Mark Collie

Mark Collie (born January 18, 1956 in Waynesboro, Tennessee) is an American country singer/songwriter and occasional actor. His first single, "Something With a Ring to It" was co-written with Aaron Tippin. Randy Travis and Martina McBride have recorded his songs. In 1998, Collie appeared as Johnny Cash in the short film, "I Still Miss Someone". Shot mostly in stunning black and white, it captures a moment in time during Cash's darkest years of the mid 1960's. In The Punisher he played Harry 'Heck' Thornton, an assassin who plays Frank Castle a song, "In Time" (written by Collie) before attempting to kill him. Married with one son, Mark likes car racing, fishing, golfing, and used to ride bulls. Mark is a diabetic and volunteers often for the American Diabetes Association. He also hosts the "Mark Collie Celebrity Motorsports Festival For Diabetes Cure", held every October in Nashville at the Nashville Speedway. One of six children, he showed an early interest in piano and guitar and performed often for his family. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.