Mark The Knife

Mark The Knife

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandComedy

Biography

Mark Faje, sometimes called Mark the Knife or The World's Most Dangerous Comic, (born 1969), is a stand-up comedian who has performed his act around the world, including performances in seven circuses, Lazer Vaudeville and The Jim Rose Circus in 22 countries in 5 continents.
Faje's signature acts include balancing a running lawnmower on his face, kicking a flaming bowling ball inserted with knives onto the side of his head, juggling a buzz-saw and a flaming chainsaw, performing card tricks with a live scorpion, and throwing knives around people. Faje has opened and performed for Pearl Jam, Korn, Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction, Marilyn Manson, Lucky Boys Confusion, Nelly, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mýa, Kid Rock, Brian Setzer, The Ataris, Sugar Ray, John Mayer, and others. Mark's TV appearances have included the Late Night with David Letterman, Comedy Central, Ripley's Believe it or Not, and the Discovery Channel.

Faje has been performing publicly for since 1986, although he has only recently risen to national celebrity status with his appearance on NBC’s America's Got Talent, an American televised variety show, in the summer of 2006.