Mark Boone Junior (born March 17, 1955) is an American actor perhaps best known for his roles in two films by Christopher Nolan, Memento and Batman Begins. He frequently portrays a crooked cop or other authority figure, and has had a prolific career, appearing in over 70 movies, which also include 2 Fast 2 Furious, Get Carter, The General’s Daughter, The Thin Red Line, Seven, and Die Hard 2. He has also made guest appearances on TV in Law & Order, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and several other shows.
He had a one-second appearance as “New York Guy” in Armageddon when Eddie Griffin’s character asked him what the news on TV was all about.
Boone started his career beside long time friend Steve Buscemi. Together the two provided audiences in the New York and Jersey area with stand up comedy. He has appeared in some of Steve’s directorial work, including Trees Lounge and most recently (2004) as… read more
A solid character actor that always, always brings something special to every film he has done. He's fantastic in the otherwise quiet, character centric Buscemi flick Lonesome Jim, the perfect neighbor from hell in Buddy Boy, and though his part is pretty slim in Memento it's great seeing him work with top notch talent like Guy Pierce. You know a character actor has chops when they play off a much bigger (meaning more prevalent not necessarily more talented) actor and stand toe to toe. I'd work with him any day of the week.