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Casting Director Mark Teschner

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Mark Teschner, Casting Director
A native New Yorker, Mark Teschner has been a casting director for 26 years. He has been described by Rolling Stone as "an actor's casting director" and TV Guide noted his "unparalleled track record for finding new talent."

For the past 20 years, Mark has been casting director for ABC Television's "General Hospital" and won the 2007, 2006, and 2005 Daytime Emmy Awards for outstanding achievement for a casting director for a drama series.

He has received four additional Emmy nominations for his work on the show. Mark is also a three-time recipient of the Artios Award for outstanding achievement in daytime drama casting and has received 14 additional nominations.

Mark is a former vice president of the Casting Society of America and is currently serving his second term on the board of governors for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He resides in Los Angeles.

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