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:

    Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean,—roll!
    Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain;
    Man marks the earth with ruin,—his control
    Stops with the shore;
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)