Mars Callahan originally wrote Poolhall Junkies as a vehicle for himself to star as Danny, the younger brother. After tens years of hard work and perseverance to get the film made, Mars stars as Johnny the older brother, a fact he laughs about as he describes the odyssey of writing, starring and directing a film. He is best known as an accomplished actor in such films as That Thing You Do!, a comedy written and directed by Academy Award Winner Tom Hanks and starring Liv Tyler and Charlize Theron; Kalifornia, starring Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis and David Duchovny; and Clifford. Mars Callahan has made numerous guest appearances on such hit television shows as ER, The Wonder Years, Growing Pains and starred in television features I Know My First Name is Steven and Children of Times Square.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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|Actor, Director, Writer