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Human Target

Fridays at 11.30pm | TV2

Mark Valley plays Christopher Chance

Mark Valley stars in Human Target as Christopher Chance, a mysterious agent for hire who assumes different identities, literally becoming a human target.

Valley, a versatile film and television actor, is known equally for his comedic, witty turns as he is for his dramatic, weighted performances. He is a familiar face to television viewers, having appeared last season as FBI Agent John Scott on the hit drama Fringe. He also starred on Boston Legal for three seasons as Brad Chase, and had starring roles in Keen Eddie and Pasadena, as well as recurring roles in Once and Again, ER, The 4400 and Swingtown.

Valley's film credits include John Schlesinger's The Innocent, The Siege with Denzel Washington, John Frankenheimer's George Wallace, The Next Best Thing with Madonna and Rupert Everett and Shrek the Third, in which Valley voiced the character of Cyclops. Valley also wrote and performed in Walls, Wars and Whiskey, a one-man show about his experiences growing up in upstate New York and serving in the military.

Valley graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and began his acting career while serving overseas in the Army. A Gulf War veteran, he is a native of Ogdensburg, New York, and currently divides his time between Vancouver, Canada, and Los Angeles.