tipton Hotel are 11 year-old identical twins named Zack andCody. The boys treat the tipton like their own playground, because they live in a suite with their mom....
Tod Browning's 'Freaks': The Sideshow Cinema
Documentary recounting the making of Tod Browning's Freaks. Featuring interviews with experts and actual sideshow performers, this film gives a fascinating insight into the cast members, production an...
The Polar Express
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he begins a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who don't believe.
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The Nick Cannon Show
The Nick Cannon Show is an American television comedy spin-off of All That. It aired on Nickelodeon's SNICK block 2002-2003 along with All That, The Amanda Show and Taina. The premise of the semi-scri...
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Bob Patterson is a television sitcom written and directed by Ira Steven Behr. It was directed by two people. The final episode of the show aired on October 31, 2001. After five episodes, the show was ...
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The Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, were prophesied to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. While trying to maintain normal lives in San Franc...
The Naked Man
A pharmaceutical mogul moves into a town and a man takes matters into his own hands.
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Frasier moved back to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father was shot while on duty.