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Mark Frost

Mark Frost
Born (1953-11-25) November 25, 1953
New York City, United States
Occupation Novelist, screenwriter, director, film producer
Nationality American
Period 1984–present
Genre Mystery, supernatural
Notable works Twin Peaks, Hill Street Blues, The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs

Mark Frost (born November 25, 1953) is an American novelist, screenwriter, director and film producer, best known as a writer for the television series Hill Street Blues and as the co-creator of the television series Twin Peaks.


  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Bibliography 3
    • Fiction 3.1
    • Non-fiction 3.2
  • Filmography 4
  • Television 5
  • Notes 6
  • External links 7


Frost was a writer for the NBC television series Hill Street Blues. He co-created the ABC television series Twin Peaks[1] and On the Air with David Lynch. He co-wrote and directed the film Storyville, co-wrote Fantastic Four and wrote The Greatest Game Ever Played, based on his book of the same name.

His other books on golf are The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever, about a 1956 match pitting pros Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson against amateurs Harvie Ward and Ken Venturi, and The Grand Slam, about the 1930 golf season of Bobby Jones. His fictional works include The List of Seven, The Six Messiahs, and The Second Objective.

Personal life

Born in New York, Frost moved with his family to Los Angeles during his childhood. He is the son of actor Warren Frost and the brother of actress Lindsay Frost and writer Scott Frost.[2]







  1. ^ Frost, Mark (2002). The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vandon, Francis Ouimet , and the Birth of Modern Golf.  
  2. ^ "Biography | Mark Frost – novelist, television/film writer, director, producer". Retrieved December 6, 2010. 

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