|Date of birth||5 June 1951|
|Origin||Hamilton, TX, USA|
Mark Harelik is the American television and film actor who portrays Howard Lemay.
Mark has made small appearances in several popular television shows such as Star Trek: Voyager, Bryan Fuller's Pushing Daisies (with Ellen Greene), Prison Break, Grey's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Seinfeld, Wings, Will & Grace, Gilmore Girls, Cheers, and a recurring role on The Big Bang Theory. He also has film credits for Election, The Swan Princess, and Jurassic Park III.
Mark is also well associated with the live stage. He had a role in The Light in the Piazza at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in 2005. Prior to that, he wrote the award-winning play The Immigrant, based on his family history; the play was considered the most widely produced play in the country. He later rewrote the play as a musical, and also wrote an autobiographical sequel called The Legacy. Mark also co-wrote the biographical play Hank Williams: Lost Highway.
- Mark Harelik has played the character of Judas in three different plays.