Marks (surname)

Marks is a Cornish and Devon surname:

In biography:

  • Adolf Marks (1838–1904), Russian publisher
  • Alfred Marks (1921–1996), British comic actor and comedian
  • David Marks (disambiguation)
  • Dennis Marks, (1932–2006), American television writer in animation including Batfink and The Beatles
  • Gloria Marks (born 1923), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player
  • Harry Hananel Marks (1855–1916), British politician and journalist, who founded the Financial News in 1884
  • Heather Marks (born 1988), Canadian model
  • Howard Marks (born 1945), British drug dealer and author
  • Laurence Marks (British writer) (born 1948) British TV writer who usually wrote with Maurice Gran, mainly known for sitcoms such as The New Statesman and Birds of a Feather
  • Laurence Marks (American writer) (1915–1993), American writer for radio and television shows including M*A*S*H
  • Laurence Marks (British journalist), (1928–1996), British journalist who wrote for many years for The Observer and The Sunday Times
  • Laurie J. Marks, American fantasy writer
  • Leo Marks (1920–2001), British cryptographer and writer
  • Louis Marks (1928–2010), British television writer and script editor
  • Michael Marks (1859–1907), retailer, co-founder of the retail chain Marks & Spencer
  • Vic Marks (born 1955) Somerset and England cricketer and sports writer
  • Walter Marks (composer), musical theatre and film composer

Famous quotes containing the word marks:

    The legislator must be in advance of his age.
    Across the mind of the statesman flash ever and anon the brilliant, though partial, intimations of future events.... Something which is more than fore-sight and less than prophetic knowledge marks the statesman a peculiar being among his contemporaries.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)