Jack Marks (performer)

Jack Marks (12 February 1895 – 12 March 1987) was an English performer and screenwriter.

He was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

He began his career as a comedian, dancer and singer. He appeared before King George V and Queen Mary at the inaugural Royal Command Performance in London in 1912. He later became a successful screenwriter for several British films, such as Up for the Cup (1950). He married Iris Dilley and they had a son Howard.

He died from lung cancer in St John's Wood.

Selected filmography

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