Former real life FBI Special Agent/Firearms Instructor, Mark Padilla turned actor/stuntman/Entrepreneur/inventor/producer/CEO was recently selected by the “makers” of Minecraft the video game to be a lead character in a “new” video game under development.
He played an FBI Agent in the movie Wayward the Prodigal Son (2014), and has been in multiple commercials, PSA’s, veteran films and short films. He has also been a Film Law Enforcement/Military consultant on several films.
Mark stated “crossing over to film and video games has been an exciting and lucrative way to leverage my FBI and Military Officer careers and real world experiences, training into a new career.
I “acted” in real life as an undercover agent when my life was on the line. I especially enjoy the creative process of my many ventures – it’s my muse”.
More importantly he has the insight into portraying an FBI Agent or Military Officer in an accurate method. He also consults with Producers and Directors.
He earned a Masters in Accounting and B.S. in Finance. In addition, as a “single” parent he is the co-founder/Producer with his kids Deja (age 16) and Canyon (age 14) who have been inventors for over three years of Freshman Inventors http://youtu.be/4Pav4LWfleg (video) with a pending TV deal. Featured in Yahoo Finance: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/watch-back-bring-end-student-184000977.html
Mark is a former certified ski Instructor at Deer Valley Park City and a certified Scuba Diver, and motorcycle driver.
Unique traits: FBI Spokesman http://youtu.be/VR41wUv3Cq4
"Makers of Minecraft" new video game
Video by Founders of Minecraft FBI Agent
Wayward the Prodigal Son
Film by Rob Diamond FBI Agent
Film by Benjamin Gourley FBI Agent
Transition in Transmission
Film (short) by Darrin Farr Military Veteran
Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement- Certified Fraud Examiners Association
Weapons Expert (FLETC) - Top Gun
University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
Weber State University (Ogden, UT)
Defense Information Scho
Professional Scuba Diver Association PADI
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
Motorcycle Training School
Federal Firearms Instructor School
Professional Ski Instructor Association (PSIA)